Hummingbird Moths, Interpreting the Fall Arboretum Landscape

Posted on September 30th, 2013 by

The following is a submission from a Gustavus student in Dr. Cindy Johnson’s “Interpreting the Fall Landscape” class held in the Arboretum.  Special thanks to Dr. Johnson and her students…..


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by Jessica Gold

I spotted 4 hummingbird moths in a flower bed 
on 9/24 at 6:15 pm.  
They were hovering around the flowers and 
feeding on the nectar, drifting from 
flower to flower.  
They stayed there for at least 15 minutes.

-Jessica Gold



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