Nice one, Jethro!
Wikipedia says "Uncommon but widespread"
Thank you Kevin
It looks backwards. Like the wings bit is a bigger version of the butterfly bit...
.... you are right, with red eyes too and long antennae Whoelius
Cheers from the wilds of North Carolina - Jethro
What a wonderful shot! Uncommon? I see them all the time!
Warmest regards from GA, Liam
Uncommon except for Hephzibah Liam, where they as common as ....well.... really common things, I guess.
Thank you for your kind words ol' buddy.
What a beauty Jethro!
What's the name of his mate just below?
Or is the Bank's taking affect?
Best wishes Peter
Why thank you Peter
That's a likkle black bug (Ebonus Buggus), they're everywhere!
You should try the Marston's its got a great Pedigree.
Best wishes from back in the USA - Jethro
Fine photo of a lovely creature! I liked.
Thank you Samad
Best wishes from North Carolina - Jethro
Lovely creature...here Jethro' and a good close up...the wings look out of proportion to its' body...(the insect, not your photo)....but this adds to the beauty of the species....Dj..
Thank you David I am glad you enjoyed this cute, not-so-little butterfly.
thats a lovely one!
Thank you very much Unda Its the first time I have seen (or at least identified) one of these.
What a lovely capature, Jethro! Never seen this kind of Swallowtail before! His "tails" are really impressing and he is absolutely beautiful! BIG LIKE for this great shot! Greetings, Anne
Thank you Anne I was delighted to be able to see one of these (at last).
Best wishes - Jethro
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Photo taken in William B. Umstead State Park, 8801 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27617, USA
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