Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Giant Swallowtail

Last summer there was considerable excitement when an uncommon Giant Swallowtail butterfly (uncommon for southeastern Vermont) was cited around Windham County.

With the interest the sighting generated, I am delighted to report that the Giant Swallowtail is gracing some gardens again this summer. The species has been frequenting the phlox in my yard for the last two days. A few photos ...


KaHolly said...

You were able to get some beautiful pictures! The only time I ever saw one was in TX.

Anonymous said...

This is wonderful. I too posted a Giant Swallowtail today in North-east Massachusetts. Only the second one I've ever seen. They are generally not seen in our area.


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