Flower Friday - Dainty Swallowtail
Before I die, I would really like to take a half decent image of this gorgeous butterfly, the Dainty Swallowtail (Papilio anactus). They fly at well over head height, are very shy, and sip nectar on the wing. So it won't be easy.
This was taken at full zoom at a great distance - the flower is my pom-pom tree (Dais cotonifolia), which is flowering three weeks later than usual, because of our very cold Spring.
I see this butterfly in the garden often, because their caterpillar food of choice is citrus, and I know they are in my lemon tree because of the 'pillar damage on the foliage.