The Bill of the Hawk: Animals We Saw

by Ila

When we were on our lovely beach vacation in Mauritius, we saw a lot of wildlife, above and below the water. Here’s a list of some animals we saw in Mauritius:

Snorkelling

We saw many, many kinds of fish and coral, including trumpetfish and the moorish idol.

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Dog Face Pufferfish
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Moorish Idol
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Trumpetfish

We also saw a sea turtle. We think it was a hawksbill sea turtle. It is shown as the Featured Image, but here’s another image anyway.

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Ile aux Aigrettes

We also went to a nature reserve on a small nearby island called Ile aux Aigrettes. We went on a tour and saw lots of birds and a few other creatures.

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Aldabra Tortoises
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Pink Pigeon
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Mauritius Fody
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Olive White-Eye 

 

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Ornate Day Gecko
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Telfair Skink

 

 

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4 thoughts on “The Bill of the Hawk: Animals We Saw

  1. These photos are STUNNING! My favorites are the dog face puffer fish and that colorful Ornate Day Gecko. Thanks so much for sharing.

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