Today's featured garden visitor was a Nessus Sphinx moth (Amphion floridensis)
, one of a number of day flying, nectar sipping moths that are often called Hummingbird moths because of the way they hover and sip nectar:
The two bright yellow rings on the abdomen are diagnostic.
I even shot a short video of it as it zipped from flower to flower. Some of it's even approximately in focus:
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