Guess they are tougher than many of us thought.
In the Bennington area species are starting to emerge.
Yesterday (Sunday) after work, I walked the edges of a few fields:
Skippers seen: all first of the year.
American Coppers--12 First of the year.
Also nice flight of Little-Wood Satyrs and Pearl Crescents flying.
no Tigers... very few so far.
On Jun 1, 2014, at 9:13 PM, Ron Payne wrote:
> The piece on Giant Swallowtails that ran in the Burlington Free Press
> last week had some questions in it about whether or not they will have
> survived the harsh winter we just had. Well, consider those questions
> answered. I saw two Giant Swallowtails on private property on the West
> side of Snake Mountain in Addison this afternoon.
> Ron Payne
> Middlebury, VT