Return to HRS home page Dipterists Forum
A Dipterists Forum recording scheme

Navigation
Home
Forum
Photo gallery
Maps
Checklist
Hoverfly Newsletter
Memberlist
User-groups
FAQ
Search

User
Username:

Password:

 Remember me



I forgot my password

Don't have an account yet?
You can register for FREE


Search

Advanced Search

Who is Online

In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

Registered Users: None

[ View complete list ]


Most users ever online was 248 on Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:53 pm


Search found 55 matches
Hoverfly Recording Scheme Forum Index
Author Message
  Topic: None yet?
AngieT

Replies: 0
Views: 1731

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:59 pm   Subject: None yet?
There have been very very few hoverflies in my garden so far this year. Are they scarce everywhere?
  Topic: Video recording as a more versatile way to identify species.
AngieT

Replies: 8
Views: 12858

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:08 pm   Subject: My way of photographing them
Excuse me for adding to this conversation so late.
As a very amateur recorder I could never hope to get a moving picture of any insect! So, what I do is, if a hoverfly is happy to be caught in a jam ...
  Topic: Plants for Hovers?
AngieT

Replies: 1
Views: 2222

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: 11642

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: 5590

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: 6909

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: 5019

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: 4953

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: 4529

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: 8257

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: 8257

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: 6872

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: 6872

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: 28105

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: 28105

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 ...
 
Page 1 of 4 Goto page 1, 2, 3, 4  Next
All times are GMT
Jump to:  


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group