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Hummingbird Hawk-moth

Macroglossum stellatarum



1 species ID suggestions

Hummingbird Hawk-moth
Macroglossum stellatarum Macroglossum stellatarum


alicelongmartin 4 years ago

Very Nice!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 4 years ago

Beautiful! Congratulations!

NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Congratulations !

Congratulation on the SOTD!! lovely Hummingbird Moth, great picture also. Thank you for sharing.
Been in love with them, Hummingbird Moth, since one came to my garden some 7 years ago. Thank you again.

PedroNicolau 4 years ago

Thanks everyone for you kind comments.
This is very surprising to me, I'd never expect to see so many people enchanted by this unique moth.

Pedro you are famous :-) great work,congrats on the SOTD,thanks for sharing

DonnaBollenbach 4 years ago

Great stop-action. Congratulations!

AliceGreenup 4 years ago

Beautiful! congratulations!

Wild Things
Wild Things 4 years ago

Amazing shots! Congrats!

Jolly Ibanez
Jolly Ibanez 4 years ago

Congratulations Pedro. Awesome spotting

OnengDyah 4 years ago

Great shot..congrtl's ..:)

GinaBretos 4 years ago

great shot!!!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 4 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations PedroNicolau!

arlanda 4 years ago

Impressive spotting, Pedro! Congratulations!!

JeannePickles 4 years ago

I saw 1 last year for the first time! Awesome little things...I will try to capture a pic this year :)

Congratulations !

LuisStevens 4 years ago

Congrats Pedro on your Spotting of the day!

KarenL 4 years ago

Welcome to the community Pedro, and congratulations, you have just earned your first spotting of the day!

The Hummingbird hawk-moth is named for its ability to hover, accompanied by an audible humming noise, which makes it appear remarkably like a hummingbird.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 4 years ago

Amazing shots Pedro!

LarryGraziano 4 years ago

Lovely shots!

Very cool find Pedro,feeding in a lantana,perfect,congrats and thanks for sharing

LeonardoMB 4 years ago

Curious spot! @_@

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 4 years ago

Stunning pictures !!!


Lat: 39.46, Long: -8.43

Spotted on Jul 19, 2011
Submitted on Apr 26, 2013

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