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Syrphids Back Again

Honing In

Have you seen the little syrphid flies, aka flower flies and hover flies, hovering around the early spring blossoms? We saw half a dozen of them Monday, Feb. 15 nectaring a white ceanothus at the Marshall Post Office in Marin County. The ceanothus is a...

Honing In
Honing In

A SYRPHID FLY (problably from the Genus Toxomerus) heads toward a white ceanothus blossom near Tomales Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Glitter
Glitter

WINGS GLITTERING in the sun, a syrphid fly lands on a white ceanothus blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:16 PM
Tags: flower fly (12), Robbin Thorp (238), Robert Bugg (4), syrphid fly (17), Syrphidae (8), Toxomerus (1)
 
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