Hoverfly 3

A common fly, this fellow is an important predator of Aphids.

Hoverfly 2

Another common hoverfly or flower fly that can be observed in one's garden

Bee Mimic Hoverfly

This large hoverfly is easily mistaken for a bee. They love yellow flowers and can congregate in groups between 10 and 15 on a single plant.

Hoverfly 1

A slightly larger hoverfly, this specimen is less common than the smaller species observed.

Picture of a Picture-Winged fly Picture-Winged Fly

This fly belongs to a large cosmopolitan family of flies, it is distinguished by the picturesque bands on the wings.