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Tiger on a Thistle
tetoneon

Tiger on a Thistle (papilio glaucus)

I had posted a similar one a while back but the background was a mat green from foliage, and here we have the sky.
Habitat
fields
Location
New Jersey
Date taken
07/09/2012
Scientific name
papilio glaucus
Equipment used
Canon 50d; 400mm f5.6
Great capture and picture of this beauty on a gorgeous thistle. Brilliant complimentary blue background with the yellow swallowtail. Excellent work Teto!!!!
 
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Oh how lovely this is Tee. A beautiful 'fly and thistle - shots don't come a lot better than that, do they.
 
I like this image very much . Great composition. The thistle flower provides a lovely perch to this beautiful butterfly;
 

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Butterflies & Moths
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