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  Topic: Plants for Hovers?
AngieT

Replies: 1
Views: 658

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:28 pm   Subject: Plants for Hovers?
Last autumn my neighbour asked if he could trim back my lilac tree that was overhanging his garden. I agreed, went off to work, and came back to discover that not only had he cut the lilac down to th ...
  Topic: Book "Britain's hoverflies"
AngieT

Replies: 6
Views: 9286

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2015 11:26 am   Subject: Is it still available?
Reading M. Mille's message, I thought that maybe it's time I bought the book. Do you still have any copies or will I have to get it from Amazon or elsewhere? I would like the authors to get some mon ...
  Topic: Happy New Year
AngieT

Replies: 0
Views: 4470

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2015 6:30 pm   Subject: Happy New Year
Happy New Year to all you hoverfly enthusiasts, and I hope you all see some wonderful insects this year. (And manage to get some wonderful photos of them as well!)
  Topic: Not many here
AngieT

Replies: 6
Views: 5638

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:14 pm   Subject: Not many here
This year my garden has a magnificent ragwort plant in flower (and a smaller one flowering as well), loads of buddleia flowers, long grass, stagnant water in a bowl, brambles in flower... in short, ev ...
  Topic: Photobombing Hoverfly
AngieT

Replies: 1
Views: 4150

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 11:22 am   Subject: Photobombing Hoverfly
http://i1284.photobucket.com/albums/a564/angelathorne/PhotobombingHoverflyApril2014_zps05a51233.jpg

You wait ages for one, then another one comes along and pushes into the picture!
  Topic: Feelers
AngieT

Replies: 1
Views: 4071

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 11:03 am   Subject: Feelers
Excuse my ignorance, but can someone please tell me why hoverflies all seem to have such short antennae?
Most of the insects I have come across have much longer ones, presumably for a reason. (And ...
  Topic: Many already
AngieT

Replies: 1
Views: 3619

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:46 pm   Subject: Many already
Hello all.
I am glad to report that this year I have already had a lot of hovers in the garden. I haven't been able to identify most of them, and my camera has gone a bit odd so I have no in-focus ...
  Topic: Speedy visitor!
AngieT

Replies: 3
Views: 6947

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:21 pm   Subject: Speedy hover's photo
Hopefully this will be the photo of the speedy hover as mentioned in my previous message...

http://i1284.photobucket.com/albums/a564/angelathorne/Hoveronthenewflower10-8-2013_zps8f0aa108.jpg
  Topic: Speedy visitor!
AngieT

Replies: 3
Views: 6947

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:47 pm   Subject: Speedy visitor!
I'd just bought a flowering plant and put it by the back door. A small hoverfly was on its way past, going to the fuchsia in the hanging basket, and I could see it almost screech to a halt and change ...
  Topic: Hover romance
AngieT

Replies: 2
Views: 5835

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:13 pm   Subject: Hover romance
Unfortunately Roger, I haven't seen them again after that one romantic encounter. We don't have so many flowers left now for them to be attracted to the garden, but I will keep an eye on the few rema ...
  Topic: Hover romance
AngieT

Replies: 2
Views: 5835

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:20 pm   Subject: Hover romance
I don't know how hovers are doing generally this year, but we seem to have had quite a few in the garden over the last two or three days. My most interesting sighting was two Volucella zonarias, not ...
  Topic: large overfly in garden today 21.7.13
AngieT

Replies: 16
Views: 24526

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:05 pm   Subject: Link to the horsefly
Aha! Lovely beast. This is a link to Jean's Back Garden Moths picture (not the writing):

http://back-garden-moths.co.uk/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=60285&d=1374938771
  Topic: large overfly in garden today 21.7.13
AngieT

Replies: 16
Views: 24526

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:04 am   Subject: large overfly in garden today 21.7.13
Any chance of getting one of the photos of this onto the website? Having read the thread, I am fascinated to see it! (I have always thought that horseflies look marvellous, despite their horrible li ...
  Topic: Should we close membership?
AngieT

Replies: 11
Views: 13913

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:07 pm   Subject: Should we close membership?
Hello there.
How are you getting on with the spam now? There seems to be nothing unwanted on the site, but is that because they've stopped or is it because of all your hard work?
  Topic: Question about the one in the picture
AngieT

Replies: 2
Views: 5867

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:15 pm   Subject: Aha! Thank you.
Thanks Roger, a homely little creature then. Smile
 
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