Hummingbird in Australia?

To: "Dave Torr" <>, "Colin Driscoll" <>
Subject: Hummingbird in Australia?
From: "michael norris" <>
Date: Sat, 3 Sep 2005 10:54:33 +1000
Hmmm.  I've seen hummingbirds in England, but only in the zoo where I am fairly sure they said they are found naturally only in the Americas,.
But the Hummingbird Hawk-moth is quite common in the Mediterranean!
They really deserve the name as the fly in the day and like the other hawk-moths hover and suddenly dart from one flower to another.  Wingspan is a couple of inches.
Michael Norris
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