Southern Migrant Hawker Aeshna affinis Vander Linden

 

Immigrant and potential colonist in SE England.

Shallow ponds and ditches.

Most often seen between late June and late August.



PLEASE NOTE: WAT TYLER CP IS AN SSSI. PLEASE KEEP TO THE BOARDWALKS AND PATHS. A MINORITY OF OVER-ENTHUSIASTIC  BUG-HUNTERS/PHOTOGRAPERS HAVE CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO THE RESERVE'S VEGETATION BY NOT DOING SO IN SEARCH OF THIS SPECIES IN THE LAST TWO YEARS. IF THIS HAPPENS AGAIN, REPORTS FROM THE SITE WILL CEASE TO BE PUBLISHED.




2017.08.24 Sussex Sidlesham Ferry, Pagham Harbour 1 Rare Bird Alert
2017.08.23 Sussex Ferry Lagoon, Pagham Harbour 1 BDS 
2017.08.17 Essex Bowers Marsh RSPB 4 Rare Bird Alert
2017.08.11 Essex Bowers Marsh RSPB 1 Rare Bird Alert
2017.08.01 Essex Marsh Farm Country Park 1BDS 
2017.08.01 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 15+ BDS 
2017.07.22 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 10+ Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.21 Essex Bowers Marsh RSPB 2 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.20 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 5 Allen, Geoffrey
2017.07.19 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 8 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.19 Essex Bowers Marsh RSPB 6 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.18 Essex Rainham Marshes RSPB 1 BDS 
2017.07.18 Essex Rainham Marshes RSPB 1 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.18 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 26 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.18 Essex Venge Marsh RSPB 2 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.17 Essex Venge Marsh RSPB 2 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.16 Essex Bowers Marsh RSPB 3 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.16 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 20+ BDS 
2017.07.14 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St 42+ Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.12 Essex West Canvey Marshes 1 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.10 Essex Bowers Marsh RSPB 1 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.10 Essex Colne Point 2+ Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.10 Essex Benfleet Creek 3 Rare Bird Alert 
2017.07.09 Essex Sea wall ditch nr Benfleet R'way St'n 30+ BDS 
2017.07.09 Essex West Canvey Marshes 4 BDS 
2017.07.08 Essex St Osyth 1 Rare Bird Alert
2017.07.07 Essex Benfleet Downs 1 Rare Bird Alert