Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1349066

Polydamas Swallowtail
Battus polydamas

Observation date: January 21, 2022
Submitted by: islandgyal
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Resting on a leaf in a stationary position, with wings closed. Wings are intact and about 1 inch. Seems to be resting or bracing for high winds. The weather was overcast with a slight breeze.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: January 29, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): The Bahamas