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#373693 Jul 22nd, 2013 at 09:01 AM
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Not sure if this is the right forum, as I don't think this is a pest, but...not sure what it is. Never seen one before, but could not get a picture. This is what it looked like:

Wings like a hummingbird, really fast and never stopped. Even as it drank from my flowers, just hovered and the wings were going just like a humming bird.

head and body sort of fat like a bumblebee and if I remember correctly, color might have been yellow and black, but not sure

antennae on head like a snail...2 stuck out from head, thick and black

bottom of body, where a bumble bee would have a "stinger" this had feathery looking stuff that spread across bottom like a skirt??

I didn't see the legs, but my husband did and said the legs were like an insect.

Any idea what this could have been? I have never seen one of these before. We live in lake of the ozarks, MO.

mj1957 #373696 Jul 22nd, 2013 at 09:29 AM
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FOUND IT !!

Here is a picture,

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It was really cool to watch...strange looking.

mj1957 #373697 Jul 22nd, 2013 at 10:08 AM
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OMGosh I don't know,, I'll try to find it tho, I looks kinda like a hummer moth


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humming moth hawk,, I had them a lot around the moon flower vine I had, they fed from them like a hummingbird does,, cool to watch, one night I must have had a dozen of them out there feeding, found this on utube is this what you saw?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toNUsuYAZiw


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You got it! That is it....I have never seen one before, so cool looking. Hope they stick around!!

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