Category Archives: Butterfly Pictures

Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly

A new friend of ‘We Love Butterflies’, Joan Hannon, contacted us to tell us about a beautiful butterfly she spotted near Lincolnton, North Carolina one morning.   Joan captured this fascinating photo of this zebra swallowtail butterfly on her white … Continue reading

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Southern Swallowtail from Morocco

Thanks for submitting your picture for identification Eilean Wilson of Morocco! This little guy certainly is a beauty. He’s been identified at the Iphiclides feisthamelii, or more commonly known as the Southern Butterfly. This butterfly can be found in Italy, … Continue reading

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Camera Butterfly for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S

Web-design and development company, Creanncy today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Camera Butterfly for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. We are glad to introduce you to the most unusual and beautiful photo application in the … Continue reading

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Nature Photographer’s Life Full of Birds, Butterflies

Even as a junior at Chico State, nature photographer John Hendrickson knew he wanted to build his life around the outdoors. He applied for a $1,000 grant to help create a nature education and wildlife rehabilitation center, and during his … Continue reading

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7 Tips on Photographing Butterflies

The beauty of butterflies has been displayed on calendars, posters, in ads for various products, and framed to be sold as art. These colorful and delicate little creatures can be found all over the world. It isn’t as difficult to … Continue reading

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Butterfly Fair at JU

A day-long butterfly fair has been held in Jahangirnagar University. “Let butterflies fly in the sky and give a boost to the nature” was the slogan of the fair. The fair held on Friday was arranged to create awareness about … Continue reading

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Butterfly Social Scene: When It’s Cool Females Pursue The Males

The male butterfly thrives when he plays it cool. In cool dry air, female butterflies defy the conventional sex roles by pursuing males, according to a new paper by Yale University researchers in the journal Science. The new study says … Continue reading

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Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

The Gulf Fritillary or Passion Butterfly, Agraulis vanillae, is a striking, bright orange butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, subfamily Heliconiinae. These were formerly classified in a separate family, the Heliconiidae or longwing butterflies, and like other longwings this species does … Continue reading

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) is a species of swallowtail butterfly native to North America. It is one of the most familiar butterflies in the eastern United States, where it is common in many different habitats. It flies from … Continue reading

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Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly View Slideshow Fullscreen Did you know? Scientific name: Papilio cresphontes Cramer (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) The giant swallowtail is the largest butterfly in North America. It is easily recognized by the conspicuous yellow pattern on a black background. Larvae … Continue reading

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