Kathy, it is absolutely possible; I saw one last year on May 5 in
west-central MAss.; of course, the season IS quite a bit later this year.
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> From: Kathy Hudson [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
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> Subject: black swallowtail?
> Is it possible that I saw a black swallowtail in Williston on Thurs. of
> last week (our last sunny day!)? Being an amateur, I am not sure if it's
> even possible, but I feel 85% sure that that's what it was. Kathy