Can anybody help with ID of these striking flies? Slightly larger than House Flies and congregated on a five bar gate and posts - ? for heat.
No interactions present.
Thanks, Nick and Ian. Even moreninformation than I'd expected. Fascinating.
Hampshire Dragonfly recorder
Hampshire & IOW Wildlfe Trust
Glad the comments / link were of interest!
Nick Upton, naturalist and photographer.
Lat/Lng: 50.8923, -2.3747
OS grid ref: ST737103