A Palamedes Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio palamedes) sips nectar from a ripening thistle, as a Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa) passes by in search of its own flower. At the edge of a canal in Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, eastern North Carolina. As seen in camera. This is not a composite image.
April 16th, 2022
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