Captured Location: Groenland, Tolwe, Limpopo Province, SOUTH AFRICA
Camera Nikon D50
Lens Sigma 70-300mm DG
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Indigenous to East and Southern Africa
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Red with red wing veins, wingspan 60mm. Purplish tint to thorax and abdomen in mature males. Amber patch on base of wings.
Biology males prefer to settle on rocks in the sun, moving to trees as soon as the sun is obscured by clouds.
Found near many different forms of waterbody, in a range of vegitation types, including those in semi-arid regions.
Widespread but never common.
Range includes all of Africa and Mediterranean.