Mountain Nature Network's Mountain Wildlife has more details on the wildlife of western Canada and the Canadian Rockies than any other site. Use us as your source for learning about western Canada's world famous wildlife.

We have created numerous ways to identify the animals of the Canadian Rockies. The route you choose is limited only by your personal preference and level of knowledge. As time goes on, we will continue to add to the identification methods as we respond to the wants and needs of our users. 

Quick Search

Here is your express route to identification. If you already know the common or Latin name of the animal you would like to view, simply select it from the drop down list provided and select the Submit button. This will take you straight to the field guide description for that species. You can continually select species after species from the field guide page to quickly move from bird to bird.

Animals by Common Name:

Animals by Latin Name:

Browse Animals by Name

This key is handy if you want to view a list of related animals, such as all the bears. By selecting the index listing, you will be taken to a list of all the animals in that group.

All Material Ward Cameron 2005