Sighting for September 7, 2023

Margaret Salvia

Cape May County, NJ

Giant Swallowtail, Papilio cresphontes, in my garden. 90 degrees and sunny here.

[Wow! Margaret Salvia, our newest contributor to the South Jersey Butterfly Project, joins with a bang. Giant swallowtail is rare in South Jersey and even more so as south as Seaville. This is the first report we have had of the species in CMY in nearly four years – since Leslie Fallon found and photo'd one in the Villas on 9-19-2019. Congratulations to Margaret on a superb find! jc]

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Giant Swallowtail