Sunday, 31 July 2011

Hoverfly

Here's another great looking hoverfly with interesting markings on his abdomen - so accomodating sitting still on a bright orange flower for the photo!
I identified this from the Hoverfly site as a Scaeva pyrastri. And it's eyes show that it is a male.
As always, a welcome visitor.

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