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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) is a common and widespread swallowtail across much of the eastern half of the United States. The first image here was taken in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, in August, 2003. This image was shot with a Canon EOS 10D and an EF 70-200mm F/2.8 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The shot shown here was taken near Luling in Caldwell Co., Texas in August, 2003, with the same gear as above.
The image shown here shows a swallowtail that had probably had a close encounter with a large flycatcher, judging from the bite mark out of the left wing. This shot was taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in May, 2004, with the same gear as above.
The shot shown here was taken in Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas, in August, 2007, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in March, 2008. This image was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The next 2 shots show Eastern Tiger Swallowtails with other swallowtails, including Zebra Swallowtail, and Spicebush Swallowtail. These butterflies were "puddling" in sandy soil at the edge of a pond in the Angelina National Forest, Angelina Co., Texas. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The same camera gear was used to take this image of the underwing of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail at the same location as the above 2 images.
The next 2 shots of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail were taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in May, 2010, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 580 flash.
The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in the next three images was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in March, 2011. These images were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
This shot shows some close-up detail of the right wing of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
14 March 2013

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
and
Palamedes Swallowtail
Papilio palamedes
on white sand swimming beach,
Camel Pond,
Apalachicola National Forest,
Liberty Co., Florida
30 March 2013

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
19 September 2013
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
black female
Palmetto State Park,
Gonzales Co., Texas
28 July 2014
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
nectaring on Agarita
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
12 March 2015
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
nectaring on Agarita
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
12 March 2015
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
along Indian Creek,
Jasper Co., Texas
1 April 2015