Libellulidae – Hemistigma – African Piedspot


Marakissa River Camp is another favoured birding location. It is situated right next to the river and has a lovely eating area with good food provided by the owners wife (reputedly the best chips in The Gambia). It is well worth a visit and not only for the birds (see The road to the camp has now been hard surfaced and has little traffic. Passing the entrance to the camp after a short distance the road crosses a flat bridge over water. The pools on either side of the bridge contain a good range of dragonflies.

African Piedspot (f) Hemistigma albipunctum 3762 Web

African Piedspot (f) Hemistigma albipunctum 3739 Web