Thursday, July 08, 2010

Common Hawker

in July 2009 I saw two aeshnids at Alkborough Flats that I was sure were male Common Hawkers but as the species would have been an addition to the site list and I never managed to see them settled they went down as probables; today I managed to get a male perched to prove the record and extend the site's odonata list by one more -- after two hours though the swarms of horse-flies and clegs, the worst I have ever experienced, forced a retreat

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