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About 2 mm long. Virtually all black. The wings seem to be devoid of venation, at least at this angle. But the antennae seem to be virtually solid! The only thing I can think it might be is some sort of Chironomid.
Ceratopogonidae male, possibly Dasyhelea
So a biting midge instead.
I have taken photos of biting midges. In fact I rescued one from a puddle a week or so ago, little realising what it was, but hoping to get a better look at it, not circling around aimlessly on the water. Later I decided it looked like Culicoides impunctatus, maybe. I did dispatch it, but I guess it doesn't really make any difference to the overall numbers!