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Species observations

Share your knowledge

The Northwest Territories is a big place. In addition to wildlife surveys and volunteer programs such as the Christmas Bird Count, people in the NWT can provide information on where species live and how they are doing.

These observations help inform species range maps found in the guide to Species at Risk in the NWT, the NWT Species and Habitat Viewerand species status reports.

Report observations

To report a sighting, or to share your observations about a species, please send them to

Be sure to include:

  • Date
  • Location with coordinates
  • Photo

You can also share your observations and your knowledge on iNaturalist, eBird. or by taking part in one of the monitoring programs in the NWT.


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