Syrphid Fly
Eristalis flavipes

bee mimic

bumble bee imitator
This very pretty Syrpid Fly is an amazing bumble bee mimic--it even has the droning buzz. I thought that's
what it was until I got home and got a look at the eyes. These large flies do not sting  and they are
great pollinators when they are gathering nectar. 

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