Where to See Brown Hawker

Latin NameAeshna grandis
Habitat

Breeds in standing or slow-flowing water laying its eggs in floating or emergent vegetation or timber. Hunts well away from water and may be found hawking woodland rides well into the evening.

Status & Distribution

Generally common and widespread, though absent from Scotland and some parts of the southwest.

Similar Species

Brown wings make this species distinct.

Species GroupDragonflies
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