Is It a Leaf? No It’s a Walnut Sphinx Moth (or two)

Green and growing, that’s my mantra for  the spring season.  So a brown leaf on my newly planted River Birch caused concern.  As I ventured closer I was puzzled by the symmetry of the image.

Walnut Sphinx Moths

Closer yet,  my brain finally registered what I was seeing – pair of Walnut Sphinx moths engaged in creation.

Walnut Sphinx Moths 2

Click on this link to find out more about this cute couple! Butterflies of North America