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    Any entomologists out there?

    Saw this fucker on the side of the house yesterday, it's about 4-5 inches across. And yes I know it's a moth! What kind?Name:  moth.JPG
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    Black witch!

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    It's not blending in very well.
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    Click image for larger version. 

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    And this?

    I should have taken one of it copulating with another of like.

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    It's an osprey

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    I love big moths, but hate the little pesky ones. Sphinxmoth is my favorite, feeds on flowers just like a hummingbird but without the aggression.
    https://www.butterflyidentification....ed-sphinx-moth

    My old dog loved to chase down and eat moths. He caught one of those giant grey ones like you posted, and spit it out. It was literally more than he wanted to chew, lol.

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    ^^ that link is really good for identification by state, btw

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    Quote Originally Posted by old goat View Post
    It's an osprey
    ehh i was gonna say a juvenile bald eagle but you might be right. you can tell by the way he carries his fish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jax View Post
    I love big moths, but hate the little pesky ones. Sphinxmoth is my favorite, feeds on flowers just like a hummingbird but without the aggression..
    Those are cool we see those quite often.
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    Good link. Thanks.

    It's a Promethea Moth.

    https://www.butterflyidentification....promethea-moth

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    Quote Originally Posted by tgapp View Post
    ehh i was gonna say a juvenile bald eagle but you might be right. you can tell by the way he carries his fish.
    Yesterday on the river I watched an osprey dive and grab a trout, then circle above my boat a few times showing off its catch. A minute later it drops the fish and almost hit's my buddy's boat in front of me because out of the blue a huge bald eagle went to snatch it out of its talons. Was quite the splash and general site to see from directly below it. A mile down the river the monster bald was perched on a railroad pole with a very "don't fuck with my section of the river" look to its beak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MakersTeleMark View Post
    Yesterday on the river I watched an osprey dive and grab a trout, then circle above my boat a few times showing off its catch. A minute later it drops the fish and almost hit's my buddy's boat in front of me because out of the blue a huge bald eagle went to snatch it out of its talons. Was quite the splash and general site to see from directly below it. A mile down the river the monster bald was perched on a railroad pole with a very "don't fuck with my section of the river" look to its beak.
    Bald eagles are assholes. There are a bunch of them hanging out here on our section the Snake River. That is pretty much there MO, they hang around waiting for an Osprey to do all the work and then harass them until they drop their fish.


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    Well, how do you think the fish feels about all this?!?! Not very well, thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teleee View Post
    Bald eagles are assholes. There are a bunch of them hanging out here on our section the Snake River. That is pretty much there MO, they hang around waiting for an Osprey to do all the work and then harass them until they drop their fish.


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    Quote Originally Posted by old goat View Post
    It's an osprey
    No it's not. you can tell by the curve in its neck that it is a vulture.

    I agree it is a constitutional right for Americans to be assholes...its just too bad that so many take the opportunity...
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    Quote Originally Posted by hutash View Post
    No it's not. you can tell by the curve in its neck that it is a veterinarian.

    Lucky for OP it isn't a vegan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hutash View Post
    No it's not. you can tell by the curve in its neck that it is a vulture.
    No fuck that! Colouring suggests fish eagle!

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