Down-looker Snipe-fly

This Down-looker Snipe-fly, Rhagio¬†scolopacea, was keeping watch from a fence-post at the edge of the parkland alongside Top Park Wood, Nostell, in May last year. It habitually rests facing downwards and it will dart off on short flights, like a snipe. This was probably a male defending a territory as it waited for a female […]