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Birds & Birding

Not sure what you just saw? Search eNature's entire database of America's plants and animals to find your answer.
To search, simply choose a species group, then complete any combination of optional search criteria.
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Choose one category from the list below. Click "About Types" to see which mammals the type categories include.
Opossum Shrews And Moles
Bats Rabbits And Hares
Chipmunks, Squirrels, And Prairie Dogs Mice And Rats
Voles, Lemmings, Pikas, And Pocket Gophers Large Rodents
Armored Mammals Raccoons And Their Kin
Weasels, Skunks And Their Kin Otters
Cats Wolves, Foxes, And Coyote
Bears Hoofed Mammals
Marine Mammals

Choose one or more colors that appear on the mammal you are searching for.
  reddish-brown   brown   gray
  yellowish-brown   black   white

Choose the size category that best fits the mammal you are trying to identify.
under 9 inches 9-18 inches 1.5-4 feet 4-8 feet 8-12 feet
over 12 feet

Choose one or more habitats from the choices below.
Offshore waters Meadows & fields
Beaches, shorelines & estuaries Scrub, shrub & brushlands
Swamps, marshes & bogs Grasslands & prairies
Lakes, ponds, rivers & streams Canyons & caves
Forests & woodlands Deserts
Alpine & subalpine habitats Cities, suburbs & towns

Choose the region of North America in which you saw the species. Click "View Map" to see the regions.
New England
Mid Atlantic
Eastern Canada
Rocky Mountains
Western Canada
Alaska and The North
Great Lakes