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Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth (Hemaris fuciformis), Hummelschwärmer, Emmenmatt, Emmental, Switzerland
Interesting fact: The wings were not always clear and transparent! The wings were covered with scales which were lost during the first strokes of wings. However this is a normal habit! I am not yet happy with these shots. This little hummy was even for me as a quick shooter too nervous... OK, I am happy...;-) Just for statistics: I shot 324 pics of this wonderful hummy, About 12 were acceptable, the others were just unsharp, no more hummy on the flower, to strong light (1 pm) ...
Spotted on Jul 25, 2010
Submitted on Jul 25, 2012
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