Puddling Giant Swallowtail

Subject: Puddling Butterfly
Location: Coryell County, TX
September 4, 2015 1:10 pm
Hello! I think this beautiful butterfly may be another Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes). It was puddling in a drainage area. So gorgeous! The wind was buffeting it about somewhat; today is partly cloudy and quite warm, 90 degrees. No significant rain for over a month, so any moisture is appreciated by wildlife.
Best wishes!
Signature: Ellen

Puddling Giant Swallowtail
Puddling Giant Swallowtail

Hi Ellen,
How nice to hear from you again.  Your puddling Giant Swallowtail is an excellent addition to our archives.

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