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My one and only visitor this year
#148823 Nov 4th, 2007 at 04:15 PM
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I came home from work one day to find this on one of my flowers. Must have been a good meal too because it sat there for at least 15 minutes and let me get good and close.

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chermoni #148945 Nov 4th, 2007 at 07:15 PM
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how pretty! grin


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faerywatcher #149105 Nov 5th, 2007 at 10:05 AM
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Oooh pretty swallowtail Cheryl!!


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Wrennie #149126 Nov 5th, 2007 at 10:50 AM
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So that's what kind it is! Thanks. It seems that we see very little butterflies around the city except for the little white ones. I was very excited to have attracted this visitor. Hopefully I can get more next year.


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chermoni #149311 Nov 5th, 2007 at 08:58 PM
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very nice!

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I think its a Tiger swallowtail. :)
scroll about 1/2 way down to see it here: butterfly site page


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Wrennie #170834 Jan 12th, 2008 at 03:36 AM
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very nice picture Cheryl---


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JunieGirl #181354 Feb 12th, 2008 at 09:04 AM
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wonder why you don't see many butterflies.

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Bestofour #181355 Feb 12th, 2008 at 09:08 AM
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cool site Wrennie.

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Bestofour #181414 Feb 12th, 2008 at 10:36 AM
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I have mainly pipevine and eastern tiger swallowtails here. Maybe also spicebush swallowtail--I have a lot of spicebushes. I'm hoping to attract the zebras also. I have to young paw paw trees, they host plant for zebra swallowtails.


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Re: My one and only visitor this year
Bestofour #181543 Feb 12th, 2008 at 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Bestofour
wonder why you don't see many butterflies.


Maybe it's too windy here? I'm really not sure why we don't see many. I love going to the butterfly houses that we have here though. They land on you and everything, there are so many of them and I love them. I have some seeds that are supposed to be good for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds so we'll see how that turns out this year. It's almost warm enough here for me to start planting seeds!


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