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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Female and Thistles
Photographer: Kathryn (Kit) Schmeiser
Location: Backyard
Story: 
Thistles bloomed in part of our NWF Certified Wildlife Habitat meadow and attracted a variety of pollinators. In the afternoon sunlight, the wings of this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail female butterfly looked like miniature stained glass windows.
Digital Alterations: 
Adjustments to color, contrast, brightness (enhancement); removal of dust; cropping
Camera Information: Pentax K-x SLR digital camera
Special Equipment: