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Offline alfred

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What is it?
« on: September 14, 2008, 11:40:31 PM »
I was taking some pics of my Girls in the yard. I saw this.... It was drinking nectar with the girls. Moved much like a fly rather than a bee. anyone?

here is one of my girls as well:


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Re: What is it?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2008, 12:00:24 AM »
I think it might be a species of clearwing moth, but the pictures are small, so it is hard to tell.

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Re: What is it?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2008, 07:23:47 AM »
Oh, you can't fool an Old Horsefly, No, you can't fool an Old Horsefly.

That's my guess, coloring very similar to a honey bee but flies like a fly.
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