Sighting for February 24, 2014

Rob Santry

Anderson - My Back Yard
Shasta County, CA

Our pipevine plants started sprouting last week and today we had a female Pipevine Swallowtail laying eggs on the new shoots. This is still February! Seems early but we are having a very warm week with temps at 71 degrees.
The closeup photo actually shows her laying an egg.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Pipevine Swallowtail

Pipevine Swallowtail