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Hoverflies - one laying eggs
Observed: 20th July 2012 By: orangehoof
Added: 20th July 2012
Seen on a stable wall. A group of up to 10 or so individuals, some clustering together, one with an ovipositor, laying eggs - see second photo. The flies would seem busy for a while, then completely still. Observed over a period of about an hour. Fascinating!