The hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) is sometime mistaken for a bird.
Its long tongue and its hovering behaviour, accompanied by a distinct audible humming noise, make it seem remarkably like a hummingbird while feeding on flowers. They have excellent visual ability. And did you know that Hummingbird hawk-moths have been seen as a lucky omen. In particular, a swarm of the moths was seen flying across the English Channel on D-Day, the day of the Normandy landings in the Second World War.And we know how that ended ... (don't mention the war, Ja?).