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Hummingbird Hawkmoth. Photo: Clive Hill

Clive sent us this photo of a Hummingbird Hawkmoth which he spotted along the Wimborne Road in Poole on 15/09/19.

This is a migrant species but this year we have had a lot more sightings in the South of England, so with global warming maybe it will start breeding here if it doesn’t already do so occasionally. They like warmth but do not appear to mind rain as they have been seen on more than one occasion nectaring during a shower.

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