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Day 488 Hoverflies galore on Chicory / Schwebfliege in Hülle & Fülle am Gemeine Wegwarte

The prominent blue flowers of the Chicory (Cichorium intybus) are often covered by hoverflies (Family Syrphidae) as can be seen here.

Die prominente blauen Blüten der Gemeinen Wegwarte1 ( 30 more words


Day 485 Yellow flowers with hoverfly / Gelbe Blumen mit Schwebfliege

I have not been able to identify this plant. It was rather bushy and growing in the grounds of the New Botanical Gardens though without a name tag. 56 more words


Macro Photography : Hoverfly by PhilippSchad

Taken at Jardim Botanico de Funchal. Anyone here knows which kind of hoverfly and flower it is?


A midnight shadow of its summer self

Summer saw the garden thronged with marmalade hoverflies (Episyrphus balteatus), our commonest species and one which most people will recognise on sight. They are the small flies, with thin, broad bodies like a cuttlebone or a knapped flint. 269 more words