Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Shadow-bridge Widows (Palpopleura portia) inhabit vegetated open pools.
Distribution: Otavi Mountains and Waterberg.
Colouration: Black wings. A distinctive pattern resembles the silhouette of a bridge.
Breeding: After emergence the development can be dangerous due to predators.
Flight season: January, February and May.
Conservation: Not threatened.
Self catering units on a large, well stocked, private game reserve
A small private safari lodge north of Otjiwarongo
The NWR run camp situated on the slopes of the plateau. Fairly standard and slightly overpriced accommodation, the old police station which has been converted to a restaurant is a scenic (if not taste) highlight.