? Great diving beetle

? Great diving beetle

Observation - ? Great diving beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: This lovely great beetle was purposefully walking along a grassy path between the reeds, and as I am not versed in beetle identification, I thought it was some sort of cockroach. Of course after due consideration I wondered if it could be a great diving b

This lovely great beetle was purposefully walking along a grassy path between the reeds, and as I am not versed in beetle identification, I thought it was some sort of cockroach. Of course after due consideration I wondered if it could be a great diving beetle. Do they leave the water and walk around? perhaps someone could help me.