Hovering fly

I don’t know if this is a Syrphid (hoverfly), but it was certainly hovering.  Generally, Syrphids have some yellow-black patterning, but this individual lacked that generally obvious characteristic.  I only took two photographs of the fly, but both turned out kind of cool. 

Unknown fly - 06.20.2010 - 09.32.13

Unknown fly - 06.20.2010 - 09.32.13-2 A cropped copy of the the image above…

 Unknown fly - 06.20.2010 - 09.32.46