It's time to vote on our 2017 photo contest! Vote for your favorite photos of the year here!


1st Place with 109 points:

From veemjay: "I watched this perfect Red-Spotted Purple flit from flower to flower on my big Menarda this summer. The drought was tough on floral and fauna alike."

Contest picture by veemjay

2nd Place with 63 points:

From DebinSC: "Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Lantana"

Contest picture by DebinSC

3rd Place with 47 points:

From sunkissed: "Tiger Swallowtail butterfly sips nectar from a wild Florida Paintbrush flower. "

Contest picture by sunkissed

Runner Up with 43 points:

From gardenpom: "Black Swallowtail on Java Glorybower."

Contest picture by gardenpom

Runner Up with 41 points:

From Shelly221: "A beautiful Cairns Birdwing"

Contest picture by Shelly221

Runner Up with 39 points:

From wendychapman: "There is nothing quite so pretty as a swallowtail on a cone flower. Even a rather tattered cone flower. "

Contest picture by wendychapman

Runner Up with 34 points:

From gardenpom: "Gulf Frit on Tithonia."

Contest picture by gardenpom

Runner Up with 30 points:

From henryr10: "Common Buckeye"

Contest picture by henryr10

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