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Hugelkultur Garden




Raja Ampat is not only one of the richest marine environments on earth but its densely forested landscapes makes it home to an abundance of bird species; over 250 birds have been registered in the Raja Ampat Islands.


With primary growth rainforest skirting our lodge, we are also a natural bird sanctuary.  Over 50 different species including the red bird of paradise have been spotted from our bungalows.

Can you spot them all?

See which of these you can identify, whether it might be from hearing their call or catching a glimpse of one in flight.

1. Dusky Scrubfowl
2. Lesser Frigatebird
3. Sooty tern
4. Brown Noddy
5. Crested tern
6. Yellow Bittern
7. Striated Heron
8. Great-billed Heron
9. Brahminy Kite
10. Osprey
11. White-bellied Sea-Eagle
12. Grey-headed Goshawk
13. Long-tailed Buzzard
14. Common Sandpiper
15. Brown Cuckoo-Dove
16. Superb Fruit-Dove
17. Beautiful Fruit-Dove

18. Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove

19. Pied Imperial Pigeon

20. Spice Imperial Pigeon

21. Eclectus Parrot

22. Palm Cockatoo

23. Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

24. Black-capped Lory

25. Violet-necked Lory

26. Red-cheeked Parrot
27. Moluccan King-Parrot
28. Great-billed Parrot
29. Blyth’s Hornbill
30. Glossy Swiftlet
31. Common Paradise-Kingfisher
32. Oriental Dollarbird
33. Rufous-bellied Kookaburra

34. Beach Kingfisher

35. Sacred Kingfisher

36. Azure Kingfisher
37. Rusty Mouse-Warbler
38. Ruby-throated Myzomela
39. Helmeted Friarbird
40. Mimic Meliphaga
41. Olive-backed Sunbird
42. Spectaclet Longbill
43. Hooded Butcherbird
44. Black Butcherbird
45. Shining Flycatcher
46. Willie Wagtail
47. Glossy Manucode
48. Torresian Crow
49. Red Bird of Paradise

50. Marbled Frogmouth

51. Papuan Hawk-Owl

Herps & other wildlife

Herping is the act of searching for wild reptiles and amphibians out in the nature, the name derives from greek word "herpet" "herpeton" which means creeping

our lodge is surrounded by the rainforest, makes it a perfect place for our garden to be a stomping ground for many kind of insects, butterflies, bees, rare grasshoper, and others.

we want to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the environment and sharing the beauty of the rain forest with the world.

We hope to inspire those with keen ecological interest to support stewardship of this archipelago so it may sustain into the future for generations to come.
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