Hummingbird Moths

By taggart  
Hummingbird Moths

Although I was able to get a clear image of these busy moths, I chose to post this one as it offers this pair a modicum of privacy.Wink

Thank you to all who looked in while we were entertaining guests and a Special Thank You to SLOWSONG for her User Award for the "Team."

Tags: Insects General Moths Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Not manipulated

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gary_d 13 576 13 Wales
22 Aug 2011 12:21AM
What an amazing image this is Jenn. - gary
Ade_Osman 18 4.5k 36 England
22 Aug 2011 12:22AM
That's it!.....I quit!......You've no idea how much I'd give just to be able to see this happen, let alone get a picture of it.......I ain't happy Sad Your name at the moment is *?"@! I'm off to have a cry.......

PattiW 16 24 2 United States
22 Aug 2011 12:23AM
Fantastic capture Jenn! I have yet to get a decent image of this moth! One to be proud of! Patti Smile
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
22 Aug 2011 12:30AM
I rather like Ade's comment......poor soul: I can understand his frustration. And for sure you have a cracking good image tonight, Jenn, allowing the activity to be recorded but with a modicum of decency thrown in.
Excellent work.
debu 11 India
22 Aug 2011 12:31AM
Very nice detailed image.
ugly Plus
13 9 57 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 12:32AM
A magical shoot..
Well seen and well taken..
Ade_Osman 18 4.5k 36 England
22 Aug 2011 12:34AM
Don't encourage her Ron......
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
22 Aug 2011 12:35AM
Thought it was a reflection shot from the thumb Jenn !!
Excellent capture.
goso 15 2 1 Australia
22 Aug 2011 12:44AM
Excellent result Jennn ...Bill
JPatrickM 14 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 12:50AM
I feel the same as Ade ---- I'd never seen one of these until this summer, spent ages trying to get a sharp image of one feeding --- and now --- this ! Congratulations, terrific capture.
saeidNL 11 3 Netherlands
22 Aug 2011 12:51AM
Excellent capture,very well done,
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
22 Aug 2011 1:58AM
An excellent capture of these two moths Jenn. This is really amazing, superb detail........Sandy
MandyS 15 9 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 2:49AM
Wonderful detailed image and I never knew that these hummingbird moths had almost transparent wings.
Ayoob 10 Australia
22 Aug 2011 2:54AM
Really interesting shot very well captured!!!!!!Grin
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
22 Aug 2011 5:17AM
Fantastic shot -- and your commentary made me smile.
jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
22 Aug 2011 5:43AM
A great capture of these

CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
22 Aug 2011 5:46AM
Stunning, Jenn, you be the envy of every nature love on ePz Smile Carol
22 Aug 2011 6:21AM
Beautiful colour & detail - fab sot Jenn

annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
22 Aug 2011 7:39AM
WOW!!!! TWO in one shot, and a rest!!! unbelievable. You must have been hunting for YEARS to get his
Rock 19 10 2 England
22 Aug 2011 7:43AM
Is nothing private ?

Fine shot.

andylea 13 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 7:45AM
fantastic detail and colours jenn a stunning capture nice one Wink
morpheus1955 14 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 8:38AM
Superb shot Jenn, fantastic detail and tones.

MickyMc 14 8 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 10:04AM
Really great photography
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 10:14AM
Wonderful capture Jennn, they look so soft almost wanting to touch to see if they are
well timed
FeatherFriend 13 38 217 England
22 Aug 2011 10:20AM
Absolutely wonderful Jenn, you are a star Smile Smile Smile
LexEquine 15 1 19 United States
22 Aug 2011 12:02PM
'Excellent color, tones, details, & composition'...Peter Wink
MalcolmM Plus
16 1.8k 5 Scotland
22 Aug 2011 12:09PM
Great nature image, I have only seen one once, & have a badly out of focus shot to prove it. Grrrr....
Mynett 13 142 6 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 1:00PM
stunning detail - what gorgeous wee beasties they are, I love the wings, and I like the bit of privacy you have allowed them.....
Anna62 10 1 Australia
22 Aug 2011 1:10PM
superbly taken clear and vibrant Smile
Cormy 14 3 England
22 Aug 2011 1:18PM
Wonderful detail in this very high quality image.
User_Removed 17 386 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 1:30PM
Love it, an outstanding reflective capture. Smile

maggieh 13 4 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 1:48PM
A superb image and so thoughtful of you for your discretion.
12 10 10 England
22 Aug 2011 2:01PM
Magnificient Jenn.
SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
22 Aug 2011 3:34PM
Terrific shot Jenn. And so clear.
pascalg Plus
14 37 1 France
22 Aug 2011 5:51PM
pluckyfilly 15 351 33 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 7:22PM
and I had to view 3 times to make certain I had seen it rightWink awesome shot and so sharp
22 Aug 2011 7:45PM
wow What great looking moths to capture in the first place but mating and captured so sharp is brilliant.

Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
22 Aug 2011 8:01PM
A magnificent macro shot Jennnn, it's hard enough to catch one let alone catch two on camera mating!
SteveMoulding 12 3 7 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2011 11:01PM
Stunning detail beautifully captured.
JimV 15 6 3 Canada
23 Aug 2011 2:54AM
Absolutely astounding capture Jennn, not much more I can say way down here that hasn't already been said, but I can give it the UA which it so richly deserves!
Rgds., Jim
23 Aug 2011 6:46PM
We have these Jenn, they were friendly enough, but not still for a sec, you sure got the timing perfect, Congrats on your award!! Well Deserved!.....Kathy
NeilWigan Plus
11 17 16 England
24 Aug 2011 12:05AM
only ever seen one in my life ,great shot and good record.
AnneWorner 14 620 43 United States
24 Aug 2011 2:58PM
I saw one of these for the first time this weekend when John and I were out taking photos together! (He has inherited my old Composer and loves it!!) - Another insect I had no idea of the size of. Magnificent capture of these turtledoves.........

brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 8:24AM
Composition, detail, light, dof... perfect!
budapestbill 13 30 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2011 9:33PM
Look what I've missed since I've been away, David Attenborough and co - eat your heart out!!! Another outstanding image Jennnn, Wow!


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