Where to See
|Latin Name||Aeshna grandis|
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.
Brown wings make this species distinct.
Hawkers have a long streamlined body-shape.
Stripes on the head and thorax.
Broad labial mask.
Abdominal lateral spines on segment 6.