Posted on May 12, 2013
By Michael Griffiths
Sunrise 05.20 am Sunset: 08.52 pm
Category: Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve Tags: Eristalis pertinax, Macro photography, nature, Nature Photography., Photography, Wild Plants, Wilden Marsh, Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve, wildlife photography
Hmm . . . yes, I will accept that! 🙂
Lovely. Is it definitely a bee? The eyes and spindly legs remind me more of a fly, can’t see any pollen baskets on those legs.
You are right to be suspicious, Emily. It is Eristalis pertinax.
Aha! There should be more fly puns to choose from.
Great close-up portrait, thanks mike , MJ
I love the pollen speckles all over his face.
It makes the hover-fly look like a greedy guts. 🙂
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