Bird-beaked Hawker

Scientific name: Polycanthagyna ornithocephala

Habitat: pond with canopy cover 

Body length: 73-78 mm

Distribution in Hong Kong: Tai Po Kau (population stability unknown)

Flight period in Hong Kong: unknown

Similar species: Tiger Hawker

Identification features: 

1. Frons white

2. Compound eyes blue in male

3. Mesepisternum with “丄丄”-shaped green stripes

4. Abdomen dark brown in male with yellow stripes; the second to sixth abdominal segment reddish brown, and the seventh to tenth dark brown in female