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Swallowtail on my Clover Patch
Lens: DA 55-300 PLM Camera: KP Photo Location: Liberty, Maine ISO: 320 Shutter Speed: 1/320s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: SSGGeezer, 08-05-2018, 04:21 PM

When I mowed my yard a few days ago I left the top of my hill that borders the road with a thick patch of clover that was blooming to keep the bees and butterflies in the area happy until more flowers bloomed. Stopped to check and found this Swallowtail butterfly having a drink of nectar.

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08-05-2018, 04:38 PM   #2
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Well, you succeeded in keeping this guy happy.
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Nice shot. Cooperative butterfly!
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Great shot.

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Thanks, It flew away after 3 shots and the other was straight to the trash. Got a bumble a few minutes later but I got a bit too anxious and got inside MFD on several of those, so more discards.

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Good images.

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