Posts Tagged: Syrphidae
The 40 mile-per-hour howling wind didn't seem to bother the syrphid fly, aka hover fly and flower...
Syrphid fly nectaring on tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Syrphid sparkles in the early morning sun. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You may have noticed this little floral visitor in your garden. It might appear to be a bee, a...
Close-up of a fly, genus Eristalis, on a flower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Flies are pollinators, too! This little Eristalis is nectaring a zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Side view of an Eristalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Have you seen the little syrphid flies, aka flower flies and hover flies, hovering around the early...
The warmth of the sun and the lure of nectar beckoned the hover flies or flower flies to our bee...
Hover fly on rock purslane
Ready for Take-Off
Squatters' rights. A dandelion poking through the rocks near Nick's Cove on Tomales Bay, in...
On the Rim