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Drone Fly - closeup, Heesch, the Netherlands Presumed species. Found in our garden. It was very sluggish, probably near the end of its life. <br />
In dutch it is named the &quot;Blind Bee&quot;. It&#039;s neither a bee nor is it blind. <br />
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In dutch it is named the &quot;Blind Bee&quot;. It&#039;s neither a bee nor is it blind. <br />
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With this post I&#039;m at the end of my photo stock, I simply have nothing left :) Eristalis tenax,Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,World" /></a></figure><br />
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In dutch it is named the &quot;Blind Bee&quot;. It&#039;s neither a bee nor is it blind. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/67643/drone_fly_heesch_the_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/67644/drone_fly_-_closeup_heesch_the_netherlands.html<br />
With this post I&#039;m at the end of my photo stock, I simply have nothing left :) Eristalis tenax,Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,World" /></a></figure><br />
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Drone Fly - closeup, Heesch, the Netherlands

Presumed species. Found in our garden. It was very sluggish, probably near the end of its life.
In dutch it is named the "Blind Bee". It's neither a bee nor is it blind.

Drone Fly, Heesch, the Netherlands Presumed species. Found in our garden. It was very sluggish, probably near the end of its life. <br />
In dutch it is named the "Blind Bee". It's neither a bee nor is it blind. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/67644/drone_fly_-_closeup_heesch_the_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/67645/drone_fly_-_face_heesch_the_netherlands.html<br />
With this post I'm at the end of my photo stock, I simply have nothing left :) Eristalis tenax,Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,World

Drone Fly - face, Heesch, the Netherlands Presumed species. Found in our garden. It was very sluggish, probably near the end of its life. <br />
In dutch it is named the "Blind Bee". It's neither a bee nor is it blind. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/67643/drone_fly_heesch_the_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/67644/drone_fly_-_closeup_heesch_the_netherlands.html<br />
With this post I'm at the end of my photo stock, I simply have nothing left :) Eristalis tenax,Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,World

With this post I'm at the end of my photo stock, I simply have nothing left :)

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  1. Perfect view of the compound eye! Posted 5 days ago

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''Eristalis tenax'' is a European hoverfly, also known as the drone fly . It has been introduced into North America and is widely established.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by fchristant
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By fchristant

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Uploaded Oct 12, 2018. Captured Sep 8, 2018 15:18.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm