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Macro photo of hoverfly feeding on cow parsley flowers

August 5th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Macro photo of hoverfly feeding on cow parsley flowers
Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 2nd, 2007. Click picture for larger view.

Time for a close up photo of a hoverfly again. This time the hoverfly is feeding on cow parsley flowers (Anthriscus sylvestris; also known as wild chervil, wild beaked parsley, and keck).

Check out my other macro photos of hoverflies:

  • Macro photo of hoverfly on a poppy flower
  • Macro photo of hoverfly on dandelion flower
  • Information about the picture:
    Camera: Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
    Exposure: 0.006 sec (1/160)
    Aperture: f/11
    Focal Length: 35 mm
    ISO Speed: 100
    Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm F3.5 Macro
    Flash: Fired
    Location: Ånstad (Andørja), Troms in northern Norway

    Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Summer

    4 responses so far ↓

    • 1 ColNed Pictures // Aug 6, 2007 at 10:00 am

      Very nicely done macro shot!

    • 2 Jym // Aug 6, 2007 at 1:58 pm

      Thomas,
      Ever considered putting some of your great stuff on photo.net? May bring in some traffic from there…

    • 3 Laura // Aug 8, 2007 at 1:23 am

      Wow! I’m a new visitor to your site, your photo’s area amazing. I love landscape and nature too, but could never capture what you do.
      Hoverfly pic – just beautiful!

    • 4 E: Olsen // Aug 29, 2007 at 1:40 pm

      Et fantastisk bra bilde.