“I must have flowers, always, and always.” ― Claude Monet
Hummingbird Hawk-moth / Taubenschwaenzchen / Macroglossum stellatarum

Imitating a hummingbird, as the name suggests, in its feeding habitus, and about the size and colours of a Hermit (Phaethornis), striking convergent evolution at work. / Er gleicht wirklich sehr einem Kolibri in Aussehen und Benehmen, besonders den Schattenkolibris (Phaethornis) wegen der Groesse und Farbstellung.



4 comments so far...

Fizgig plus November 23, 2017, 01:37 AM
Amazing little things =)
BJW November 24, 2017, 11:29 AM
Beautiful capture ... love the action!
froden plus March 20, 2018, 06:18 AM
Excellent shot.
Sonja March 21, 2018, 01:27 PM
Thanks, I have got to admit I am more than pleased myself I got a few rather sharp ones in a lot of shots....
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