Hoverflies - one laying eggs

Hoverflies - one laying eggs

Observation - Hoverflies - one laying eggs - UK and Ireland. Description: 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. Fasc

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!