In disturbed area at edge of pond.
Dark form female
Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
black form female
Backyard Survey of Hummingbird feeders.
This Tiger Swallowtail decided the hummingbird feeder was a perfect stop fora drink. a couple of hummingbirds protested and tried to chase off the butterfly... but the swallowtail ignored them
The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) is a species of swallowtail butterfly native to North America. It is one of the most familiar butterflies in the eastern United States, where it is common in many different habitats. It flies from spring to fall, during which it produces two to three broods. Adults feed on the nectar of many species of flowers, mostly from those of the Apocynaceae, Asteraceae, and Fabaceae families. P. glaucus has a wingspan...