Dark-edged Bee-fly


Bombylius major – A large fast-hovering fly which looks like a bee. It has a very long needle-like proboscis which it uses to feed from flowers. Double-click on image to enlarge.


Dark-edged Bee-fly Bombylius major

© Peter Hillman ♦ 24th April 2020 ♦ Local woodland margin, South Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200