Greenbottles are members of the Blowfly family and are more usually seen laying their eggs on dead bodies. This one appeared in the garden and seemed to be enjoying a change of scenery.
Loosestrife gives lots of flowers and is usually a pit stop for Bees, Hoverflies and Butterflies.
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Nikon AF-S Nicro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED