syrphid fly on columbine
This "sweat bee" was actually more attracted to my skin, but because I
was so close to the flower, it landed there for a split second -- just
long enough for me to get a shot.
observer's paradox is inescapable. We might as well embrace it! In
fact, syrphid flies do feed on nectar and pollen, but whether the
columbine is a favored source, I don't know.
fly on jack