8154 thumb In the Mangroves of Mlalazi Estuary

This guide is still a 'work in progress' and is being developed to help the University of Zululand students with the identification of the plants and animals of the mangrove habitat in the Mlalazi Estuary in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The estuary has about 40 ha of mangroves. This is not a ...more ↓

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Nile Crocodile 1
Crocodylus niloticus
2674078412 6074d10ce6 m
Malachite Kingfisher 2
Corythornis cristatus
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Mangrove Kingfisher 3
Halcyon senegaloides
6895390954 04787a3f6d m
Giant Kingfisher 4
Megaceryle maxima
8984986082 23a623cb38 m
Pied Kingfisher 5
Ceryle rudis
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African Finfoot 6
Podica senegalensis
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Common Sandpiper 7
Actitis hypoleucos
13329501955 c0b264711b m
Little Egret 8
Egretta garzetta
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Grey Heron 9
Ardea cinerea
6659591117 14a36cbf80 m
Goliath Heron 10
Ardea goliath
7811849474 76707d29b7 m
Osprey 11
Pandion haliaetus
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Palmnut vulture 12
Gypohierax angolensis
42775750875 6254e03d87 m
Reed cormorant 13
Microcarbo africanus
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White-breasted Cormorant 14
Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus
3694319035 b34fbf11a0 m
African Darter 2
Anhinga rufa
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African Clawless Otter 15
Aonyx capensis
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Marsh Mongoose 16
Atilax paludinosus
3653973337 71a7e12d48 m
Vervet Monkey 17
Chlorocebus pygerythrus
3757948038 06faf872fc m
Silverlined Mudskipper 18
Periophthalmus argentilineatus
240px naturalis biodiversity center   rmnh.mol.319450   saccostrea cucullata (von born, 1778)   ostreidae   mollusc shell
Rock Oyster 24
Saccostrea cucullata
240px scylla serrata
Mud Crab 25
Scylla serrata
5491040437 6fe86ccf8e m
Horned Ghost Crab 31
Ocypode ceratophthalmus
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East African Fiddler Crab 32
Austruca occidentalis
4344292024 69c6d080db m
d'Urville's Fiddler Crab 33
Tubuca urvillei
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Green-eyed Fiddler Crab 20
Paraleptuca chlorophthalmus
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Western Calling Fiddler Crab 34
Gelasimus hesperiae
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Penaeus indicus 20
Fenneropenaeus indicus
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Striped Barnacle 35
Amphibalanus amphitrite
3687597634 aaa09dfa34 m
Mangrove Fern 36
Acrostichum aureum
240px barringtonia racemosa01
Freshwater Mangrove 37
Barringtonia racemosa
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Schinus terebinthifolia 38
Schinus terebinthifolius
240px avicennia marina   nabq by hatem moushir 8
White Mangrove 39
Avicennia marina
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Estuary hibiscus 30
Hibiscus tiliaceus
8349980202 876cbb747c m
Black mangrove 40
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza
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Red mangrove 41
Rhizophora mucronata
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Seashore Dropseed 20
Sporobolus virginicus
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seashore paspalum 20
Paspalum vaginatum
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Saint Augustine grass 42
Stenotaphrum secundatum
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common reed 43
Phragmites australis
6794969575 f4ff48203a m
iNcema 44
Juncus kraussii
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Three-ribbed arrow-grass 45
Triglochin striata
8707383296 1c4e913d21 m
Reclining Date Palm 40
Phoenix reclinata

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