I saw this on the Buddleia outside the Visitors Centre.
Let's hope I'm right, Nick.
Incidentally, although I appreciate your local patch is Minsmere there's nothing to stop you joining in on the Main Forum which is where I mostly post. We see everything that's posted including all the groups.
Ok! Thanks Teejay
Hi Nick, It looks to me like Volucella zonaria sometimes known as the hornet mimic hoverfly. I'm not an expert so you might want to wait for further opinions
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