Saturday, September 12, 2009

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

Taken at the Massachusetts Audubon Ipswich River property in Topsfield, MA on 3 September 2009.
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Roy said...

Hey Steve, that is really special.

Denise said...

Fantastic shots Steve, as are the ones of your Autumn Meadowhawks and butterflies below this post.

Chris said...

Hi Steve,
This is a fantastic shot of a fantastic butterfly. We got a nice composition and a nice light! As planed, the week end is pretty bad here, it is raining!

Autumn Belle @ KDP said...

A spectacular shot.

Müge said...

Perfect macro! Really a breathtaking shot! The beauty of this lovely butterfly could not be better photographed!

Have a beautiful Sunday,

Ciao! :-)

The Early Birder said...

FABulous shot Steve.

Tabib said...

That pretty big butterfly.
Nicely captured.

Eve said...

My favorite butterfly Steve! Congrats!

Doug Taron said...

When I was but a wee lad in Massachusetts, this was a really rare but in that part of the world. I remember once being very excited to see one in my grandmother's flower garden in Danvers. Have they become more common, or is this still a very unusual sighting?

Tennessee Granddaddy said...

Beautiful photographs! I loved looking at your blog. I found your link on my Dad's web site... Dad's Tomato Garden Journal.

Keep up the good work!

Celestial Elf said...

Beautiful Photograph thank you :D
thought you might like my machinima film the butterfly's tale~
Bright Blessings
elf ~

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