Hummingbird Clearwing Moth in Don Valley
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Hummingbird Clearwing Moth in Don Valley

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dodo

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I was walking in the Don Valley north of the Bloor Viaduct at 6:45 PM today. While watching the Monarchs, bees and wasps pollinating the flowers at the edge of a swamp,I saw a Hummingbird Clearwing Moth darting around so I pulled out my cellphone and got a photo.

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Ally

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Wow, I didn't know this creature existed. How amazing!
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Dr. John

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Cool.  We've had a couple visiting our milkweed over the years.
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Axeman

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Cool! They are always fascinating...I will get them on occasion at our lilac topiary....I don't carry a cell phone though so you'll just have to take my word for it. I've seen bigfoot too.
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Was he with that floozy again? I feel there's a foot fetish a-foot.
No cell phone either? I'm impressed. Haven't succumb to the mania of hyper
connection. Finding a man who values privacy is encouraging.
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dodo

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This is the only time I have seen one of those moths but I became aware of their existence about 10 years ago when a lady took a photo and video at the beechwood wetland (which is a little further up the Don) and posted on her blog http://beechwoodwetland.blogspot.com/se ... date=false
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