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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