>early morning visitor

>
wings vibrating slightly
perhaps to dry the early morning dew
and then away
to hide from avid avian eyes
on the bark of a gum tree

dasypodia selenophora aka granny moth or old lady moth

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7 thoughts on “>early morning visitor

  1. Carol says:

    >A work of art on those wings seeing it so up close. Thank you for that beautiful image. Moths aren’t ugly are they? I think they’re just misunderstood.

  2. catsmum says:

    >yupabsolutely Carolsubtle and beeeoootiful

  3. Ginger_nut says:

    >goigious! I think if I saw that in a pre-caffeinated state early in the morning I’d be trying to figure out what was watching me with the purdy blue eyes 🙂

  4. >Wow…that is an amazing picture! Nicely done.

  5. Alwen says:

    >And if you shine a flashlight in their little moth eyes, they shine just like cat’s eyes!

  6. Rose Red says:

    >Great photo Susan – you’ve picked up all the fab detail perfectly.

  7. sion says:

    >beautiful. I always loved moths, so pretty.

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