Spring hoverfly

Spring hoverfly

Observation - Spring hoverfly - UK and Ireland. Description: A fantastic, large bumble bee mimic hoverfly which is around in March and April and tends to stay around the highest branches of flowering Sallows. This one was unusually basking low down on an Oak before 9 o'clock, this morning.

A fantastic, large bumble bee mimic hoverfly which is around in March and April and tends to stay around the highest branches of flowering Sallows. This one was unusually basking low down on an Oak before 9 o'clock, this morning.