In reply to Alan.:
Alan. said:Flesh Fly
Not the prettiest! Lol
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A threesome to annoy my beloved.....
Scarlet Lily Beetles...… on her lilies!!
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WAS a hoverfly is more accurate Alan. Great capture, looks a bit like me eating corn on the cob.
P.S. Or is it playing a mouth-organ.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
The Lily I earned brownie points for saving from the Scarlet Lily Beetle
Note... I was deducted points for the damage to the leaves below the flower.... harsh judgement if you ask me lol
I seem to be have been spotting far more insects than birds for a while, now, and I suspect that will be my lot until September. Just as well I like photographing them, although whether I actually dare leave the birding lens at home until then is a tricky one! So here are a few more macro shots. I don't often see bright orange house flies.
They may not be the prettiest insects or have the most savoury habits but even dung-flies find love
The Long Hoverfly
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