Chequered Swallowtail (Papilio demoleus) - Coromandel Valley, South Australia by Dan & Emma Monceaux

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Chequered Swallowtail (Papilio demoleus) - Coromandel Valley, South Australia by 

This was my first and only sighting of this butterfly species, back in 2010. It was obliging enough to settle long enough to capture this very intimate macro shot, and a number of wider images.


chequered swallowtail, swallowtail, butterfly, coromandel valley, south australia, lepidoptera

Conservation and creativity are our two strongest passions. Our nature photography extends into online video at NatureScope . We’re also currently producing a documentary film called Cuttlefish Country . All purchases of our work will go directly towards the film’s production. The film is due for release in 2013.

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  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallover 1 year ago

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago

    2013/03/09 one per 24hrs

  • Jeanette Muhr
    Jeanette Muhrover 1 year ago

  • Thanks Jeanette, thrilled to bits!

    – Dan & Emma Monceaux

  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    Beautiful capture!!!

  • Thanks John, it was a great case of luck, timing and preparation ;)

    – Dan & Emma Monceaux

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  • jesika
    jesika4 months ago

    Fabulous image

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