Spotting #600! Large fly, similar in size to a Bumble Bee. Furry, yellow and black. Dark face, reddish hairs on legs. Bumble Bee mimic. Predatory, feeding on other insects including bees and other robber flies.
This beautiful fellow was very calm and allowed me to handle him (or her). Every now and again he would move his head and look around (see picture 1).
Lat: 40.78, Long: -73.20
Spotted on Jun 11, 2013
Submitted on Jul 2, 2013
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