A beautiful tiger Swallowtail butterfly on equally lovely purple verbena in the courtyard garden at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, Illinois. Taken with a Nikon D60 and a Nikor 50-200 mm lens.


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  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful light and colors, well done!

  • Thanks so much Ellen. Usually these butterflies don’t stay put too long but this one did a great job posing for me!

    – mnkreations

  • RajeevKashyap
    RajeevKashyapalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful Work

  • Thank you for your very kind comment Rajeev!

    – mnkreations

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