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Hovering hoverflies

Observed: 3rd July 2011 By: yorkieyorkie’s reputation in Invertebratesyorkie’s reputation in Invertebratesyorkie’s reputation in Invertebratesyorkie’s reputation in Invertebrates
E. balteatus 56f IMG_9152
E. balteatus 56f IMG_9152 1
E. balteatus 56f IMG_9152 1 2
Description:

I see this hoverfly species hovering in flight more often then any other hoverflies, so I couldn't resist trying to get some flight photos. What marvelous insects these are! The first 2 photos are the same female, and the 3rd photo is a male.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Marmalade fly (Episyrphus balteatus) interacts