There are hoverflies and drone flies in Hoo Wood this morning, but I managed to photograph greenbottles. The name green bottle fly, or greenbottle fly, is applied to numerous species of Calliphoridae and blow fly in the genera Lucilia and Phaenicia.

I find flies almost impossible not to photograph in the absence of other more exciting insects. I’m not obsessed with them, though.

5 Comments on “Greenbottles

  1. Thank goodness you’re not obsessed with them but your mild interest is great fun for your readers. What a cracking shot.

    • Thanks, Tom. I might be on the edge of being obsessed with flies, but it will pass when there are different insects to photograph.

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