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Hummingbird Hawkmoth
colincurry

Hummingbird Hawkmoth (Macroglossum stellatarum)

Making the most of the sun's warmth retained in the bricks. Needed help to ID this as my books show it in flight when it is much more colourful. Unfortunately, this is the only sighting in our garden this year.
Habitat
Garden
Location
Cambridgeshire
Scientific name
Macroglossum stellatarum
Three lovely images, Colin. I’ve only seen one in our garden this year too.
 

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Category
Invertebrates
Added by
colincurry
Date added
View count
48
Comment count
1

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Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/14
Focal length
700.0 mm
Exposure time
1/800 second(s)
ISO
10000
Filename
2207 Hummingbird Hawkmoth.jpg
File size
5.5 MB
Date taken
Sun, 19 September 2021 4:09 PM
Dimensions
2280px x 1519px

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