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Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

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Photo of the Giant Swallowtail Butterfly at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Photo of the Giant Swallowtail Butterfly at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Genus:Papilio
Species:Giant Swallowtail

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

City:Niagara Falls
Country:Canada
Origins:North America
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Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Danaus, 2007, Danaus plexippus, Monarch Butterfly,
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Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Owl Butterfly (2)

Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Caligo, Central America, South America, Owl Butterfly,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!

Owl Butterflies on Tobago
Miscellaneous photos.

Owl Butterfly Wikipedia
Butterflies in the genus Caligo are commonly called Owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central and South America.


Photo of unidentified butterflies mating.  Taken at niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Mating Butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory

Photo of unidentified butterflies mating. Taken at niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Owl Butterfly

Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Caligo, South America, Central America, Owl Butterfly,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterflies of Canada web Site
The largest butterfly found in Canada (wingspan: 83 to 113 mm), the Giant Swallowtail has broad dark brown wings crossed on the upperside by a diagonal band of bright yellow spots. The underside is yellowish and the tail is broad with a yellow spot in the centre.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!

Owl Butterflies on Tobago
Miscellaneous photos.

Owl Butterfly Wikipedia
Butterflies in the genus Caligo are commonly called Owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central and South America.


Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.
Butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory (3)

Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Canada, Unknown,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.
Butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory (2)

Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Unknown,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Photo of chart showing the butterflies currently habitating the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Butterflies at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory(1 of 2)

Photo of chart showing the butterflies currently habitating the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Canada,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Photo of chart showing the butterflies currently habitating the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Butterflies at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory(1 of 2)

Photo of chart showing the butterflies currently habitating the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Canada,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!



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In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects

Related Links

Photo Specific Links:Butterflies of Canada web Site
The largest butterfly found in Canada (wingspan: 83 to 113 mm), the Giant Swallowtail has broad dark brown wings crossed on the upperside by a diagonal band of bright yellow spots. The underside is yellowish and the tail is broad with a yellow spot in the centre.

Butterly - Wikipedia
Giant Swallowtail - wikipedia
The Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) is a swallowtail butterfly common in various parts of North America, particularly the south and east. With a wingspan of about 10–16 cm (3.9–6.3 in),[2] it is the largest butterfly in Canada and the United States.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!

Animals Gallery Links:Animal Pictures at National Goegraphic
Animal Planet
Animals.com
Butterflies Gallery Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Central America - Butterflies
Site describing butterlies as they relate to Central America.
Canada Links:Canada - Wikipedia
Government of Canada Site
Official web site for the Government of Canada.
Giant Swallowtail Links:Giant Swallowtail - wikipedia
The Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) is a swallowtail butterfly common in various parts of North America, particularly the south and east. With a wingspan of about 10–16 cm (3.9–6.3 in),[2] it is the largest butterfly in Canada and the United States.
Niagara Falls Links:Niagara Falls - wikipedia
Wikipedia page for Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Tourism Official Website
The Official Website for Niagara Falls, Ontario. Packed with attractions, world-class hotels and dining, exciting nightlife and family adventure.
Niagara-on-the-lake Site
This is a site of Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau
Papilio Links:Papilio - Wikipedia
Papilio is a genus in the swallowtail butterfly family, Papilionidae. The word papilio is Latin for butterfly.

Photo Data

Make:NIKON
Model:COOLPIX P6000
DateTime:2011:02:07 22:19:29
Exposure Time:1/60
F:3/1
ISO:269
DateTimeDigitized :2010:03:01 14:52:45
DateTimeOriginal :2010:03:01 14:52:45
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