Baltic Hawker

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Baltic Hawker Aeshna osiliensis

Difficult to identify, very similar to Moorland Hawker, Siberian Hawker and Bog Hawker.

  • Bright yellow costae; some junceas also have very bright costae
  • Strong antehumeral stripes
  • Thin stem of the frons T-mark (compare with Siberian Hawker)
  • Large, bright blue abdominal spots.
  • Wide stripes on thorax sides, with the rear stripe being almost triangle-shaped and very wide

Locally common in Southern and Western Coast, with only a few inland records. Usually at sheltered bays and small ponds near the shore.

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Male Baltic Hawkers are quite common near coast, but identification is quite difficult and complicated. Sulka Haro

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