Sighting for July 22, 2014

Elaine Link

Link Residence, Carlinville
Macoupin County, IL

We’re used to seeing smaller swallowtails, so this one caught my eye from the kitchen window. It’s pretty breezy, but this Giant Swallowtail was persistent about tapping the purple coneflowers, sharing with half a dozen bumble bees.

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Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail