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Cicada Killer (Sphecius Grandis) - Sphecius grandis

Cicada Killer (Sphecius Grandis) - Sphecius grandis
Ione, OR, USA, Morrow County, Oregon, USA
July 18, 2011
Size: Approximately 2in.
While washing a car in our driveway, a couple of these guys were enjoying a free
drink of water. I have zero education in bug ID's, but after sorting through several hundred photos on this site I came to the conclusion that this is a Western Cicada Killer (Sphecius grandis). I don't have a dedicated Macro lens, so I apologize for the lack of clarity in the photo, but I was lying on the ground about a foot away from them and they weren't aggressive at all and seemed sort of shy.
I'm just curious if my ID guess is correct?

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