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Re: Hummingbird Hawk Moth

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Just been chasing one round the garden... Still no decent shots yet though.
That must be the one that flew in through my window - to escape your attention!
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We planted Valerian in our garden last year, specifically to attract these, it worked.

I've been told they're also attracted to Honeysuckle.

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I don't recall any lepidopteran being attracted, in daylight, to our several sprawling honeysuckle plants.

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I hadn't seen one of these for years but just now, as I was sitting at the computer, one flew in through the window and did several circuits of the room before flying out again. Yesterday the same thing happened with a bat, only it crash landed in the bathroom behind the toilet and I had to help it out. It was the first time I've ever seen one in daylight.
Lucky you.

Hummingbird Hawk Moth and a bat flying into your room, have you changed your aftershave?

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Re: Hummingbird Hawk Moth

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Just been chasing one round the garden... Still no decent shots yet though.
I haven't seen one back in our garden since I took these shots, the weather's been a bit hit and miss I guess.

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I don't recall any lepidopteran being attracted, in daylight, to our several sprawling honeysuckle plants.

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I haven't seen any at Honeysuckle myself Harold however, I've been told they like it.

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