Bee-fly Watch 2019

A photograph of an adult Bee-fly _Bombylius major_

A photograph of an adult Bee-fly Bombylius major.
Photograph by Michael Apel licensed under Creative Commons.

April is a fantastic time of year to see bee-flies in Britain. These
fascinating insects are 1-2cm in length and have furry, stout bodies.
Most bee-flies have a long, thin proboscis extending in front of the
body. Adult bee-flies feed on nectar and use their long proboscis to
sip nectar from flowering plants…

Source: Amateur Entomologists’ Society (News)

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