Hilltopping for mates
This is a Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly found at Bolin Creek, North Caroilna. This species is native to eastern United States and North America.
Yellow & black butterfly with blue spots near tail- possibly male.
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...