At a light at 1:30 in the morning.
At night on a dirt road.
This moth, captured inside the house and later released, when surprised flashed its wings to reveal these two large eyespots. It even startled me.
Unfortunately this moth appeared to have gotten caught in a spider web and was deceased when I took this picture.
The Blinded Sphinx (Paonias excaecatus) is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is found in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, and across the rest of Canada all the way to British Columbia. In the United States it ranges south to Florida in the east, and westward to eastern California and as far south as central Texas.