Echo Parakeet

Echo Parakeet

Echo Parakeet (Psittacula eques) The echo parakeet is one of just nine surviving bird species that are found only on Mauritius. The echo is similar to the common Indian ring-necked parakeet found in North American pet stores but larger and a darker shade of green....
Mauritius Fody

Mauritius Fody

Mauritius Fody (Foudia rubra) The Mauritius fody is found only on the island of Mauritius. The male Mauritius fody boasts a brilliant red head, neck and breast, while females have drabber olive-brown plumage. Adults are approximately 14 centimetres long. This solitary...
Mauritius Kestrel

Mauritius Kestrel

Mauritius Kestrel (Falco punctatus) Less colourful than its North American cousin, this kestrel is a small falcon adapted to living in Mauritian forests. It has short rounded wings and a relatively long tail and legs. It measures 15–18 centimetres from beak to tail...
Pink Pigeon

Pink Pigeon

Pink Pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) The pink pigeon is a mid-sized pigeon similar to the common pigeon found in cities around the world. It sports light pink feathers on its body, as well as a dark pink bill, legs and feet. The pigeons feed on buds, leaves, flowers, fruits...