Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1118238

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: May 28, 2017
Date notes: I haven't seen this one in several years around here.
Submitted by: innokobird
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This one was flying around my backyard seeming to drink water. I also saw it May 29. If this is a swallowtail, it seems to be lacking the longer tails that I have seen in photos.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: September 23, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Yukon-Koyukuk, United States, Alaska