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Sideward swallowtail

I’ll often try to get shots of butterflies with their wings wide open, but when they turn sideward, you can sometimes get an equally spectacular view of them slowly sipping nectar. 34 more words


Perfect butterfly

Butterflies are always beautiful no matter what their condition, but there is something really special about seeing a perfect specimen with its wings wide open, like this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail ( 18 more words


Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”

~Maya Angelou (1928-2014),¬†American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement… 17 more words


Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly in the Mountain Mint

Within the flutter of a Butterfly’s wing I hear Nature’s song. ~ Lee Hiller

In the silence of the early light an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly feeds upon the delicate Mountain Mint Blossoms. 80 more words

Hot Springs National Park

a tale of two Swallowtails

During the last week, I’ve seen several Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies in the backyard. ¬†They seem to be especially attracted to the Cup Plant (the same plant the Goldfinches have been tearing apart). 403 more words