Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

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It is so much fun when these fellows hatch and roll into the garden. Here it looks pretty neet with the Stokes Aster as a background.

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Excellent captures John. The wing detail is great!! I am super impressed because they move around quickly. My humming bird moths appear to prefer the butterfly bushes right now. They are infrequent visitors to my garden... hope to get a few good shots before the end of the summer.
 
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Excellent captures John. The wing detail is great!! I am super impressed because they move around quickly. My humming bird moths appear to prefer the butterfly bushes right now. They are infrequent visitors to my garden... hope to get a few good shots before the end of the summer.
Thanks!

I was shooting faster than usual.
Camera: Nikon D2X
Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1250) Pretty fast
Aperture: f/5
Focal Length: Sigma105 mm with 1.7 off brand TC gadzeeks
ISO Speed: 400
Exposure Bias: -1/3 EV
 

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