General Information

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In this section we provide introductions to the wildlife groups of British Columbia. Use the menu below to access introductions on mammals, fish, insects, crustaceans, sea anemones and more.


Search for Species Pages

E-Fauna BC provides information on the wildlife species of British Columbia. Cursor over the drop down menus below to browse the atlas pages by species group. (View a sample atlas page).



Atlas Page Search:
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Search for family, genus or species, including common names


Browse our scrolling species lists

Species Search

Use the Advanced Search to call up a species group, such as non-native species or red-listed species.


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The Biodiversity Blog

Read our blog for news and updates.

Especially for Kids: Videos by Rod Innes

Black Bear, Black Bear (2), American Dipper, Black Oystercatcher, Hairy Woodpecker, Killdeer, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-shafted Flicker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Wilson's Snipe, Spittlebugs, Lady Beetles, River Otter

Comprehensive Search Feature


Use our Comprehensive Search Feature (located below) to search all three of our inter-related sites: E-Fauna BC, E-Flora BC and the Biodiversity of BC. Search for wildlife species, habitats, photographers and more.

Photo Information

Lynx photo by David Shackleton

Visit our photo gallery to browse through more than 14,000 photos of birds, mammals, insects, and much more.

Photo Gallery

Visit our PHOTOGRAPHY PAGE and learn about photos on E-Fauna. Read our FAQs on photo use and photo submissions.

Would you like to contribute photos to E-Fauna BC? If so, please use the link below to register. After you receive your password you can upload your photos.

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