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Belvosia? - Belvosia borealis

Belvosia? - Belvosia borealis
Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA
July 27, 2011
Size: 30-35mm
while preparing camera this big fly took off and landed on my hand for awhile. Luckily it did not move until I started walking away. It seemed to be tasting my skin with the tongue-like thing visible in some of these pictures. Maybe it was eating salt or just checking it out...
Also, I find one (maybe the same one?) on the same flower in a 2.5 acre area...is that coincidence or do they stay at one feeding area?
Thanks

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Moved
Moved from Belvosia.

Tachinidae: Belvosia borealis
Tachinidae: Belvosia borealis

 
Thanks
Thanks

Well, partly based on location, I wi
Well, partly based on location, I will guess at borealis?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Belvosia; grogeous series

 
thanks, i hoped I did not add
thanks, i hoped I did not add too many :)

 
closeups of this quality are gold
keep up the good job

 
thanks, I will keep trying
thanks, I will keep trying

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