Discover Drake Bay, Costa Rica Travel and Adventure!
We now invite you to explore the some of the
fascinating creatures you'll encounter in Drake Bay...
The Osa Peninsula is one
of the most biodiverse regions in the world. With nearly 400 species
of birds contributing to this biodiversity, the region is also one of Costa
Rica's premiere bird watching destinations.
At Drake Bay Rainforest
Chalet both the novice and professional alike will find the area
habitat-par-excellence for antbirds, manakins, toucans, and other Neotropical
families. The Osa is also home to one of the largest populations of
scarlet macaws in Central America.
Weather your vantage point is the
balcony of Drake Bay Rainforest Chalet, margarita in hand, or a fern-lined
stream bed in Corcovado, opportunities to spot the tropics most stunning
birds abound. At Drake Bay Rainforest Chalet, we encourage guests to
witness, admire, and delight in these stunning tropical beauties.
Blue Dacnis (Male)
introduce you to your "neighbors," the chalet's library contains a copy of
A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica, as well as recordings of over 184
species of bird songs, which you're welcome to play over the chalet's home
entertainment system. You will also find a collection of books and articles
devoted to our prized avifauna.
Did you know...
There are 330 species of
Hummingbirds, all restricted to the New World. Most are tropical, with
almost one-fifth found in Costa Rica alone. Only 16 species are known to
migrate and breed in all of North America.
Crowned Woodnymph Hummingbird (Female)
More than 200 species of
migrant birds fly to Costa Rica each year. While most come from North
America, a few of the seabirds arrive from as far away as New Zealand,
Antarctica, and Siberia. These birds fly to Costa Rica to escape the
harsh winters, making long, arduous journeys over land and sea.
Great Blue Heron