Eastern Tiger Swallotail

© Candace M. Cleveland

Eastern Tiger Swallotail

John Connolly July 09, 2018

A beautiful insect and capture Candace! Well done! #1711292

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 13, 2018

Gorgeous capture of this Swallowtail. #11714292

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 31, 2018

Congrats Candace on great finalist. #11722598

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 01, 2018

Beautiful capture, and so deserving of your Gold Winner, congratulations! #11722941

Gerda Grice level-classic September 01, 2018

Lovely capture! Many congratulations on your win! #11722963

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 01, 2018

Beautiful capture, and so deserving of your Gold Winner, congratulations! #11722975

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 03, 2018

Congratulations Candace on outstanding Gold Winner. #11723366

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Description


(aka Tiger Swallowtail)
This unique species of swallowtail is a quick and strong flier, gliding when able. The males are a bright yellow, while the females can exhibit two different color forms; yellow and black and black and blue. The darker form is more common in the southern states. The caterpillar is just as remarkable, it resembles a small snake with eyespots. This butterfly particularly enjoys pink, purple, and red flowers, and is a wonderful visitor to any garden.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 6D

Uploaded on July 09, 2018
Entered into contest on 2018-07-09 11:30:18

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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