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Norfolk hawker

Duration: 00:38

To get the best out of How Hill Reserve, Mike Dilger heads out on the water. The reserve has a few real specialities, including the Norfolk hawker - a dragonfly. It is one of the rarest in Britain. It is quite a big dragonfly. It is chestnut brown all over, but the most distinctive thing is its huge apple green eyes. It uses them while patrolling up and down its territory and looking for females. This special dragonfly is proof we're in a knock-out place.

Available since: Wed 1 Feb 2012


Chris Packham
Mike Dilger
Janet Sumner
Jonathan Bigwood
Jane French

This clip is from

Nature's Calendar Series 1, Summer: Wetland

Janet Sumner is in Lancashire where a rare visitor is causing a stir.

First broadcast: 24 Jul 2007

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