Arctic animals include mammals such as the polar bear, Arctic fox, Arctic hare, caribou / reindeer, musk ox and wolverine; aquatic mammals such as the orca / killer whale, narwhal, beluga whale, walrus and numerous seal species; and birds such as the ptarmigan, bald eagle, Arctic tern and puffin.
On this page, you’ll find pictures and facts on these and many other Arctic animals.
On this page you’ll find a list of 25 common British birds with pictures and facts on each species. We’ve included not only garden birds, but also species found in woodlands, cities and coastal regions, giving you a useful introduction to British bird species.
We think that everyone in Britain should be able to identify most – if not all – of the birds on this list!
As you read through the list make a note of how many of these common British birds you can identify. Let us know how you did in the comments at the bottom of the page!
Many of these birds can also be found in other parts of the world. If you don’t live in Britain, comment to let us know where you’re from and which of these species can also be found in your country!
Want to see more British Birds?
Once you know all of the birds on this list, you’ll find 25 slightly less-common British species on this page: Birds of Britain
British Amphibians List with Pictures & Facts. Great Britain is home to 6 native amphibians: one frog, two toads, and three species of newt. A handful of introduced species can also be found in scattered locations across the UK.
There may not be many of them, but the amphibians of Britain lead fascinating lives and play an important part in the ecosystem. Let’s meet them …
Amphibians of Australia: A List of Australian frogs, with pictures and facts.
Amphibians of Australia
Of the three main groups of amphibians (frogs, salamanders and caecilians), only frogs are present in Australia.
In the list below, we’ve included some of the country’s most amazing frogs, including: frogs with huge poison glands on their heads; frogs that spend most of their lives underground; and frogs that look like turtles!