Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Deer Flies Revisited

Thursday, July 18, 2013

It is that time of year again when a walk outdoors is quickly turned into a torture trek by attacking deer flies. A Nature Story in September of 2009 discusses the deer fly and talks about a way to control them.
A recent ten minute walk around my house netted me 70 deer flies, so I thought it might be helpful to repost that nature story. If you are bothered by deer flies and what to know what to do about them, listen on...