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  1. A lovely moment beautifully captured Claire. Such pretty dragons. Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks Ruth! Posted 10 months ago
  2. I agree with Ruth! Such a beautiful scene! Posted 10 months ago

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The Migrant Hawker is one of the smaller species of hawker dragonflies. It can be found away from water but for breeding it prefers still or slow-flowing water and can tolerate brackish sites. The flight period is from July to the end of October. ''A. mixta'' occurs in North Africa, southern and central Europe to the Baltic region.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Aug 21, 2018. Captured Aug 21, 2018 07:59 in 2 Pond Ln, Seaview PO34 5AF, UK.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/640s
  • ISO500
  • 320mm