Nearest Area: Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Nearest Town: Bushnell
Brief Directions: Take interstate 75 to the Bushnell exit and turn east. Then follow the park signs to Dade Battlefield Historic State Park.
Notes: I the years I have been looking for and photographing insects this was the first and only time I have seen a Bee Fly.
Best Season: Summer
Description: The Bee Fly was hovering on its approach to landing on a Spanish Needle. This park is small in acreage, with a small drainage slough flowing through it. This habitat makes it an incredible place to observe and photograph a wide variety of insects.