Snipe fly?

Snipe fly?

Observation - Snipe fly? - UK and Ireland. Description: This fly appears to have an upturned tail, typical of snipe flies, but the pattern on the wings does not look typical. It was resting on the leaf of a flagstaff iris beside a large pond/ lake in Cornwall.

This fly appears to have an upturned tail, typical of snipe flies, but the pattern on the wings does not look typical. It was resting on the leaf of a flagstaff iris beside a large pond/ lake in Cornwall.