07/16/2022 red letter day!!!!!!

I flushed a really big moth as I walked on to the patio after dinner. It landed on the window and turned out to be a Black Witch!!!!! I have always wanted to see one and this is my first.
With flash, so you can see the intricate patterns of brown and black and gray.
Without flash, for a more natural color closer to what I saw. This is the biggest moth species in North America.
A side view. The underwings are not nearly so patterned. By dusk it was gone. Good luck, big friend!

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