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Hover Hunter

Look at those eyes, all round vision so like a helicoper, but better of course. They don't usually hang the legs like this, I caught her in the middle of a wash and brush up.

It has taken me ages to get a reasonable shot of a flying hoverfly....

I first described this as a him, but as you can see from eucera's comments below it's a her, and is a Episyrphus balteatus aka the "Marmalade Fly"

 

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Taken on July 22, 2007