Soldier beetles doing what they normally do

Soldier beetles doing what they normally do

Observation - Soldier beetles doing what they normally do - UK and Ireland. Description: About 10mm long. Brown elytra with dark patch at rear. Red/orange head and thorax. As usual they were mating!

About 10mm long. Brown elytra with dark patch at rear. Red/orange head and thorax. As usual they were mating!