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Green bottle fly photo by Diane Williamson

Use the links below to learn more about zoology and the wildlife of British Columbia.

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E-Fauna's Atlas Pages

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The E-Fauna atlas pages provide detailed information on British Columbia's wildlife. Use the Species Search button below to go to our detailed Species Search page, or use the Quick Search feature in the next window to call up a species or group of species, such as 'bats' or 'dragonflies'.
Species Search

Quick Search

Quickly search for a BC animal species using either its English common name or its scientific name (Genus or Genus species).

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E-Fauna BC is a work in progress, a 'living book' that will be updated continuously. Presently, E-Fauna contains more than 1000 atlas pages covering the following wildlife groups found in BC: rare amphibians, barnacles, crabs, butterflies, dragonflies, mosquitoes, sea cucumbers, sea stars, hoofed mammals, opossum, moles and shrews. Pages are presently being developed for birds, reptiles and additional mammal species.

Use E-Fauna to learn more about the wildlife found in British Columbia.

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A checklist of the Sponges (Porifera) of British Columbia. View the Sponge photo gallery at the Khoyatan Marine Laboratory web site.

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For photos and species information on BC molluscs, visit Peter Eggerton's web site: Seashells of British Columbia

Photo Gallery

Cougar photo by David Shackleton

More that 3,000 photos of mammals, birds, insects, butterflies, snails and much more can be found in the E-Fauna Photo Gallery.

Photo Gallery

Contribute to the Photo Gallery

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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