Elephant Hawk-Moth - at my window


13 comments so far...

moo July 10, 2010, 08:16 PM
its a very beautiful hawkmoth. Off the top of my head I would reckon its an elephant hawkmoth (Mittlerer Weinschwärmer), Deilephila elpenor. You are very lucky to have one!
Euzkerika Orozco July 11, 2010, 04:02 AM
what a wonderful moth!!! :))
Martina Weber July 11, 2010, 05:43 AM
thank you moo!! I will google this name - I never imagined a moth like this !! she only spent one day at my window ;-)
@ Euzkerika: yes indeed !
rocktothebeat July 11, 2010, 08:36 AM
so einen hab ich noch nie gesehen! ist der selten?
Schönes Bild!
Martina Weber July 11, 2010, 11:47 AM
nach meiner Rechereche nicht slten, nein. sehr weit verbreitet in Mitteleuropa, allerdings eher in feuchteren Zonen. :-)
richy plus July 11, 2010, 01:01 PM
Toll... so etwas Schönes am eigenen Fenster sehen zu können.
Anker Heegaard July 11, 2010, 03:30 PM
It is so beautiful.....looks almost as it was painted :)
Martina Weber July 11, 2010, 04:16 PM
:-)
yes, even the kids came to me and wanted to take a picture of it!
bild schön in farbe gesetzt...
Gergana Vasileva July 11, 2010, 07:40 PM
Fantastic creature! and captured wonderful, Martina! :D
crazyrayman July 11, 2010, 08:17 PM
ein schönes tier
Martina Weber July 12, 2010, 05:16 AM
thank you all !! :-)
rocktothebeat July 12, 2010, 07:48 AM
achso, schön!
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