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Southern Gorgeous Skimmer

Dragonflies | Namibia

Introduction: Southern Gorgeous Skimmers (Aethiothemis discrepans) occur at swampy sections of rivers.

Distribution: Mainly downstream from Divundu on the Kavango River.

Colouration: Yellow body with black markings. The abdomen is has a waxy light blue colour in males and a yellow pterostigma. There is a black median line along the back of the abdomen.

Breeding: Females copulate a number of times during their lifespan.

Flight season: December and from February to April

Max size: Medium-sized to small.

Conservation: Not threatened.

Taste of Namibia

6 Days - For those with tight time constraints this safari visits the two major destinations: Sossusvlei & Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Elephant & Rhino Tracking

4 days - An expertly guided safari through Damaraland in search of desert adapted elephant & rhino. Excellent choice for anyone wanting to add a specialist activity to their time in Namibia

Etosha Safari

3 Days - Short excursion to Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Mundulea Hiking Trip

3 or 4 Days - wonderful guided hiking trip - a never to be forgotten experience.

Tok Tokkie Walking Safari

3 Days - A well guided & informative walking trip in the Namib Desert.

Culture, Tradition and Wildlife Tour

3 Days - Cultural safari in the eastern Kalahari region. Visit the San / Bushman and Batswana people. Also included is a trip to a game farm where sightings of rhino and elephant are possible

Sossusvlei Camping Tour

3 Days - Budget safari option to the dunes at Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Safari

3 Days - Visit the sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Runs from Windhoek - Windhoek

Car Hire Namibia