The impostor

Birding was slow at Five Rivers this morning: only a few warblers. We’re still waiting on the waves of fall migrants.

So I turned my attention to the butterfly bush outside the education center. No hummingbirds, but I found this lovely hawk moth feasting.

I think this is a Hummingbird Clearwing, Hemaris thysbe. I was delighted to get several decent pictures as I followed it from blossom to blossom.

And now I should go outside, because there’s an Eastern Towhee in the grapevines and intriguing fluttering all around!

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  1. Ann

    I am enjoying your blog very much after discovering it on the HMBC site. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your adventures and beautiful photographs.

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