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Yazykany and revelers fly over Belarus

September 25 2007

The inhabitants of the Brest region has been a massive year of large butterflies - Ordinary yazykanov and Bindweed Brazhnikov. This is a very rare phenomenon in Belarus. Typically, these types of insects are found in isolated cases. And their mass appearance in the country can be attributed to the current hot summer.

Large moths are often confused with the smallest bird on earth - a hummingbird. The colors of some Brazhnikov similar to the color of a hummingbird, and the speed of the wings of butterflies are so high that a detailed review of their sometimes very hard.

Yazykan ordinary - reveler with a wingspan of 40-50 mm. This species is distributed in Europe, North Africa, southern India and in the middle belt of Asia. It feeds on nectar, which produces hovering over the flowers. Bindweed reveler - one of the largest European species of butterflies with dark gray wings, which are light stripes. Wingspan is 120 mm, length proboscis - 100 mm. This species is active during evening and night-time during flight produces a fairly loud buzz. Reports

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