BIRDWATCHING AND JUNGLE TREKS
For those guests who are interested in more than diving, or have preferences in combining birding and diving snorkelling in an eco-friendly environment, you can choose Raja Ampat Biodiversity Resort on Gam Island. The good birding opportunities on Gam and the nearby island of Waigeo are promising and you will exceed your expectations
Although animals such as Spotted Cuscus, an array of colourful butterflies and many forest birds can be seen, the main attraction is by far the Red Bird of Paradise as this is one of the only places in the world you can get to witness these truly amazing birds.
Birders and the birdwatching community, has long been attracted to Raja Ampat, particularly are drawn to the Birds of Paradise family, because of the exceptional appearances. Many of the best photographs are taken from our jetty deck. In the morning, ardent bird watchers and nature lovers assemble here for coffee and crackers while enjoying the abundant action in the treetops.
Raja Ampat Biodiversity supports and contributes to biodiversity conservation, including through appropriate management of our own property, and follows appropriate guidelines promotion of visits to natural sites in order to minimize adverse impacts and maximize visitor fulfillment.
“When we behold a male bird elaborately displaying his graceful plumes or splendid colours before the female….it is impossible to doubt that she admires the beauty of her male partner”
– Charles Darwin
FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO KNOW MORE
LETS GET GEOGRAPHICALY SITUATED
HISTORICAL DIVERSITY CONTEXT: Where the continents meet
THE WALLACE LINE & EVOLUTION OF SPECIES
RAJA AMPAT AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE THEORY OF NATURAL SELECTION
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THE BIRDS OF PARADISE
The birds-of-paradise have long been recognised as beautiful and spectacular species, thanks to the diversity in ornamental plumage, dazzling array of colours and the exaggerated, often bizarre, courtship displays.
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You will be greeted every morning with many birds flying around the resort, and will be a great wakeup call!
White-bellied Sea-eagles, Gurney’s Eagle, Osprey and more than 7 Lesser Frigate-birds. The jetty of the resort is good for observing the hill-forest flanks on which Sulphur-crested Cockatoos, Papuan Hornbills and Brahmany Kites are easily exposed
WILDLIFE FOUND AT BIODIVERSITY
Animals such as Spotted Cuscus, an array of colourful butterflies and many forest birds can be seen!