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Medium-large, fuzzy yellow fly with stout proboscis. Perching on foliage and logs in sunny spots in understory of Ponderosa Pine forest. Elevation over 6,500 ft.
Understory of Ponderosa Pine forest at elevation of over 6,000 ft.
Behaves like a flycatcher bird, scanning sky for other insects passing overhead. It flies out, grabs its prey, and returns to its perch to eat.