Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1339818

Great ash sphinx
Sphinx chersis

Observation date: August 12, 2022
Submitted by: kellyhorse
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, hot day. A small bird had this in its mouth, left it under our ash tree, and flew away. The caterpillar was alive and crawling after being left there.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: October 28, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Alberta, Canada