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Huge fly size of a large bumble bee.

Observed: 29th August 2011 By: mavrickxxx

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very large fly.

Observed large fly or blue bottle emerging from moss next to wooded area. it made a deep buzzing sound flying away. also had orange markings at the base of its wings.

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Could well be tachina grossa... thing is to search iSpot for that name and have a look at the resulting pics.

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Thanks Vinny, what a size of

Thanks Vinny, what a size of a fly lol. It was indeed a TACHINA GROSSA. Just read about its life cycle yuk. Thanks for the quick answer.

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flying insects

Very large fly or blue bottle observed flying away from moss area near woodland.