Not sure...maybe a Hummingbird moth?

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  1. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    I found this guy stuck in between the windows in a big spider web. He's big! It is on a 1" broom handle.
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    Does anyone know what it is?
     
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    dooley Super Garden Turtle

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    I believe it's a hummingbird moth. I've seen some big ones. Is it okay? Did you unstick it from the spider web? It sure is pretty.
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    It looks like it could be a Lime Hawk Moth Netty. The colouring and markings aren't right for a Hummingbird Hawk Moth.
     

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