Bee Fly

by Caroline Hooper May. 20, 2017 191 views

Have you ever seen a Bee Fly?

The Bee Fly (Bombylius major) looks a bit like a weird sort of bee, with a long pointy nose. It is actually a fly that lives on nectar, hence the proboscis, but its larvae predate on young bees & wasps, hence its name. This one was flying away frm me.

more info here :  http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/bee-fly

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