Monday, July 6, 2015

Hummingbird Moth

Hummingbird Clearwing Moth  (Hemaris thysbe).
Often mistaken for a hummingbird, this diurnal moth is truly a sight to see.  The photo below was taken at 1/250 sec and the wings are blurry as this moth beats it's wings up to 300 times a second!!! And it can fly up to 37mph!

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