I saw various plants and animals on the different islands. The snorkeling was nice in a couple of places, average most of the time. Here are pictures of the fauna and flora of the Grenadines.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Grenadines Islands

Flowers
Flowers. (567k)
Flowers
Flowers. (501k)
Flower
Flower. (840k)
Thyme Union Island
Thyme on Union Island. (1007k)
Large Cactus Petit Rameau
Large cactus on Petit Rameau. (1.7M)
Flowering Tree Petit Rameau
Flowering tree on Petit Rameau. (1319k)
Flowering Bush Large Cactus
Flowering bush and large cactus on Bequia. (1242k)
Tree Full Airplants Union
Tree full of airplants on Union Island. (1152k)
Large Airplant Union Island
Large airplant on Union Island. These plants just grow in the tree they don't harm the tree (other than through their sheer weight). (841k)
Manchineel (Hippomane mancinella)
Manchineel (Hippomane mancinella, german: Manchinelbaum, french: Mancenillier) on Canouan. All parts of this tree are extremely poisonous. (1091k)
Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis)
Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis, german: Banyan-Feige, french: Figuier des banians) on Canouan. (1155k)
Coconut Palm Grove Bequia
Coconut Palm grove on Bequia. (929k)
Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera)
Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera, german: Kokospalme, french: Cocotier) on Bequia. (1100k)
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana)
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses) on Union Island, imported from Africa. (1196k)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis)
Breadfruit Tree (Artocarpus altilis, german: Brotfruchtbaum, french: Arbre à pain) on Bequia. (1098k)
Breadfruit
Breadfruit. (760k)
Spider Wasp (Pompilidae gen.)
Large Spider Wasp (Pompilidae gen., german: Wegwespen, french: Pompiles) on Union Island. (895k)
Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata)
Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata, german: Westatlantische Reitkrabbe, french: Crabe fantôme atlantique) on Union Island. (1115k)
Caribbean Hermit Crab (Coenobita clypeatus)
Caribbean Hermit Crab (Coenobita clypeatus, french: Pinceur violet) on Union Island. (1220k)
Bronze Anole (Anolis aeneus)
Bronze Anole (Anolis aeneus) on Union Island. (1064k)
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana)
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana, german: Grüne Ameive, french: Ameive commun) on Union Island. (1247k)
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana)
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana, german: Grüne Ameive, french: Ameive commun) on Petit Rameau. (1224k)
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana)
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana, german: Grüne Ameive, french: Ameive commun) on Petit Rameau. (1.7M)
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert) and Carib Grackles (Quiscalus lugubris, french: Quiscale merle) on Petit Rameau. (1224k)
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert) on Canouan. (685k)
Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius)
Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius, german: Köhlerschild­kröte, french: Tortue charbonnière à pattes rouges) on Canouan. (1148k)
Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus)
Caribbean Spiny Lobsters (Panulirus argus, german: Karibik-Languste, french: Langouste blanche). (555k)

Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary on Bequia

Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary
Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary. (901k)
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (563k)
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (528k)
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (553k)
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (640k)

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