Tiger Swallowtail

By taggart  
Tiger Swallowtail

I think this butterfly was finishing emerging when I found it---bad place in the lamium to be struggling about-- He may have injured one wing--- tho, when it flew off it was strong and swift!

Special thanks to Walter (gajewski) Annette (annettep36] and Mark (marktc) for their incredible morning wake up call!!! THREE User Awards before breakfast! ( for Plant Form: 2}

My internet is fading and mushy this evening-- I may loose it again-- will attempt to catch up with you tomorrow......... if........

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annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
19 May 2012 12:21AM
You got his one sunny side upSmile goes very well will those speckled leaves.
look at that you even got the same butterflies in your garden!

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19 May 2012 12:28AM
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 12:34AM
GrinAbsolutely beautiful against the green foliage.
A really lovely butterfly.
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
19 May 2012 12:35AM
these really are a lovely butterfly,well shot and shown.
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
19 May 2012 1:38AM
Nothing short of perfection. - gary
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
19 May 2012 3:52AM
I see many lovely shots of butterflies on this site Jennn, but none better than this stunning image, very impressive, and fine write-up explaining it too!
Rgds., Jim
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
19 May 2012 4:36AM
A beautiful capture. Superb details in this image.............Sandy
tonyguitar 6 65 37 Canada
19 May 2012 4:41AM
Rich colour and sharp focus makes a winning image. TG
mikemullumby 7 1 3 Australia
19 May 2012 4:50AM
Beautifully sharp Jennifer, great shot.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
19 May 2012 5:33AM
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
19 May 2012 6:05AM
Great macro detail, Jenn -- and good timing, getting the wings fully spread.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
19 May 2012 7:31AM
Frame-filling, vibrant, and sharp from tip to tip, Jennifer. An excellent capture.


(many thanks for your comments on Hogwarts)
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 7:49AM
fantastic detail jenn brilliant colours and tones a cracking close up nice one Wink
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 8:07AM
Beautifully captured Jenn SmileSmile
Gets my User Award
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 9:37AM
Superb image Jenn, fantastic detail and colours.

Top class macro, done to perfection, and o what detail stunning....with fantastic colour, it's a work of art

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 9:48AM
A delightful image.... If I had a UA to give this would have one too.... Superb!
Jocelia 6 2 1 Australia
19 May 2012 10:16AM
Fantastic image Jenn. What a beautiful creature and great capture…….

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
19 May 2012 10:19AM
Spendid capture Jenn.....

saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
19 May 2012 10:22AM
One of the cleanest, sharpest butterfly images in a long time on here, Jennn. Great capture.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
19 May 2012 10:28AM
Oh my. I am marvelling at two things now. This beautiful butterfly...and your amazing capture of it.


Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
19 May 2012 10:55AM
Beautiful capture Jenn, great detail and the colours are superb.

saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
19 May 2012 11:38AM
Fantastic and lovely capture,very well done,
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 11:49AM
Captivating detail.
19 May 2012 12:38PM
Hi Jennifer, this is an excellent shot of the tiger shallow tail... Excellent shot..

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 1:06PM
OH what would I give for a shot like thisSmile beautiful
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 1:28PM
This is an excellent shot Jenni. Superb detail and cracking colour.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
19 May 2012 1:30PM
Superb shot Jennn. Wonderful detail and colourings. Congrats on all awards for your previous shot.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
19 May 2012 1:47PM
A well patterened specimen here Jenn.
Super shot.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 2:04PM
true beauty....
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 2:25PM
A beautifully detailed capture.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
19 May 2012 3:55PM
WOW! that is so sharp and beautiful Jennn
love it!
LexEquine 12 19 United States
19 May 2012 7:03PM
"Superb Catch!!" ~ LEx Wink
19 May 2012 9:14PM
Stunning image Jenn.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
19 May 2012 9:25PM
A beautiful shot of this swallowtail - detail is superb. I'm glad she was able to fly, saved you from having to repair a wing.

Glad to hear the poppies are coming up for you Smile

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
19 May 2012 9:31PM
LOL---repair a wing.................
19 May 2012 10:11PM
Brilliant macro shot. Amazing color and structure of the wings.
Regards, Oleg
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
20 May 2012 3:03PM
What a stunning capture! Well done Jenn!
1881 6 India
20 May 2012 6:52PM
Superb shot.
21 May 2012 7:07AM
Beautiful. A
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
26 May 2012 9:59PM
A stunning close up of this beautiful and exotic butterfly Jennn, the detail and colours are flawless

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