Dragonfly - Norfolk Hawker
Taken at Strumshaw Fen on 26th June 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Dragonfly - Norfolk Hawker.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Aeshna isoceles.
Odonata.
Aeshnidae.
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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.