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  1. Really awesome shot, Julian! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy ! Posted 3 years ago

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The hummingbird hawk-moth is a species of hawk moth found across temperate regions of Eurasia. The species is named for its similarity to hummingbirds, as they feed on the nectar of tube-shaped flowers using their long proboscis while hovering in the air; this resemblance is an example of convergent evolution.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Julian Popov
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By Julian Popov

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Uploaded Oct 13, 2019. Captured Oct 7, 2019 14:26 in Belek, Otobüs Durağı, Cornelia De Luxe, 07506 Serik/Antalya, Turkey.
  • DMC-GX80
  • f/4.5
  • 1/6400s
  • ISO800
  • 60mm