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One of my favorite Butterflies

Category: Butterflies | Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:17 pm

Who am I kidding I am a butterfly nut and I like them all. But one of the hardest to catch for me was the Giant Yellow Swallowtail but I am a very patient person so I waited...and waited. And finally I did not even have to chase it all over the back pasture it landed right at my feet on my flowers.

Giant Yellow Swallowtail ( photo / image / picture from naturenanni's Garden )

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leafylady wrote on Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:38 pm:

That's a great photo, worth the wait.


eileen wrote on Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:08 am:

A gorgeous butterfly and a shot that was worth every moment of the wait for it!!


Frank wrote on Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:30 am:

Beautiful NN!


naturenanni wrote on Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:18 pm:

Thanks everyone! I got so excited when it landed at my feet I took over 100 photos of it and got 5 that were good LOL!


cherylad wrote on Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:58 pm:

Absolutely beautiful! How big is it?


naturenanni wrote on Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:07 pm:

I am not real sure how big but guessing I would say 3 to 4" they are huge the coneflower it is on top of is full bloom.


gfreiherr wrote on Sun Oct 10, 2010 1:22 am:

Great capture...worth the wait. I had one in late summer, it was missing its hindwings but it stayed around the garden for about a week.

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