Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Machado's Skimmer (Orthetrum machadoi) mainly inhabit floodplains, well-vegetated pans and perennial ponds. Adults have been observed perching away from the water in forests.
Colouration: Whitish face, dark green eyes and dark markings on the side of the thorax.
Breeding: Hairy larvae are often covered in mud, hence their preference for living on muddy ground.
Flight season: November to April.
Max size: 45mm.
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