Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1161611

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: June 09, 2018
Submitted by: Colin Z
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Appeared to be drying its wings for flight on the exterior door molding on the Garage door. Somewhat cloudy and wet rainy morning here. Then when on the concrete Driveway It beautifully displayed its"Predator Eyes" Scare Tactic! the only local nearby trees are a few ornamental cherry. A few minutes later It flew away..
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 14, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Skagit County, United States, Washington