Sighting for August 20, 2017

Karlo Mirth

Forest Park
Queens County, NY

What started out as a short birding walk ended up with a bang when I saw a completely unexpected Giant Swallowtail, my first sighting of one in Queens or any of the five New York City boroughs.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Giant Swallowtail