Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Hecate Dropwings (Trithemis hecate) occur mainly at sections of swampy rivers and oshanas. There is also a large population habituating a spring-fed reservoir in the Otavi Mountains. Hekate is the Greek Goddess of Magic and the Dead.
Colouration: Black appearance with only small yellow streaks on the abdomen. Males have a very dark blue pruinosity with a purplish-blue frons.
Breeding: Males fly along the vegetation of the water's edge in search of females.
Flight season: November to June.
Conservation: Not threatened.
On an old mission station south of Okahandja, the farm Otjisazu is full of historical interest
Situated some distance west of Okahandja the natural hot spring has been tapped and is used to full both an indoor and outdoor pool
A tranquil garden & African decor give this country hotel laid back, relaxed feeling. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Okahandja
A game farm which offers a 'boutique camping experience' with accommodation in air-conditioned permanently erected tents
Situated on farmland west of Okahandja, Oropoko has a well stocked game park