The Migrant Hawker unusual life history

Migrant Hawkers have been around since the beginning of August, and they should be around until October or early November. They are often seen flying away from water. They hawk at about 3 m high, patrolling an area repeatedly, occasionally rising to catch an insect, their abdomen held at an upward angle, with a slight droop at the end.
Migrant Hawker in flight.
Their late summer appearance and social, non-aggressive behaviour are unlike other hawker dragonflies in the UK. When they hunt, it…

Source: BugBlog

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