Thursday, April 10, 2008

Hummingbird Moth



Ok. In this photo is a sphynx or hummingbird moth...can you see it? They come out each night at dusk and drink the nectar from the flowers in our yard...

9 comments:

Presbyterian Gal said...

I've never heard of such a creature. That is so cool.

Hot Cup Lutheran said...

mmmm yes... once i tried to pull my flowerboxes in for winter to save the beautiful flowers... and wouldn't you know a bunch of these buggers came flying out in my apartment! they are not small! eeeeekkkk....

mompriest said...

No, they are not small...and when outside they are really awesome - but even though they won't hurt I wouldn't want them fying around my apartment...

however my cats would have a field day catching them...

revhipchick said...

wow! it is beautiful.

Diane said...

what a great picture!!!!

Rev SS said...

I can see it ... great picture.

Barbara B. said...

I'm glad you are posting pictures! Very cool.

Kievas said...

Learning something new every day...great picture!

"Ms. Cornelius" said...

I love those things! Is that lambsquarter it's on?

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