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Leucophora sp.

Leucophora are kleptoparasite of ground-nesting bees. They are called "satellite flies" since they are often seen following bees, while keeping a constant distance from the bees. I observed one doing that on 28 April 20 in the front garden

Leucophora Satellite Flies as Nest Parasites of Sweat Bees