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Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Humming Bird Hawkmoth?

Can't post onto Calderdale Moths so have put this query here. Found this beauty this morning up Blackshaw Head. Andy C thinks it may be a Humming Bird Hawk Moth and from the fact it showed a blur of orange in flight asnd the two white spots on the lower abdomen - it my be?

1 comment:

  1. Yep, definitely Hummingbird Hawkmoth Geoff, it's not often you see one at rest - well done on getting a photo!