The Norfolk Hawker is one of 2 brown hawker dragonflies found in Britain. It has clear wings, green eyes and a yellow triangular mark on the second abdominal segment.
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Encyclopedia of British Dragonflies
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Green Darner||Anax junius||
This large Hawker is one of the commonest in North America but in 1998, after hurricane... more
|Azure Hawker||Aeshna caerulea||
Both sexes have azure blue spots on each abdominal segment and the thorax also has azure... more
|Northern Emerald||Somatochlora arctica||
The Northern Emerald has bluish-green (sometimes yellowish) eyes. The wings are faintly suffused... more
|Golden-ringed Dragonfly||Cordulegaster boltonii||
A striking, black and insect with yellow rings along the length of the abdomen. The female is... more
|Club-tailed Dragonfly||Gomphus vulgatissimus||
The Club-tailed Dragonfly is a medium sized species with a distinctively club-shaped abdomen as... more