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Tachinid Fly

From back in spring-time: a Siphona sp (Diptera: Tachinidae).  So-named because of the long foldable siphon (tube) that it feeds through.  In the above image the siphon is folded and appears as the black thing protruding forwards from the lower part of the face.

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2012-05-02.

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