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Swallowtail -1

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 29 August 2014 in Animal & Insect.

The Black Swallowtail, also called the American Swallowtail or Parsnip Swallowtail, is a butterfly found throughout much of North America. It is the state butterfly of Oklahoma.

NIKON D5000 1/500 second F/16.0 ISO 1000 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Very beautiful butterfly

29 Aug 2014 5:21am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

beauty shot

29 Aug 2014 5:59am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent butterfly

29 Aug 2014 6:52am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Belle ta macro!

29 Aug 2014 7:37am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb colours and close up.:-)

29 Aug 2014 7:54am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what a wonderful one too. He has gone over to the dark side :)

29 Aug 2014 9:41am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

beautiful capture of this buttlerfly

29 Aug 2014 9:59am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

This is a very pretty butterfly. Nice view of the ventral wings and that big abdomen.

29 Aug 2014 10:42am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales lad), Germany

nice close up image.

29 Aug 2014 10:58am

Devi from Chennai, India

Brilliant capture...and they keep flitting about giving the photographer a tough time to capture !!

29 Aug 2014 11:39am

Tomix from landerneau, France

Beautiful black butterfly!

29 Aug 2014 2:06pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

I'm thinking there are some things that just don't answer to much gravity. How lovely to be as light as stardust.

29 Aug 2014 2:12pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful capture of the butterfly and little pink flowers .

29 Aug 2014 3:12pm

Sonja from Wörgl, Austria

A fantastic butterfly !

29 Aug 2014 7:33pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

I've never seen such a beautiful butterfly, thomas!!

29 Aug 2014 8:55pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Un bien beau spécimen !!!

29 Aug 2014 11:10pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Excellent capture of this wonderful butterfly ... the colors are amazing !!!

29 Aug 2014 11:37pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


30 Aug 2014 7:28am

omid from mashhad, Iran

L O V E L Y !!!

30 Aug 2014 9:13pm

1/500 second
ISO 1000
300 mm (35mm equiv.)