Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 963229

Bahaman Swallowtail
Papilio andraemon

Observation date: January 02, 2014
Submitted by: Jonny K
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In national park gardens when this butterfly caught my eye sitting peacefully on a bush. When I got closer, the butterfly flew away shortly to return to another bush 20-30 feet away. Hot and humid weather. 80 Degrees Fahrenheit with no breeze. Slightly cloudy with no recent rain.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Doug Taron
Verified date: July 08, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Jamaica