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Mauritius Kestrel, one of almost 30 birds endemic to the islands: Photo by Olivier Langrand

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Mauritius! This island nation in the Indian Ocean is known for its stunning natural beauty, including lush rainforests, coastal mangroves, and serene wetlands, all of which create a welcoming habitat for a range of bird species. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that showcase the avian wonders of Mauritius. From the striking colors of the Mauritian Fody in the forests to the graceful flight of the White-tailed Tropicbird over the turquoise lagoons, Mauritius’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s unique natural heritage. Whether you’re birdwatching in the Black River Gorges or exploring the Île aux Aigrettes, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Mauritian birds.