Tag Archives: Tiger Swallowtail

Awe in the Ordinary

The front yard flowers are bursting into bloom and the butterflies are beginning to make an appearance. This female Swallowtail stopped by the other day and spent a good bit of time sipping sweetness from the aptly named Butterfly Bush. … Continue reading

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Butterfly Bait

Several months ago, hubby and I (And I am using the word “I” very loosely!) planted a zinnia garden with the hopes of luring more butterflies to the front yard. Today, the first bait-taker arrived. A beautiful male Tiger Swallowtail … Continue reading

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A Swallowtail Sampler

Butterflies are now starting to show up in greater abundance in the front yard.  Yesterday, every time I walked out the door, I saw a Tiger Swallowtail nipping nectar on the butterfly bush. Like this beautiful male with his bold … Continue reading

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Lovely Lady with a Band of Blue

A couple of female Tiger Swallowtails have been hovering about sampling nectar front the front yard flowers. The first lovely lady showed up early in the afternoon, with just a small nip missing from her left “tail.”  She spent most … Continue reading

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