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A pair of Oleander hawkmoths(Daphnis nerii)mating,photographed near a river.Spain.


hawkmoths, daphnis nerii, oleander hawkmoth, sphingidae, mating, spain, jim hoffman, moths, river


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  • jesika
    jesikaover 1 year ago

    What can I say except “*ENVY, ENVY,ENVY”

  • Thanks Jesika!Yes,I know it´s a beautiful species.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 1 year ago

    AMAZING mating formation … what a shot Jimmy!!!

  • Thanks Carol:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    wow! you amaze me all the time. fantastic capture jimmy ;)

  • Thanks!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 1 year ago

    This is so wonderful Jimmy! Hard to believe my eyes! You have an amazing talent for capturing the most unusual insects!

  • Thanks for the appreciation,Lynn!:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • LindaR
    LindaRover 1 year ago

    Again ~ I would have shot this 20 times!! amazing moment ~ well captured xx

  • I think I´ve shot it even more then 20 times!
    Thanks again,Linda.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • TheaDaams
    TheaDaamsover 1 year ago

    This is really amazing!! Wonderful, Jim!!

  • Thanks Thea!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Adam Le Good
    Adam Le Goodover 1 year ago

    A magnificent shot. It took me a while to make out what this shot was about. Beautiful detail.

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