Dotted bee-fly

30th March 2012, Friday

Previous postings here have shown photos of these amazing spring flies click here and here and here. But today I wondered what they sound like, so put a microphone in among their favourite flowers in my garden – grape hyacinths.
Listen to these “mini hummingbirds” by clicking here.
And while I was bee-flying my first common tern of the year flew overhead.