Entries in #mangroves (2)


The Kingfisher in all its  Magnificence

3 species of kingfishers, illustrated by the French naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc.

A stunning appearance. Like a lightning bolt, a flash of white and blue making its way through the mangrove canopy.

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Apart from being astonishing organisms in terms of the adaptations that they have managed to evolve in order to adapt to life in the harsh intertidal environment, mangroves don’t fail to amaze when one considers the role that they play in nature. A lot of fish start out their life in the mangrove forests.

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