Sunday, May 10, 2009

Magnificent Moth!

This unusual critter was hanging on the screen outside our front patio this morning... apparently he is some kind of 'vine moth' and is a member of the sphinx moth family. He had a really fuzzy head. His wing span was about 3 inches... he was scary, yet mesmerizing. If he had moved while I was taking his picture I probably would have freaked out. He was gone when we got back from boating.

1 comment:

  1. so interesting! he almost looks like he is carved from balsa wood. i find moths very intriguing but they can be a bit frightening as well.