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Hawkers and Hairy Dragonfly
UK: 7 species
Choose carefully: many of these are similar
A black body with gold rings and green eyes. UK: 1 species
A black body with green or yellow markings. UK: 1 species
Variously coloured but always with a black mid-line stripe on the abdomen. UK: 1 species (plus 2 migrants)
Images from top, left - right: both: David Kitching, both: David Kitching, Mark Tyrell, David Kitching, both: David Kitching, Erland R.N., Dave Ashton, Paul Appleyard, Graham Bayliss, Santiago Monteagudo Campos, Damian Pinguey, David Kitching, David Kitching, David Kitching, Dennis Swaby, Pablo M-Darve, Greg Osborn