Scarce Swallowtail, Iphiclides podalirius

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
6643856/1000000 sec. / ISO 400
State/Province/Region
International
Nearest Area
Prague- Jinonice
Town
Prague
Brief Directions

metro to Prague 5 Jinonice. Walk to Prokopske udoli which is a small green belt of trees and fields. Butterfly likes limestone grasslands. It is large flyer, but it keeps a schedule so tha if it is seen at 1pm at the bus stop, the next day it will appear approximately same time at the bus stop. Favorite plants include red clover, vetch, so any vetch patch may attract it. It doesn't startle easily and tolerates close work.

Description

Scarce Swallowtail, Iphiclides podalirius. Large showy swallowtail that is habitual insect.

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Date Added
September 21, 2019
Date Taken
September 21, 2019