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