After all the excitement of the rare southern migrant hawkers, it seem that only the migrant hawkers (Aeshna mixta) are still on the wing. I had a look at West Canvey Marshes on Sunday and there has been no sign this week at Wat Tyler CP. The week before last I came across a migrant hawker that seemed to like hovering, and at a reasonable distance too. So with some patience and persistence I eventually got the following:
My best in flight shots yet!