Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon

Observation date: July 25, 2021
Submitted by: Birder2
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: WaHoo!!! Finally found Oregon's state butterfly. Found puddling near a spring in Hay Canyon. Weather was warm, 77º and sunny with a light breeze.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: Subspecies oregonius-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Sherman County