• Pipevine Swallowtail

    We were eye in eye today!

  • HairyLegs

    Seen like this, a butterfly almost looks like a spider, doesn't it? ;-)

  • Male Pipevine Swallowtail

    I like the way the sunshine makes them iridescent! * * * Ich mag dieses metallische Glaenzen im Sonnenlicht!

  • Puddling

    Pipevine Swallowtail * Schwalbenschwanz

  • Pipevine Swallowtail

    Those butterflies have incredible colors - picture straight from the camera!

  • Wings

    Pipevine Swallowtail

  • Magnified Butt -

    -erfly ;-)

  • Pipevine Swallowtail

  • Butterfly hugs

    The one on the right was missing part of his lower wing. We still saw it fly, but with great difficulties. For some reason this picture touched me beyond words. Feel hugged, everyone! Pipevine Swallowtails, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Im Rampenlicht

    Pipevine Swallowtail im Nationalpark

  • Swallowtails

    Pipevine & Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

    Male and female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

    Not a very good picture, but the best one I have to show the top of the Eastern Tiger. And this archive picture concludes the butterfly series for now ;-)

  • Tarnung * Camouflage

    Eastern Tiger Swallowtail ~ Papilio glaucus

  • Puddling

    ... nennt man das, wenn die Schmetterlinge alle auf einem Haufen sitzen, um Mineralien aus dem Boden aufzunehmen. Leider war an diesem Tag das Licht im Nationalpark etwas "schwierig".

  • Puddling Butterflies (with IDs)

    Seen August 2006 in Tremont, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

  • Appalachian Azure

    They are really tiny, compared to the swallowtails next to them!

  • Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail

    They are HUGE! But unfortunately they don't like to sit still ... * * * Die sind RIESIG! Aber leider sitzen sie nicht lange still ...

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