Discover the magic of Drake Bay, Costa Rica at The Rainforest Chalet.

Drake Bay Rainforest Chalet

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

According to National Geographic  the Peninsula de Osa is one of the most biologically intense places on the planet.

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We now invite you to explore the some of the fascinating creatures you'll encounter in Drake Bay...

The Masked Tree Frog is a common inhabitant of Drake Bay, Costa Rica.

Birds of the Chalet
Birds of the Osa  I
Birds of the Osa II
Birds of the Osa III
Gallery of Birds


Birds of The Rainforest Chalet
"Come witness, admire and delight in a good song and dance performed by the tropics most stunning birds."


Drake Bay, Costa Rica - Male manakins practice elaborate dances when courting females.

Orange-collared Manakin (Male)

At Drake Bay Rainforest Chalet, we invite guests to explore the endlessly fascinating world of tropical birds.  Whether relaxing on the balcony or strolling down to the beach for a morning swim, opportunities abound to observe our incredibly rich avifauna.  Over 175 different bird species have been recorded at The Rainforest Chalet and our forest access trails alone!

For the novice and professional birder alike, the following three links represent a comprehensive list of the Osa Peninsula Avifauna...

Checklist of Osa Birds I

Chachalacas, Guans, Quails, and Tinamous, Swimming and Diving Waterbirds, Large Sea Birds, Waterbirds, Herons and Limpkin, Marsh and Steam Birds, Ducks, Vultures, Raptors, Kites and Falcons, Hawks,  Shorebirds, Terns, Gulls, and Jaegers

Drake Bay, Costa Rica - White Hawk males defend a territory of about 500 acres.

White Hawk

Checklist of Osa Birds II

Pigeons and Doves, Parrots, Cuckoos and Nightjars, Owls and Potoos, Swifts, Hummingbirds, Trogons and Jacamars, Motmots, Kingfishers, Toucans, and Woodpeckers, Barbets, Puffbirds, Woodcreepers, Furnariids, Piculet, Antwrens, Antwrens, Spinetails, and small understory birds, Antbirds

Drake Bay, Costa Rica - The Fiery-billed Aracari is found only in Costa Rica's southwestern lowlands and adjacent western Panama.

Fiery-billed Aracari

Checklist of Osa Birds III

Manakins and Becards, Tityras, Cotingas, Mourners, Flycatchers, Swallows, Wrens, Thrushes, Robins, Gnatcatchers and Warblers, Vireos, Bananaquit, Honeycreepers and Tanagers, Icterids, Euphonias, Grosbeaks, Buntings, and Finches, Seedeaters and Sparrows

Drake Bay, Costa Rica - Bananaquits drink nectar from many flowers, including this Heliconia.





Corcovado National Park

Caño Island

Scuba Diving

Sport Fishing

The Night Tour


Horse Back Riding

Bird Watching


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Birds of the Chalet Birds of the Osa  I Birds of the Osa II Birds of the Osa III Gallery of Birds

The Frog Gallery Wildlife Gallery

Corcovado National Park    Caño Island    Scuba Diving    Sport Fishing    The Night Tour

Kayaking     Horse Back Riding    Bird Watching

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