What a cute hummingbird!
Scientific name: Macroglossum stellatarum
Habitat: Europe, North Africa
This animal flaps its wings very fast and has a long snout that it uses to drink nectar. Nectar. Yes, it must be a hummingbird. Right? Sorry, but the hummingbird hawk-moth isn’t a bird. It’s a day moth from the hawk moth family. The proboscis, which looks like a hummingbird’s beak, is almost 1.1 inch (3 cm) long. So: it’s clear to see where this moth gets its name.