Weird Bug on Flower
Image by Eric Kilby
We were sitting by some flowers and I noticed what looked like an oddly shaped bee moving among the regular bees. Then we saw a strange red bug that looked like a flying shrimp. Odd to say the least. Snapped this photo with my cellphone camera, happy with how clear it came out. Looked them up later, the bee-looking one is a Clearwing Sphinx Moth, and the shrimp looking one is called a Hummingbird Clearwing Moth because it resembles a small hummingbird in its movements sometimes. Very strange, and glad to capture a photo as I learned.