Hummer or Moth?

by Janice
(East Dublin, GA, USA)

Hummer or Moth?

Hummer or Moth?

Hummer or Moth?
whole head in flower

First time I've seen this. Saw it at dusk on my 4 O'clock flowers. One had it's whole head in the bloom, so they are very small. Has the beak of a hummer but coloring of a moth. Flies and hovers like a hummer. Location, middle Georgia

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Dec 17, 2013
hummer or moth NEW
by: Anonymous

This is not a bird, it is a moth

Aug 05, 2013
hawkmoth
by: Anonymous

its belongs to the species hawk moth

Aug 05, 2013
Hummer or Moth
by: Judy-Seattle

Hi Janice! Your photos are very good. It is definitely a moth. You can clearly see its antennae in your first photo and its segmented body in your second photo. Hummers have neither antennae nor segments.

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