Where to See
|Latin Name||Brachytron pratense|
Mainly found near unpolluted, well-vegetated water bodies.
|Status & Distribution|
Uncommon but increasing its range.
Now widely scattered through England, Wales and Ireland but rare in Scotland.
Could potentially be confused with other Hawker dragonflies, but can be distinguished by its:
Similar body shape to Hawkers- long and streamlined.
Distinct beady eyes that bulge from the head.