Another Don’t Double Click Scenario

 

 

Bluebottle Fly (Calliphora vicina)
Bluebottle Fly (Calliphora vicina)

… but if you want to double click on the image, well … you have been warned …

They just love the sweet flowering spindle.


June 2019, rear garden, South Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

 

Feeding Time

Calliphora sp

Click and click again on the image to get that little bit closer …


Bluebottle Fly Calliphora vicina June 2019, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

Bad Hair Day

Blue Bottle

Photograph taken December 2016, front garden, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.

Bluebottles Still Buzzin

Bluebottle Calliphoridae Sp

It’s the end of October and I am amazed at the amount of insect life that is still flying around. I have seen butterflies, although not many now, but plenty of flies and hoverflies, and the odd bee. Oh, and loads of wasps. Here is a Bluebottle (Calliphoridae sp.) catching some sun. I am always taken by the metallic, shiny blue abdomen of these distinctive blowflies.

Bluebottle Calliphoridae Sp

Photograph 0f Bluebottle (Calliphoridae sp.) taken October 2016, rear garden , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.