Golden Bee Fly

Golden Bee Fly

Observation - Golden Bee Fly - Southern Africa. Description: Medium sized bee fly (wing span approx. 2cm) with golden yellow hairs covering its entire body. Took a while of careful stalking, but I finally caught it in flight, drinking from an Erica flower.

Medium sized bee fly (wing span approx. 2cm) with golden yellow "hairs" covering its entire body. Took a while of careful stalking, but I finally caught it in flight, drinking from an Erica flower.