Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Bee Fly

A nice bee fly was the most enjoyable find of the weekend, and one (same one?) was buzzing around the flowers of Honesty yesterday, busy enough to ignore me taking dodgy mobile phone pictures. Some flies proved to be either repeats or tricky, so my stock of unidentified flies grows. Hopefully I will find time to resolve at least some of them shortly. I do always forget just how steep the on ramp is when invertebrate activity starts up though!

Numbers bit;
08/04/2017 442 Epilobium montanum Broad-leaved Willowherb
08/04/2017 443 Bombylius major Bee Fly
08/04/2017 444 Bombus pascuorum Common Carder Bee
08/04/2017 445 Aglais io Peacock
08/04/2017 446 Lasioglossum calceatum A mining bee
10/04/2017 447 Platycheirus scutatus A hoverfly

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