One of nature’s most fascinating creatures is the Hummingbird Clearwing Moth. Native to Cananda and the eastern U.S.A., this insectresembles, and is commonly mistaken for , ahummingbird. At 2.5 inches in length, with a colorful”feathery” body, rapid wingbeats, and feeding on flower blossums during daylight…..it’sname is no surpize!
This moth hovers briefly over flowers while sipping nectar through a long feeding tube. It’s body is covered by green “fur” and it’s wingscale are a burgundy….giving it the appearance of a Ruby Throated Hummingbird.