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Hummingbird Hawk-moth

Macroglossum stellatarum


From the same family than butterflies, its long proboscis and its hovering behaviour, accompanied by an audible humming noise, make it look remarkably like a hummingbird while feeding on flowers

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1 Comment

SharonKayWork 10 years ago

This is awesome!

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Auvers-sur-Oise, Île-de-France, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Sep 1, 2011
Submitted on Sep 1, 2011

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