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Hoverfly

Observed: 25th May 2013 By: Valerie Harrison
West Galloway Scottish Ornithologists' Club
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6-hoverfly
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eristalis intricarius interacts

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Light

Yes I did struggle with the light today and it was particularly bright when I took this shot at midday. I noticed it had a very white tail though, which I presume makes it a female. It was in a damp area close to sallow.

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Eristalis intricarius

Of course - Its likely the shot was back lit an I had my doubts on the Mallota Quite a Rare one by all accounts and one I have not seen !!!

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