Lindsay Cottages, Kampala, Uganda. 3 Aug 2009
Common Tigertail

Mabamba Bay Wetland, Uganda. 4 Aug 2009
Banded Groundling
Rhytothemis fenestrina
Acisoma trifidum
Chalcostephia flavifrons

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Trail, Uganda. 7 Aug 2009.
Umma saphirina
Chlorocypha molindica
Chlorocypha molindica female
Africallagma elongatum
Chlorocnemis sp. C. nigripes or pauli.
Orthetrum julia

Rwempunu River in Cape Elizabeth NP, Uganda. 8 Aug 2009.
Dancing Jewel
Platycypha lacustris
Chlorocypha victoriae
Pseudagrion melanicterum
Pseudagrion spernatum
Orthetrum julia
St. Lucia Widow
Kirby's Dropwing
Trithemis arteriosa

Kibale Forest Camp grounds, Uganda. 10 Aug 2009. Near Bigodi Swamp.
Pseudagrion hageni
Agriocnemis palaeforma
Orthemis julia

Lake Victoria, Entebbe Botanical Garden, Uganda. 12 Aug 2009.
Pseudagrion. Possibly P. hamoni.
P. picta
Banded Groundling
Violet Dropwing

Rekero Safari Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya. 17 Aug 2009.
Black-tailed Skimmer
Common Tigertail

Many thanks to K D B Dijkstra for most of the identifications, plus a few from Dennis Paulson. Thanks guys!

Shots of the habitats for any of these locations are on the scenics page. I apologize for the variable quality of the shots, but some were hand held with a 400mm and aren't very sharp.

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