Butterfly Time…

Black Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

While going through these photos I took awhile back, I was surprised to see the cool reflection in our pond of this Black Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. I’m so happy that we even had butterflies around because we’ve had such a tough heat wave and drought, it was destroying all of the wildflowers we had growing. We couldn’t even keep up with the watering. Luckily, these butterflies are pretty tough.



  1. July 23, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    I love this photo because it looks like the butterfly is either about to dive into the water (for some inexplicable reason) or fly off the rock.
    Where do they come from and where can I see them in their natural habitat?

    • jkgphotos said,

      July 23, 2012 at 5:22 pm

      Thanks for your comment! I’m with you, where do these guys come from….. I’m so glad that this butterfly took his time around our pond. I think I got a lot of nice photos of this guy! So, glad you stopped by my blog, hope you’ll visit again.

  2. July 23, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    what a great shot!

  3. jkgphotos said,

    July 23, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    Thanks Sheila! I’m so glad this colorful butterfly came to our backyard.

  4. July 26, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    A gorgeous photo indeed!

  5. jkgphotos said,

    July 26, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Thanks, I got lucky again.

  6. August 6, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    What an awesome, unique capture Joleen!

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