Where to See Common Hawker
|Latin Name||Aeshna juncea|
In moorland habitats with acidic pools.
Sometimes seen hunting woodland rides at dusk.
|Status & Distribution|
Common in western England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Similar in appearance to other Hawkers but only shares its moorland habitat with Azure Hawker. The Common Hawker is larger, has yellow markings and yellow costa (leading wing vein) instead of brown.