High-speed video reveals the surprising beauty of moth flightRobbie Gonzalez2/01/12 12:20pm121EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink If asked to describe a moth's flight, I doubt many of us would use an adjective like "graceful." Neurotic? Yes. Flap-happy? Absolutely. But years of watching moths careen headlong into patio lights and bug lamps have left most of us with a decidedly unremarkable impression of these bugs' flying abilities.