|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
Species: S. ribesii
Binomial name: Syrphus ribesii
Body length 12mm
Extremely common hover-fly, widespread in Britain and Ireland. Found in gardens, hedgerows and woodland rides and visits flowers to feed on nectar. Multiple-brooded, adults seen April-October. Larva found on leaves and feeds on aphids.
marianas, Alex99 has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
|You must be logged in to start a discussion.|
What a great shot!
Is not easy to catch in fly this little Syrphus ribesii!
Lovely details, colors,BG!
Crazy moment, Thijs, you captured this nice fly very good while flying. Very well done, brilliant colours, good job, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda
- [2010-06-24 15:44]
Hi Thijs,an impressive spectacle,it's my dream to take an in-flight insect so perfectly like your ,this is a very professional and difficult work.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano
- [2010-06-24 21:36]
My congratulation. Amazing unique shot. Superb timing and details of the hoverfly as well as lights and vivid colours of the shot. Bravo. Well done.