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Macroglossum stellatarum

Macroglossum stellatarum
: FOTIS SAMARITAKIS (fotissam) (60)
: Animals
: 2015-07-19
: Insects
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600
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: 2015-12-23 1:39
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The hummingbird hawk-moth,is a species of Sphingidae from the order of Lepidoptera.Here i managed to take this shot while it was flying from one flower to another.
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To tuslaw: thank youfotissam 1 12-26 03:53
To lousat: thank youfotissam 1 12-26 03:51

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Hi Fotis,a very difficult pic but not for you as i can see,great sharpness on the body and the sense of fast wings mouvement,very well done! Merry Christmas to you and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2739 W: 280 N: 4918] (19857)
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Hello Fotis,
Not an easy critter to photograph, but always interesting to watch and admire. You have captured this particular specimen very well. Focus is sharp and colors beautiful and natural. I really like the rufous coloring on the underside of it's wing. Just enough blur in it's wings to show motion. Awesome shot!!
I really enjoy viewing these little moths from around the world. It seems every country has it's own unique species with colors and markings a little different.

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