Tiger as Pollinator

By taggart  
Tiger as Pollinator

This is the Tiger Swallowtail still working on the Buddleia or Butterfly Bush. Those who look closely will see that he is well dusted with pollen grains.

Thank you to MyraB for her wonderful User Award for "Calendula."

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7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2014 11:44PM
Entomological imagery dosen't get much better than this. "Superb"

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marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2014 11:45PM
utterly beautiful Jenn, I love it!
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2014 11:57PM
Stunning Jenn - a great view of inside and outside the butterfly's markings complete with pollen!
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mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
19 Aug 2014 12:12AM
Well lit and coloured Jenn.
Super shot.
19 Aug 2014 12:16AM
Superb Jenn,
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 2:48AM
What you've done with this is nothing short of magnificent Jenn. Truly stunning.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
19 Aug 2014 3:02AM
A fabulous capture, very beautiful.
19 Aug 2014 5:38AM
you are getting these with amazing frequency.. it is as though nature has chosen you for its work.. the quality of these images tells me that there's no substitute for perseverance and experience.. they are very inspirational collectively..
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 5:51AM
Absolutely stunning image! WOW! Grin
19 Aug 2014 7:06AM
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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 7:11AM
A stunningly detailed macro portrait.
19 Aug 2014 7:36AM
Great image.
19 Aug 2014 7:41AM
Beautiful work! Smile John
8 10 10 England
19 Aug 2014 8:05AM
Someone mentioned magnificent - I agree.
19 Aug 2014 8:13AM
One of the best butterfly images !'ve seen, Jenn.
The sharpness, exposure and colours are excellent.

19 Aug 2014 8:24AM
This is great macro work Jenn; full of light and colour.

19 Aug 2014 8:36AM
I like this very much - detail and beauty abounding.
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
19 Aug 2014 11:45AM
A beautiful specimen Jenn and such cracking detail,
A stunning image Jenn, pin sharp and so detailed. SmileSmileSmileSmile
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
19 Aug 2014 12:16PM
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
19 Aug 2014 1:19PM
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 3:16PM
A beauty, good detail!
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
19 Aug 2014 4:05PM
Glorious capture Jennn.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Stunning !
Outstanding! Grin

pascalg Plus
10 37 France
19 Aug 2014 6:41PM
excellent capture !
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1984 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 9:55PM
Exquisite, Jenn, a frame-filler with wonderful detail on the butterfly.
19 Aug 2014 10:09PM
Lovely shot Jenn of a beautiful butterfly. Cathy
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 11:08PM
What a beauty Jenn - superbly done
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
20 Aug 2014 1:47AM
Superb .... Great photography. Love the composition
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
20 Aug 2014 10:16AM
22 Aug 2014 10:59AM
Stunning capture, Jenn. A
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
29 Sep 2014 9:16PM
A magnificent close up of this stunning butterfly nectaring on buddleia

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