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Black butterfly

I have researched this and it appears to be a swallowtail of some sort. I forgot I had this picture until flcrazy posted her picture. Took me a bit to locate it on my computer.



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Beautuful Pic Skippy well worth the hard work of finding it :)

22 Sep, 2008

 

Well done in finding this lovely butterfly hiding in your computer!
It's beautiful.

22 Sep, 2008

 

Wonderful shot. We don't see this butterfly here.

22 Sep, 2008

 

wow great photo

22 Sep, 2008

 

Beautiful photo,Skippy

22 Sep, 2008

 

I only wish I had gotten a shot like flcrazy because this butterfly has a beautiful patch of iridescent turquois (sp) on the top portion of the lower wing. Absolutely breathtaking but like flcrazy, I would be running everywhere, tripping over rock piles (lol) in order to get the shot. At 62, my running capabilities have diminished significantly.

22 Sep, 2008

 

Fab photo Skippy, wish I could see butterflies like!

25 Sep, 2008

 

Love your close -up Skippy, you can see the wonderful detail of the butterfly's body, that you can't see in mine. Just look at all the white spots it's sporting. Quite unique !

25 Sep, 2008

 

I can sure sympathise with the bruised shins and stubbed toes! I tried to get a picture of a little blue fellow (well, he was blue on the top of his wings) but he would NOT rest with his wings open...and he looked browny/gray in my pics... did some damage to the garden too..following him hither and yon!!
Great picture! He has such elegant long legs and a velvet jumpsuit,hahaha! Diohio has a pic of this Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly photographed with his wings open. I can see what you mean about the irridescent turquoise.

29 Sep, 2008



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