A long legged critter that wanted to call my home it's home.
In this shot the head looks a bit funny, I think it has turned its head slightly, looks normal in the second (blurry) shot.
foraging on flowers of Bulbinella rossii, Stilbocarpa polaris and Veronica benthamii along Col-Lyall boardwalk, Campbell Island
True flies are insects of the order Diptera (from the Greek di = two, and ptera = wings). Their most obvious distinction from other orders of insects is that a typical fly possesses a pair of flight wings on the mesothorax and a pair of halteres, derived from the hind wings, on the metathorax. (Some species of flies are exceptional in that they are secondarily flightless). The only other order of insects bearing two true, functional...