Australasian Mangrove

Family Sulidae: Boobies

Red-footed Booby, New Guinea (image by Damon Ramsey)(Alim Island, Papua New Guinea)

Sula sula, 'Red-footed Booby'.

(Alim Island, Papua New Guinea)

Red-footed Boobies gather sticks to make their nests in trees.

Family Ardeidae: Herons

Ardea sumatrana, 'Great-billed Heron', (Prince Frederick Harbour, Australia).

Butorides striata, 'Striated/Mangrove Heron', (Prince Frederick Harbour, Australia).

Family Accipitridae: Hawks, Kites, Eagles

Haliaeetus leucogaster, 'White-bellied Sea-Eagle', (Prince Frederick Harbour, Australia). 

Family Pandionidae: Osprey


Ceyx azureus, 'Azure Kingfisher', (Talbot Bay, Australia).

Todiramphus chloris, 'Collared Kingfisher' (Prince Frederick Harbour, Australia).

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For the page on the plants of the Australasian mangroves
For the page on the birds of the Australasian mangroves
For the page on the places to experience the Australasian mangroves

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