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Hummingbird Moth
Posted By: MikeNArk, 04-22-2022, 01:51 PM

Feeding on Daffodils. On a neighborhood walk, we found this Hummingbird Moth feeding on Daffodils growing on the roadside. Several views. Shutter speeds were 1/500 and 1/800. Edit: Based on comments from knowledgeable forum members, these images are of the "Sphinx Moth".

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04-24-2022, 04:08 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by eaglem Quote
A very good series of Macro shots of an insect I haven't seen before.
Thank you. This is an insect that I don't see very often myself.

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Mike - I managed to track this one down. Turns out to be a White-headed Sphinx Moth, Hiles lineata. Here is the Wikipedia link:


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