Apps and Internet Sources

BC Nature Guide Nature viewing sites on the internet: Link

This website has been prepared by BC Nature to help enrich your experience of traveling throughout British Columbia. It is planned to be helpful whether you are a visitor or a resident of the province.

E-Flora BC Plants on the internet: Link  

E-Flora BC is a biogeographic atlas of the vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, algae, fungi and slime molds of British Columbia. G. Singleton wrote: I use books less and less since the online resources are much more up to date with new info on DNA, name changes, etc. for instance I found out last year that Camas is no longer a member of the Lily family but is now due to DNA work in the Asparagus family!!

E-Fauna BC Mammals on the internet: Link

The E-Fauna atlas pages provide detailed information on British Columbia’s wildlife. The province is home to 137 native species of mammals (view the checklist for BC), another 13 species are exotics or aliens introduced to BC from other regions. BC still supports more mammals than any other jurisdiction Canada.

Biodiversity BC on the internet: Link

The Biodiversity of BC web site provides an introduction to biodiversity in B.C.–what it is and how it is influenced. Also a portal for two biogeographic atlases of the province: E-Flora BC and E-Fauna BC.

Larkwire can be purchased through iTunes or as a web-based “app” that works on any computer (including many phones and tablets). Find more birds—and know them better. Birding by ear helps you find more birds—lots more. But it also helps you enter their world in a new way. Link 

Merlin Bird ID App for Bird Identification: Free, instant bird ID help for 5,500+ birds for North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Link

iNaturalist App for Naturalists’ Social Network: Record your observations of plants and animals, share them with friends and researchers, and learn about the natural world. Link

PlantSnao App for Plant Identification: Identify plants, flowers, cacti, succulents and mushrooms in seconds with the click of a button on your mobile device. Link 

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