Pennsylvania has close to 500 bird and mammal species to view and discover!
Pennsylvania’s lands are some of the best destinations in the country to observe hundreds of species of wildlife and birds, from eagles to elk, ducks to deer.
Wildlife viewing allows you to study, observe and help conserve Pennsylvania’s wildlife and the natural environment they call home.
Birding and wildlife viewing are relaxing and rewarding activities – but they can be challenging; as wildlife are not always cooperative. Wildlife viewing encourages patience. Learning to identify these creatures by silhouette, field marks, posture, size, flight pattern or habitat will only aid in your enjoyment. Hearing their songs and sounds and finding evidence of their activities will be constant highlights. Wildlife viewing is a skill and activity that folks of any age or ability can participate in. So, open your eyes and ears and head outside – that’s all you need to discover Pennsylvania’s wildlife!