Saturday, August 08, 2009

Garden Hovers

An amazing amount of hoverflies have been using the Hebe "Great Orme" in our garden. By far the most numerous insect at this excellent nectar source with inexcess of 100 at times. At least 12 species involved, a selection shown here.

Eristalis intricarius

Myathropa florea

Episyrphus balteatus

Eupeodes luniger

Scaevia pyrastri

Canon Powershot SX10 IS

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