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Red-headed Fly

Bromophila caffra

Description:

large black fly with a red head

Habitat:

miombo woodland, 1000m

Notes:

I spotted this on the way to Fort Mangochi. It was fairly calm and let me approach closely.

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17 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 4 years ago

Thanks Leuba!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Congratulations Dan !. A brilliant and interesting spotting. Thanks.

dandoucette
dandoucette 4 years ago

Thank you triggs, Dilan, Toshimi, Zlatan, Jolly and Desomond.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 4 years ago

Nice macro pictures!

Jolly Ibanez
Jolly Ibanez 4 years ago

Congratulations Dan. Beautiful capture.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 4 years ago

amazing insect and great shots. It really looks like from another world. Congrats.

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 4 years ago

Amazing Fly! Congratulations!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

congrats Dan!!!Nice series!!

triggsturner
triggsturner 4 years ago

Oh Wow! What a bug, very well done on your SOTD.

dandoucette
dandoucette 4 years ago

Thanks a lot kel!

Sckel
Sckel 4 years ago

congratulations dan this is an incredible fly, great spotting

dandoucette
dandoucette 4 years ago

Thanks Yasser for SOTD and thank you Luis.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 years ago

Congrats Dan! Amazing SOTD.

Yasser
Yasser 4 years ago

Dan, this fantastic series was selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing this fascinating species (and so many others!) with our community and congrats on the recognition!

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DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Alternatively should we call it Turkey Fly? The red head appears very much similar! Great photos!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 4 years ago

STUNNING series!

Sckel
Sckel 4 years ago

Red Skull Marvel o.o

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Southern, Malawi

Lat: -14.41, Long: 35.44

Spotted on Jan 9, 2015
Submitted on Jun 14, 2015

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