I Hope You Aren’t Tired of Bee Flies Yet…

Because I’m not.  Especially since I found one that was spectacular and new to me just tonight.

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This one was along our rock road, and was obtaining nectar from a weedy prairie plant called hoary vervain.

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This bee fly is quite a bit larger than other bee flies I have been seeing, and has a very loud buzz while flying.

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Like other bee flies, it hovers in place while visiting flowers.

About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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2 Responses to I Hope You Aren’t Tired of Bee Flies Yet…

  1. theresagreen says:

    I for one am definitely tired of bee-flies, they are fascinating and your images are amazing.

  2. theresagreen says:

    Sorry, that was meant to read ‘definitely not tired of bee-flies!’

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