Bee or Fly?

Bee or Fly?

Observation - Bee or Fly?. Description: Found this insect sunning itself on a tree. It allowed me to get quite close. It looks superficially like a bee but I wonder if it is a Diptera mimic.

Found this insect sunning itself on a tree. It allowed me to get quite close. It looks superficially like a bee but I wonder if it is a Diptera mimic.