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|
|Keeled Skimmer||Orthetrum coerulescens||
Length: 40-44mmThe abdomen appears quite slim and has a pronounced dorsal keel. The wings have a... more
|Four-spotted Chaser||Libellula quadrimaculata||
Both sexes have a brown ground colour becoming darker over the head and almost orange on the... more
|Emperor Dragonfly||Anax imperator||
Length: 78mmBritain's bulkiest Dragonfly. Its bright colours and active habit make it very... more
|Brilliant Emerald||Somatochlora metallica||
The Brilliant Emerald has apple green eyes and the abdomen and thorax are dark metallic emerald... more
|Ruddy Darter||Sympetrum sanguineum||
This species is smaller than the Common Darter. The legs are entirely black. An intense orange... more