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tippben
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:49 pm    Post subject: Hummingbird Hawk Moth. Reply with quote

I saw one yesterday in my North Tipp garden, feeding on Scabious and Nicotinia. Anybody else see any yet? It'd be interesting to find out the most northerly sighting. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hummingbird_hawk-moth
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had one in my flower bed on Friday afternoon,was wondering what it was.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

if you look on insects and invertebrates Ireland on Facebook you will see lots on there very common at the moment.
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