Robber Fly

I love the robber flies…they are aggressive and impressive predators, and they tend to sit still from a perch and then launch themselves suddenly at insect prey. I finally got a decent photo of one, so I putting up three of basically the same pose (sorry?).
Robber Fly
I think this is Proctacanthus…
Robber Fly
Hey, these photos are…subtly different…
Robber Fly


6 thoughts on “Robber Fly

  1. People don’t talk about robber flies all that much but I’m fascinated by them when I see them on walks. Yes, they are amazing predators! They remind me of machines from some sort of fantasy/science fiction movie.

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