A female Urban Bluebottle Blowfly Calliphora vicina sips nectar from ivy flowers.
A male Stomorhina lunata slurps away on the ivy.
A female Tapered Drone Fly Eristalis pertinax (top) is joined by a male Marmalade Hover Fly (bottom) Episyrphus balteatus.
A female Glass-winged Syrphus hover fly Syrphus vitripennis.
A female Graphomya maculata (centre right) is joined by a female Stomorhina lunata (lower left) and a parasitic fly Tachinidae (upper right).
A Noon Fly Mesembrina meridiana (left) and a male Stomorhina lunata (right) at lower left; a Sepsis sp (left) and a greenbottle Lucilia sp (right) at upper centre.
A group of drone flies, greenbottles and a parasitic fly.
The Striped Hover Fly Helophilus pendulus.
A Noon Fly.
Upper left, a Noon Fly and a parasitic fly, below them an Urban Bluebottle Blowfly and to the right a couple of drone flies.
The parasitic fly Pales pavida, with a gnat that maybe a minute black scavenger fly Scatopsidae, lower left.