Sometimes you visit nature, and sometimes nature visits you…This sphinx moth showed up about 9PM. Sorry for the video quality as I had to RUN and get the camera. I was surprised it was still there when I returned.

I found an amazing article on the White-lined sphinx at I think it will answer all of your questions. (The photo below is from the article.)

The photo from What Is This Moth That’s Almost as Big as a Hummingbird?
by Tony Iwane at

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