I took a few macros yesterday and being new to bug photography I have no idea what any of them are, so would be grateful for some clues.
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This was taken at a local nature reserve in Nelson, Lancashire. This was on the small side as hoverflies go.
Thank you Clive. They all looked the same before I started taking pictures of them. This is the only decent shot I have taken so far, though.
Am I right in saying it is a female because the eyes are separated by the extra bits on the head?