Black Swallowtail
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Black Swallowtail

Shortsighted

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Barely got outside and the first thing that catches my eye is a Swallowtail.
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Ally

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?How did you get it to stay still?
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I hum a Nat Cole classic, say ... something like Poinciana and make certain I do not move.
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Paul O'Toole

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Nice shot, looks like dandelions are impotant in early summer for butterflies as well as bees as a source of early food until other flowers emerge.
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Excellent point. I knew dandelions had a purpose. If it exists at a certain time
it likely has a place in a very big and complex puzzle. I may be becoming more
observant but there seem to be many butterflies this year, if not in actual numbers
but in variety easily spotted.
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Beautiful!   :D Do you report your sightings to ebutterfly or Ontario Butterflies Google Group?
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Jo-Anne  \":)\"

"If what you see by the eye doesn\'t please you, then close your eyes and see from the heart".


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I really only report on this forum.
No immediate reporting ... no mobile phone.
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