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I took this photo on Hampstead Heath. It looks like a chunky and colourful mosquito, or possibly a very well disguised bee (?)
Or something else perhaps. Be great if someone can confirm its identity!
It's a fly and maybe an Empis species. See -
I see these Empis eating other insects occasionally although it does say they feed on nectar.
Ah yes I see it now. A "dance fly". Thanks for that.