The buzzard hawk having seen them move, quivered his wings like a moth's, and deserted that plane of air.
"The Patrician" by John Galsworthy
In striking contrast to this serio-comic strife of the sparrow and the moth, is he pigeon hawk's pursuit of the sparrow or the goldfinch.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
He learns to hawk for moths and other flying insects.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
Big hawk-moths, swift and sudden, darted by him with owl-like wings.
"The Purple Heights" by Marie Conway Oemler
There is a hawk-moth over the pinks which resembles nothing we have seen yet!
"The Danger Mark" by Robert W. Chambers
Seven species only of the larger moths have any blue; of these, four are hairy, the other three are Hawk-moths.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
Snake, Squash, Moth, Crane, Hawk, Mescal cake, Katcina, one each.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
Wings of humming-bird hawk moth, 157.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
A caterpillar, the Spurge Hawk-moth's, will take us a little farther.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
In striking contrast to this serio-comic strife of the Sparrow and the Moth, is the Pigeon-Hawk's pursuit of the Sparrow or the Goldfinch.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865" by Various