Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1305628

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: August 07, 2021
Submitted by: Jeswain60
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flew around edge of woods into yard and the around flowers in garden. Almost constant upper wing movement going between flowers, was only still when landed on a tree leaf.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: August 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, York County