Bugs

Challenge #166 in the One word One picture series. Hosted by Frenchfx.
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That's it, let's see those bug shots. Actually any insect will do or whatever you think qualifies as a bug. Bug: any of various small arthropods (such as a beetle or spider)
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Sphynx Moth 1
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Cedar Breaks Nat'l Monument, Utah. I was sure I was photographing hummingbirds. Same behavior, almost the same size. Check out the tongue.
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Submitted: Monday, 26th August, 2019 02:03 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 28th July, 2019
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 720
Notes: Fast shutter. Auto ISO.
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