Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

The Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly (that is a mouth full) tends to be a native of the warmer climates in the southeastern region of the United States. I think this love for the heat had a detrimental effect on this specimen. He seemed in no hurry to fly away from me when I found him in…

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

I found this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. These are large butterflies. I have always been amazed at how fragile they¬†appear. Their flight patterns at times seem erratic as if they struggle to stay aloft, and yet they have some of the most beautiful colors and patterns making them seem majestic…