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Hover Fly on a Mushroom 20060803

Hover Fly on a Mushroom 20060803

A bee mimic fly

(Toxomerus marginatus)

Was photographing this small mushroom when along came a hover fly
and landed on it...the opposite of what usually happens. ;-P

Photographed near Carleton Place, Ontario Canada.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
with Canon 500D Closeup Lens

1/800s f/8.0 at 300.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Rosi Blaurock03-Aug-2006 17:59
Nice shot.
QUERIDO03-Aug-2006 17:08
nice shot!
Dan Chusid03-Aug-2006 17:03
King of the mountain!