Baird's Swallowtail - Papilio bairdii
This female Baird's Swallowtail is ovipositing on Wild Tarragon near Big Bear in San Bern. Co., July 2, 2006.
Baird's Swallowtail - Papilio bairdii
A worn male P. bairdii on the same day as above; he was aggressively patrolling a mountaintop. I hope to return next June to get a fresher male. (Update: I did return but didn't see them.)
Baird's Swallowtail - Papilio bairdii
Same male Papilio bairdii bairdii, ventral side.

©Dennis Walker