15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eastern Swallowtail Butterfly On Calamintha

This swallowtail Butterfly was in my garden, nectaring on the Calamintha plant. She was so focused on her meal, she wasn't afraid of me at all, allowing me to approach within inches.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Welling, Oklahoma, United States of America
Camera: SM-G935V
Copyright: © Loretta Merritt