Swallowtail Butterfly and Green Bee

© Lyle K. Glass

Swallowtail Butterfly and  Green Bee
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Description

A yellow swallowtail butterfly lands on a thistle flower to feed while a agapostemon sweat bee is already feeding on the sweet nectar. the agapostemon bee is usually metallic green and has a banded abdomen.

Adjusted in PSE7.

Photographed in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, South Unit, Medora, North Dakota on 7-11-2012 at 6:03 a.m.

Uploaded on 8/17/2012 7:23:15 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D5100

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