Hoverfly

Hoverfly

Observation - Hoverfly. Description: well over 60 posts of this in iSpot, yet so few agreements. I really think it's C.illustrata but there are one or two lookalikes Plenty today in warm sunshine close to sea in cow meadows on thistle and Hogweed and newly emerging Angelica. Pretty tame,

well over 60 posts of this in iSpot, yet so few agreements.
I really think it's C.illustrata but there are one or two lookalikes
Plenty today in warm sunshine close to sea in cow meadows on thistle and Hogweed and newly emerging Angelica.
Pretty tame, easily handled, not camera shy.