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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Swallowtail, of some sort

This butterfly kept fluttering around right before we headed home from our fishing yesterday. I figures soon as I got my camera it would leave, but decided to attempt capturing it anyway. I was pleasantly surprised when I got back to the sandbar to find it still fluttering from here to there. I just stood still near where it had been previously and it eventually came and posed for this photograph. I do not recall ever seeing one of these before...not in real life. I think I have seen one or two on other blogs.

6 comments:

Carletta said...

Great shot!
Butterflies are my goal for this summer. So far I have two shots.

Jacob said...

I gotta give you lots of credit...I find it very hard to get good butterfly shots...took a few the other day but none turned out as well as this one! Kudos to you!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful butterfly, Rose... You got a great picture of him.
Hugs,
Betsy

don said...

What a pretty design on this butterfly. I"m glad it was still there when you returned. Nice close up.

George said...

I'm glad it decided to cooperate for you. This is a wonderful picture.

Lindy MacDuff said...

Gorgeous capture!

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