12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on a Gaillardia Flower

This beauty flew into my back yard flower garden and stayed for quite a while last summer. It was quite fond of these gaillardia flowers, and didn't seem to mind me being there for photos.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
Copyright: © Mark Brinegar