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Macroglossum stellatarum

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 13 December 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Macroglossum stellatarum (Linnaeus, 1758)

NL: Kolibrievlinder, Meekrapvlinder, Onrustvlinder
EN: Hummingbird Hawk-moth, Hummingmoth
DE: Taubenschwänzchen, Taubenschwanz, Karpfenschwanz, Kolibrischwärmer
FR: Moro sphinx, Sphinx colibri, Sphinx du caille-lait

Image: Die (FR) - 04/07/2016

Canon EOS 7D 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore


13 Dec 2016 5:50am

rbassin from Tramelan, Switzerland

excellente macro, belle attitude du Moro-sphinx en vol.

13 Dec 2016 4:31pm

omid from mashhad, Iran


13 Dec 2016 6:58pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressante les ailes

14 Dec 2016 2:12pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Very beautiful.

14 Dec 2016 4:27pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Congratulations, fantastic photo of this birdlike insect.

14 Dec 2016 4:29pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

14 Dec 2016 4:35pm

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Gefeliciteerd, prachtig is die in z`n vlucht !

14 Dec 2016 7:35pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

LOVE IT*****

15 Dec 2016 12:15pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

15 Dec 2016 6:28pm

Babzy from Besançon, France

wel done ! congrats :)

17 Dec 2016 12:51pm

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran


17 Dec 2016 1:54pm

Haldir from Lage, Germany


18 Dec 2016 9:55am

Canon EOS 7D
1/500 second
ISO 200
150 mm