Butterfly in the pasture

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  1. marlingardener

    marlingardener Mighty Oak

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    My husband was out feeding the birds this morning, and saw a Giant Swallowtail in the pasture. Intrepid man that he is, he put down the birdseed bucket and went into the pasture to get this photo. Giants are always so photogenic!
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  3. mart

    mart Strong Ash

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    We have had a number of them too ! Thats a good pic !
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    I am so chuffed that he took the trouble. I really like butterflies and never miss a chance to visit a butterfly house.
    We have a similar butterfly as this one in Nederland, but I find the colours of yours richer.

    We call them “Kininginnepages”.
     
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    Lovely :)
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Really beautiful.
     
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    Such a beautiful pic.
     
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    Lillium_Lover Seedling

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    Very pretty!!!
     

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