We had a visitor...pretty!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by justusnak, Aug 15, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Found this little guy/gal on the front porch. Sure is pretty!!

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    Any ideas what it is?? ( other than a moth!) LOL
     
  2. Mr.Dad

    Mr.Dad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure, but it looks like it's making a wish [​IMG]

    That or it's kicked back and relaxing........
     
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  3. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    He is pretty. Good thing you're not a collector or he'd been stuck with a needle right now. [​IMG]
     
  4. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I looked in my bug book but I couldn't find him.
     
  5. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

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  6. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Quote:Polyphemus Moth
     
  7. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the colors. I love to sit an watch things like that. Very relaxing. Enjoy. [​IMG]
     
  8. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Mac....wow, thanks...it was beautifull to see. We seem to have many of them around here, I guess due to the woods. Hmmm...either way....it was pretty!
     
  9. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

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    Quote:Oh I know, its "just a snack" - also known as "Yummy Chicken treatious".
     
  10. psimek

    psimek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Mac, it's a polyphemus moth, a silk worm moth. It's partially covering its eye spots. Cool!
     

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