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Posts from the ‘Birds’ Category

Travel + Leisure’s Global Vision Awards

Travel + Leisure’s Global Vision Awards recognize Cuixmala in the area of CONSERVATION. Pictured below is a recent photo of a young jaguar, proof of Cuixmala’s successful conservation efforts.


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Wild Wings Wildlife Tour

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Wild Wings LA did a nature tour of Cuixmala and Hacienda de San Antonio in July and here is their Species List of wildlife spotted.

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List of Almost 300 Bird Species at Cuixmala


Bird Island


Chamela’s Bird Island is one of the islands in Chamela Bay that Cuixmala has established as a protected bird sanctuary. Among the birds on the island is the Blue-footed Booby, a bird that was observed by Charles Darwin on his trip to the Galapagos.

The island is a nesting place for the Booby.

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Birds at the Lagoon


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The Exotic Roseate Spoonbill

The very exotic Roseate spoonbill is one of the highlights of birdwatching at Cuixmala. The mangroves around the lagoons provide an ideal nesting location for these colorful birds. With bright pink feathers reminiscent of a Flamingo, these large water birds are often spotted by guests when touring the lagoon. Read more