Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Common Bluetails (Ischnura senegalensis) are common and widespread throughout Namibia. They can be found in fresh water locations in all biomes. Adults are vagrants which are known to colonise, even isolated habitats.
Distribution: From Epupa Falls extending east along the Kunene, Kavango and Zambezi Rivers south through Kaokoland, Etosha National Park, Damaraland, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, central and southern Namibia south to Fish River Canyon and the Orange River.
Colouration: Experts have described them as looking like 'black matches with a blue ring at the top'.
Breeding: (Not proven that) Common Bluetails breed in fresh waters.
Flight season: Throughout the year.
Max Size: 24-33mm.
Conservation: Not threatened.
5km from the town center and within walking distance of the lagoon
A business hotel close to the town center
This colonial style lodge on the Walvis Bay Lagoon is the ideal place from which to explore the central Namibian coast
A bright & cozy lodge overlooking the lagoon and close to all of the cities amenities
A small, upmarket, owner managed guest house offering excellent views over the Walvis Bay lagoon
Well situated with views over the lagoon and close to the ever popular Raft Restaurant
Adjacent to a light house on a remote peninsula near the town of Walvis Bay. Pelican Point Lodge offers luxurious accommodation in a tranquil, remote & unspoiled environment
A friendly & relaxing eight roomed guest house