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Mercy
Woman clicking with her compact
A Hindu pilgrim in front of a roadside temple in the Laxmanjhula area of Rishikesh,India
Towers of  Rodos fortress (Greece)
Winter in Florida
Head of Gold
Bus stop: W. 34th St. and 11th Ave., NYC
The Battle to Survive
Colors of India
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Budapest night
Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush
People walking under the mehram arch.
subjectivity
Gadisar Lake
Sunrise over Bagan
Biking in a snowstorm in Central Park
Lying Buddha
Herding Sheep at Morelea Ranch, NZ
Stormy Glen Etive
Cats waiting for serving at a fish market.
A phycally challaged child is earning his fate
Beauty without colors
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush

Swallowtail butterfly feeding on the flowers of the bush. I wanted a photo depicting the proboscis in the flower. This swallowtail obliged me by feeding long enough for a few shots. I am a citizen protector of pollinators, so this is my medium!

TAGS: Butterfly, Swallowtail, Urban, Virginia, Wildlife

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Herndon, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Judith Leslie Corcelli.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Total Views: 123
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-H400
Focal Length: 57mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.1
ISO: ISO80
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