Butterfly

Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Although the wind was blowing steadily at about 25 mph when I was shooting these pictures, I couldn’t resist trying to get some photos of this beautiful Western Tiger Swallowtail butterfly. I had been bemoaning the fact that we haven’t had many butterflies in the garden yet this year, and then this guy showed up this morning.

Western Tiger Swallowtail Dorsal View

Western Tiger Swallowtail Dorsal View

Western Tiger Swallowtail Side View 

Western Tiger Swallowtail Side View

Western Tiger Swallowtail From Side  

Western Tiger Swallowtail Profile

Western Tiger Swallowtail on Coneflower  

Western Tiger Swallowtail on Coneflower

Discussion

  1. Those swallowtail photos are amazing! Thanks for posting them.

    Posted by Linda MacPhee-Cobb | June 4, 2008, 8:35 pm
  2. Beautiful!

    Posted by Pam/Digging | June 4, 2008, 10:17 pm
  3. […] I have been graced by the visit of another beautiful swallowtail butterfly. As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, we haven’t had many butterflies this year, but the few that we have had have been large […]

    Posted by Lost Valley Gardens | Black Swallowtail Butterfly | June 28, 2008, 11:03 am
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    Posted by Matthyew Jayson Fritch | June 27, 2009, 12:07 pm

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