Clearwing Hummingbird Moths

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  1. Sherry8

    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    This is the second time I noticed the clear-wing hummingbird moth in my flower bed....they seem to like the Lamium...
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  3. Kildale

    Kildale Nature's Window

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    That's a thrill to see them, never had them around here.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    We don't have them here so it was so nice to see your photographs.
     
  5. marlingardener

    marlingardener Strong Ash

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    I've never seen the clearwings around here, but we do have Sphinx moths. They are nocturnal, but when seen during the day they are often mistaken for hummingbirds. Not as pretty as yours, Sherry, but we take what we get! S. Moth 2.jpg
     



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  6. Odif

    Odif In Flower

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    We call them day moths here.
     
  7. Cayuga Morning

    Cayuga Morning Hardy Maple Plants Contributor

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    Beautiful Sherry!
     
  8. Jewell

    Jewell Incorrigible Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Love the first picture with the clear wings. Those are show stopper photos
     

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