Hummingbird Moth Sightings

Order: Lepidoptera Family: Sphingidae Genus: Hemaris

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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 4676
Location: Gregory, Michigan, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-09-05 #Seen: 1
User#: ELroy
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Gregory, Michigan, USASite Description: Our backyard with phlox plant
Comment : Moth was feeding on pink phlox plant, he actually flew right in our faces when we got close then went right back to feeding. Had a short square tail.


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 4224
Location: Upper White Head, Guys. Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2015-08-01 #Seen: 3
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Upper White Head, Guys. Co., Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: On the top end of the White Head River, in the flower garden by the house
Comment : Three moths were feeding on honeysuckle flowers and were around house for 10 minutes or more.


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3759
Date Sighted: 2014-07-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3733
Date Sighted: 2014-07-13 #Seen: 2
User#: HimandHer
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Scotch Hill, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : just at twilight noticed them at the honeysuckle ..will get better pictures tomorrow! :) first time seeing these big fellas


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3111
Location: Orangeville, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-07-21 #Seen: 1
User#: rwrufener
Site Description: Back yard; feeding on a bee balm flower.
Comment : Appeared


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3112
Location: Orangeville, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-07-21 #Seen: 1
User#: rwrufener
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Orangeville, Ohio, USASite Description: In back yard; feeding on a bee balm flower.
Comment : *Please disregard my previous post, hit "submit" before it was ready. Appeared around 11 a.m. A bit later than it normally shows up (usually around 8:30 to 9.) Stayed for a little less than 3 minutes.


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3074
Location: Orangeville, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-07-11 #Seen: 1
User#: rwrufener
Site Description:
Comment : Abdomen had a cinnamon coloration. Was feeding on a bee balm plant (bright red flowers.) Sighted twice for 3-4 minutes/visit at 8:30-9 in the morning (EDT.)


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1446
Date Sighted: 2012-08-21 #Seen: 1
User#: Ehake
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Berne, New York, USASite Description:
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1394
Date Sighted: 2012-07-10 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forest, small meadow with many flowers, next to lake
Comment : Not shy, were more interested in the flowers


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1361
Date Sighted: 2012-06-21 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Across from Long Lake Park, First and Second Chain Lake
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1362
Date Sighted: 2012-06-21 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Across from Long Lake Park, First and Second Chain Lake
Comment : It stopped for a rest for this photo luckily


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 265
Date Sighted: 2010-07-12 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small field with flowering weeds, next to lakes and forest of First Chain Lake
Comment : Seen at least 3 of them, didn't seem to mind me as I got very close. Also called Bumblebee moth