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30-Jun-2022 Christine Hanrahan

Hummingbird moth (Hemaris thysbe)

Larose Forest

Another moth I found alongside a trail in Larose recently, and it was certainly both an attraction and distraction!

To see what others are posting in the way of roadside/trailside attractions/distractions for the Jult challenge: https://forum.pbase.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=49178&p=389709&sid=0f36a6f9c84e3ce69263db181a1592b7#p389709

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victorswan12-Jul-2022 19:01
Oh yes another fantastic group among the butterflies, and not so easy to get a good picture, where you have succeeded miraculously in very lovely work BV++
Mieke WA Minkjan06-Jul-2022 13:02
beautiful BV
Ton T.04-Jul-2022 17:52
An outstanding image of this beautiful Hummingbird moth! V
Helen Betts04-Jul-2022 04:42
Such an amazing looking moth, well captured. V.
Claude Gagnon03-Jul-2022 23:44
Beautiful sharp shot Christine :)) V
Graeme03-Jul-2022 23:23
These are just so beautiful and you captured it perfectly, Christine.BV!!!
Hank Vander Velde03-Jul-2022 22:45
A beautiful Hummingbird Moth and a nice sharp image of it Christine.
Ray :)03-Jul-2022 19:32
Great detail on this delightful creature.
Pieter Bos03-Jul-2022 19:17
Very well captured! ~V
carol j. phipps03-Jul-2022 16:17
Outstanding details showing the colorization and feathery body. Wow~V
Nirvan Hope03-Jul-2022 13:33
Such a beauty. A marvelous close up.
Isabel Cutler03-Jul-2022 12:58
I am so jealous! Went looking for hummingbird moths a few days ago in the same place where I saw them last time - no luck!
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet03-Jul-2022 12:12
Beautiful capture.
pkocinski03-Jul-2022 11:18
Nicely captured.
Danad03-Jul-2022 08:18
Great and sharp details !
*V*
Borisalex03-Jul-2022 06:05
Great shot of that fancy looking species with a design like a modern airplane! :) V
Don03-Jul-2022 02:35
It almost could be a hummingbird, except perhaps that you've photographed it sitting still.
Liz Bickel03-Jul-2022 01:52
I love these moths! What a wonderfully sharp capture with awesome detail.
LynnH03-Jul-2022 01:28
What a beauty! V
Walter Otto Koenig02-Jul-2022 23:57
Wonderful detail with those stripes, translucent wings and fuzzy textures. "V"
Dennis Hoyne02-Jul-2022 23:46
Wonderful detail and color. I love that fuzzy fat body!
Pierre Martin02-Jul-2022 21:04
superb picture and capture, beautiful details!
globalgadabout02-Jul-2022 19:09
an attraction indeed, especially with the autumnal colouring..
Carl Carbone02-Jul-2022 19:04
Nice to have it perched so you can study it better!
joseantonio02-Jul-2022 18:05
brilliant capture.Well done.V.
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