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Hummingbird hawk-moth

Hummingbird hawk-moth
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Hummingbird hawk-moths beat their wings at such speed they emit an audible hum. 

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Their name is further derived from their similar feeding patterns to hummingbirds. They're found in Britain all summer long, especially in southern parts and in Ireland.

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Active in both sunny and overcast conditions, hummingbird hawk-moths are strongly attracted to flowers with a plentiful supply of nectar such as honeysuckle and buddleia. Studies reveal a remarkable memory, since they return to the same flowerbeds at the same time everyday.

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