Muggy or not, the Eryngium bourgatii in our front garden was attracting many greenbottle flies. A surprisingly large number of greenbottle-like species occur locally - and indeed around most suburban areas. I left them to get on with their nectaring and strolled on. They had almost certainly all been recorded before - several times over.
Greenbottles attend the inflorescences of an Eryngium in our garden.
21 August, 2017