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Make
PENTAX Corporation
Model
PENTAX K10D
Shutter Speed
1/1600 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
180 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Apr 9, 2010, 4:01:41 PM
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Hummingbird Moth 2010 by Gooiool Hummingbird Moth 2010 by Gooiool
Hummingbird Moth ( Hemaris thysbe )
It's about the size of a bumble bee .
Taken with : Sigma 180mm lens

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:iconspencm18:
WOW! iv never seen one before!!
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:iconbodenlos:
Bodenlos Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Skillfully captured!
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:iconwyld-art-photography:
Excellent capture!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconmusicjunkie4892:
MusicJunkie4892 Dec 4, 2011  Student General Artist
I saw one of those before and I didn't know what it was.
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Gooiool Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:) 1st time I saw one I didn't want to get to close thought it might sting me :)
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:iconhopegrope:
Isn't this a sphinx moth? >.>
This things creep me out, especially the first time I stumbled across one while cultivating a flower bed. Looks like a bumblebee with a lobster tail and hummingbird wings.
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:icongooiool:
Gooiool Jul 3, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
sphinx moth is another type of the same moth .More common up north I believe .
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:iconkittihawk11:
I have featured your work in my August Journal under fabulous macro photography.
Joyce:wave: [link]
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:iconkittihawk11:
I have featured your work in my August Journal under fabulous macro photography.
Joyce:wave: [link]
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