Dark brown and yellow hoverfly. Dark chestnut eyes. Abdomen tapers to a point.
No interactions present.
The pointed abdomen is typical of a female in the act of laying eggs - the ovipositor is telescopic, and normally held inside the abdomen. This one may be on the point of laying to be in this state. We have only one species in this genus, and it is unmistakeable.
recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.
No wonder I couldn't find an equivilent feature.
I was about to snap nearby blossoms when she arrived.
Lat/Lng: 51.2978, 1.0666
OS grid ref: TR138598