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,

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6173/6204264323_4f646d3d75_o.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6165/6204264343_c8b555a858_o.jpg

Best,
Larry



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Larry Clarfeld
Environmental Educator
Youth Birding Coordinator

North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm St.
Montpelier, VT 05602

www.NorthBranchNatureCenter.org
(802) 229-6206
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