NS3778 : Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea)

taken 14 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea)
Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea)
[Also sometimes called the Common Aeshna.]

This is a hawker dragonfly, shown here basking on a fencepost beside a footpath.

This photograph shows the male of the species, with blue spots on its abdomen; the female has dull-green spots. The wingspan is 95mm, and the length 76mm.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Friday, 15 August, 2008
Geographical Context
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Closeup  Life 
Near (from Tags)
Carman Reservoir 
Insects > Insects   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 374 786 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.3672N 4:36.3887W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 374 786
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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