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Tiger Fly, Coenosia tigrina.

By Vpics
A Tiger fly, Coenosia tigrina, which measures about 6mm from head to wingtips busy eating a tiny Sepsidae fly which it caught in flight. These Tiger flies are very similar in behaviour to Robber flies and launch lightning fast attacks on other flies as they pass overhead.

Many thatnks to all the votes and comments on my previous upload Smile


Tags: Insect Feeding Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Tiger Fly Coenosia tigrina

Voters: MandyD, lil48, AndyLeslie and 13 more

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MandyD Plus
8 16,777.2k 1 England
18 Aug 2011 10:56PM
Amazing macro!!

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lil48 6
18 Aug 2011 11:12PM
stunning shot, great macro
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Aug 2011 12:18AM
Top notch macro photography.
19 Aug 2011 5:31PM
Fantastic macro!
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 5:40PM
Ugly critter !......but superbly photographed, amazing detail & colour.....1st class !

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