Dragonfly - Norfolk Hawker
Fact File
Taken at Strumshaw Fen on 26th June 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
 

Laying Eggs
Taken at
Strumshaw Fen on 26th June 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Dragonfly - Norfolk Hawker.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Aeshna isoceles.
Odonata.
Aeshnidae.
Habitat:



Body Length:
Description:


Flies/Found:
Feature:
Wet areas, ponds, ditches and marshes, with dense
vegetation. It is now confined to unpolluted fens and
grazing marshes in the Broadlands of Norfolk and
north-east Suffolk
60 - 70 mm.
It has green eyes and clear wings with a diagnostic
yellow triangular mark on the second abdominal segment.
The hindwings have an amber patch at their base.
May - August.
Its common name in English is green-eyed hawker.
In Britain it is a rare and local species, and is known
as the Norfolk hawker.