I was walking by the porch door a few minutes ago when something on the porch caught my eye. At first, I thought it was a large leaf by the window, but upon further inspection I realized it was a very large moth! It was beautiful!
At first it had its wings folded up:
We compared the photos to some online and determined that a Polyphemus moth
had found a resting place on our porch. Nathan & Emily were both very excited. What a special treasure to find!