Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Darting Cruisers (Phyllomacromia picta) hunt in forest gaps and in shrubland. They are a riverine species that roosts in a hanging position and perches on twigs horizontally.
Distribution: Kavango, Kwando and Chobe Rivers, Oanab Dam and the Orange River.
Colouration: Black and yellow rings on the abdomen with 3 yellow stripes decorating the sides of the thorax, metallic green eyes.
Breeding: Breeds in lakes.
Flight season: The rainy season.
Max size: 60mm.
Conservation: Not threatened.
A selection of rooms and bungalows surround this large lake. This is a good place to stay if you are looking for complete relaxation, perhaps at the end of the trip before driving to the Windhoek International Airport (which is about 1.5 hours drive away)