Hummingbird Moth

Ok. In this photo is a sphynx or hummingbird moth…can you see it? They come out each night at dusk and drink the nectar from the flowers in our yard…


About Terri C Pilarski

I am an Episcopal priest serving a delightfully progressive, interesting, creative congregation. I have been married more than half my life to the same man. We have two grown children, plus two dogs and two cats, although the number of four legged household members changes from time to time. I love to garden, knit, read, and play on Facebook or with my blog. I have been a practitioner of daily meditation since I was nineteen. I practice yoga five days a week and walk every where I am able too.
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9 Responses to Hummingbird Moth

  1. I’ve never heard of such a creature. That is so cool.

  2. mmmm yes… once i tried to pull my flowerboxes in for winter to save the beautiful flowers… and wouldn’t you know a bunch of these buggers came flying out in my apartment! they are not small! eeeeekkkk….

  3. mompriest says:

    No, they are not small…and when outside they are really awesome – but even though they won’t hurt I wouldn’t want them fying around my apartment…however my cats would have a field day catching them…

  4. revhipchick says:

    wow! it is beautiful.

  5. Diane says:

    what a great picture!!!!

  6. Rev SS says:

    I can see it … great picture.

  7. Barbara B. says:

    I’m glad you are posting pictures! Very cool.

  8. Kievas says:

    Learning something new every day…great picture!

  9. I love those things! Is that lambsquarter it’s on?

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