Robber fly, unknown species
I had been quietly observing this common robber fly hoping that it would sit still for a photograph. I watched, captivated, as it caught lunch then perched right in front of me and posed as it devoured its meal.
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Sony A57, Sigma 18–250mm f3.5–6.3, 1/400, f/6.3, ISO 2000, handheldby McKinley Moens, New South Wales. Age 13