The Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa flowers at Holme Dunes yesterday were smothered in feeding insects, and a couple of spiders hunting them. At present I do not have the necessary books or knowledge to ID them all and so here are a few for you to name for me!
Thanks to James Emerson again for rapid IDs.
A Hover-fly Chrysotoxum bicinctum
Noon Fly Mesembrina meridiana
Is this a species of Bupestrid beetle? Possibly Chequered Click Beetle Prosternon tessellatum
Two of these spiders were hunting on one of the plants. I think they could be Large-jawed Orb Web Spiders Tetragnatha montana.