I find that being outside in the summertime leads to constant self-tutoring. The tutor shares a find from the siding this morning: a twin-spotted sphinx moth (Smerinthus jamaicensis)
I don’t remember seeing one of these. A quick internet search yielded what I believe is a match. Indeed, Smerinthus jamaicensis is meant to live in southern BC: I think that’s what this handsome moth is. (I didn’t disturb it; it seems to be fine with the paparazzi:)
Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.