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Hoverfly - Eristalis tenax

By Mendipman  
Another shot from a visit to GB Gruffy on the Mendips in late summer last year. Always a good site to find plenty of hoverflies which find the Devils bit Scabious flowers irresistible, this one spent the night on the spent flower.

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Many thanks for the votes and comments on the previous upload of the Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary and especially to Andro (eyelevelphotographyuk), Bob (bobpaige1), Alan (Alan_Baseley), Bill (richmowil) and Brian (bricurtis) for your user awards. Also thanks to EPZ for the highly commended award, all so very much appreciated. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Morning Wildlife Nature Autumn Macro Fly Sunrise Hoverfly Natural Green Close up Somerset September Brown Natural light Mendips Diptera Detailed Wildlife and nature Eristalis tenax True Fly GB Gruffy Heath McDonald Syrphidae Mendip Wildlife Photography Eristalis (Linnaeus 1758) VC6

Voters: MikeGillingham, Alan_Baseley, KarenFB and 25 more


23 Feb 2020 6:51PM
Superb image. Well captured.
23 Feb 2020 7:08PM
Excellent macro Heath, great detail,
starckimages 3 10 1 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2020 11:03PM
Great take and excellent advertisement for the kit you used too!
24 Feb 2020 10:16PM
Excellent macro. the detail is great, well done.

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