The Wilden Marsh Blog

Sunrise: 05. 46     Sunset: 08.27 Helophilus pendulus is a European hoverfly. Its scientific name means “dangling marsh-lover” (from Greek helo-, “marsh”, -phil, “love”, Latin pend-, “hang”).

Sunrise: 06.16    Sunset: 08.04 Syrphus ribesil is a very common hoverfly found along hedgerows, in gardens and woods. Adults feed on the nectar of flowers, while the larvae are predators...