What are the chances of seeing this many butterflies in October in the Sandhills? It sure was a blessing!
This Pink-spotted Hawk Moth, Agrius cingulata, is something I've only seen in the dusk of the evening enjoying Angel Trumpet flowers. I've heard them called Humming Bird Moths before due to the rapid beat of their wings. This photo was taken about 4:30 p.m. and it's eating from Impatients.
What an amazing afternoon spent with our beautiful, flying, jewels! These were identified using the following Web sites:
The leaves are turning... the air is crisp and there's so much to do in the Sandhills! Make sure you book a trip!!!It will allow you to re-fuel for the winter ahead.