Dance fly. (56)
|I you see this is once againg from my archives which are staring to get very low . |
Taken down by the local river one day in the spring.
Dance fly ( Empis tesselata. ) A small dark empid or assassin fly. seen April - July . Visits flowers for nectar but also catches other flies . these are somtimes carried in flight and then sucked dry using a long downward pointing proboscis. Body length 11mm.