Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Is that a bird?

While partying in the backyard we found this giant moth on the ground! 



2 comments:

Nannothemis said...

It's one of the "hawkmoths" (a.k.a. Sphinx moths). Some caterpillars of this family are more familiar, including the tomato hornworm. Anyway, the moths are really important nocturnal pollinators, and very cool!

Sharkbytes (TM) said...

wonderful!