Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1119890

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: June 10, 2017
Submitted by: mjowinnate
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First time I've seen this here. Photo was taken in a clearing in the woods. It was difficult to photograph due to very rapid wing movement until it stopped to check out the hummingbird feeder.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Eric Wood
Verified date: March 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Winneshiek County