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Ile aux Aigrettes owes its name to the colony of migratory birds, which populated the islet in the 1600s. A British military base during WWII, Ile aux Aigrettes, a coralline limestone islet, covers 27 hectares and is located one kilometer off the coast of Mahebourg. In 1965, the islet was declared a nature reserve.  Managed by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF) since 1987, Ile aux... Read more