Robber Fly with Wasp Prey

robber fly with small wasp prey

A robber fly (Efferia sp.) feeds on a small wasp while standing in a hunched pose in reaction to the camera.

Monday…right in the back!

Every time I released the shutter this guy jumped. On the last two or three, he did this raised-hair on a cat pose. Kinda funny to watch, though it was probably a little distressing to the robber and its valuable meal.

Have a great week everyone.


7 thoughts on “Robber Fly with Wasp Prey

  1. Is it all right if I reblogged this photo on my own page? I’m writing about the robber flies and think this would be a great way to give people a taste of what’s to come.

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