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"Eristalis tenax", the common drone fly, is a common, migratory, cosmopolitan species of hover fly. It is the most widely distributed syrphid species in the world, and is known from all regions except the Antarctic. It has been introduced into North America and is widely established. It can be found in gardens and fields in Europe and Australia. It has also been found in the Himalayas.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Calbost Niel
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By Calbost Niel

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Uploaded Nov 24, 2022. Captured Nov 24, 2022 10:03 in 200W-201W Great Western Hwy, Hazelbrook NSW 2779, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/32.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm