Got a phone call at the North Branch Nature Center late this week from
someone in Montpelier who found 3 caterpillars feeding on lemon balm in her
yard that she identified as Giant Swallowtails!  Here are a few pictures
that were emailed to me today... she said they didn't weather the storm too
well and that one might already be dead.  As far as I can tell, this is the
northernmost report for this species so far in Vermont... I'll try to get
more details tomorrow,


Larry Clarfeld
Environmental Educator
Youth Birding Coordinator

North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 229-6206
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