Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: The unique bulbous shape of the Slender Bottletail (Olpogastra iugubris) is highlighted its general body colour. The abdomen is longer than the wings. They can be observed in large moving bodies of water, usually in thick vegetation.
Colouration: Yellow and black body with green-black markings on the thorax. The eyes are metallic-green.
Breeding: Males perch in vegetation waiting for unsuspecting females.
Flight season: Mainly the rainy season but most records are from November to April or June and July.
Max size: 40mm.
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