Today I am sharing this mornings sighting and quite a joyous one! A Giant Swallowtail floating around our bee balm and milkweed blooms allowed me to get close enough to capture these images. At one point I had to chase a catbird away!I have never seen this beauty before and read that it is a rare sighting here in Massachusetts.If you would like to learn more about this awesome butterfly click
I was not the only one excited by this impressive butterfly . . . the Silver-spotted Skippers and Monarchs were happy to greet the Giant Swallowtail too.
I only hope it survived the Catbirds! A gift of global warming?