I was out at a local school today, carrying out a biodiversity survey. One of the lads shouted "Hoverfly". I raced over and immediately knew it was new to me. I couldn't identify it in the field, but once I got back to the books it came out quite easily as Eupodes latifasciatus...a new species to me.
So thanks, boys (I told you there's something new every day).
Imagine that...my first hoverfly of the year, and it's a new one for my list.