Pipevine Swallowtail Cats

Today’s post features a couple of images from my recent visit to a wonderful, private butterfly garden near Paola, Kansas. The Pipevine Swallowtails were very busy around several Dutchman’s Pipevine plants that grow here. Here are a couple of favorite images: A small Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar that we found on a Dutchman’s Pipevine leaf: Here […]

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Black Swallowtail (Re-post)

(This post originally posted in September 2010) The other morning, when I first entered the Prairie Meadow, I came upon this lovely Black Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio polyxenes) hanging on to a prairie grass stem. He seemed to be “frozen” to the grass. And my stumbling around in the low light (this image was taken just […]

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Tiger Swallowtail (Re-post)

(This post originally published in August 2010) Today I’m featuring another visitor I found at the Prairie Meadow the other day. As I was leaving the meadow, This large Tiger Swallowtail (Pterourus glaucus) flew in and fluttered about the thistles that are currently blooming. I just love seeing/photographing these beauties … so large and so […]

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Tiger Swallowtail

Today I’m featuring another visitor I found at the Prairie Meadow the other day. As I was leaving the meadow, This large Tiger Swallowtail (Pterourus glaucus) flew in and fluttered about the thistles that are currently blooming. I just love seeing/photographing these beauties … so large and so colorful!    

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