Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada

Grey seals swimming
The best way to see and hear grey seals at Kouchibouguac National Park is by going on board of our Voyageur Canoe. An adventure awaits!
© Parks Canada / D. Doucet

Mammals of Kouchibouguac

Common NameScientific Name
bat, hoary Lasiurus cinereus (Palisot de Beauvois)
bat, keen's Myotis keenii (Merriam)
bat, little brown Myotis lucifugus (LeConte)
bat, red Lasiurus borealis (Mⁿller)
bat, silver-haired Lasionycteris noctivagans (LeConte)
bat, small-footed (least) Myotis leibii (Audubon and bachman)
bear, american black Ursus americanus Pallas
beaver, american Castor canadensis Kuhl
bobcat Lynx rufus (Schreber)
caribou Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus)
chipmunk, eastern Tamias striatus (Linnaeus)
coyote Canis latrans Say
deer, white-tailed Odocoileus virginianus (Zimmermann)
dolphin, atlantic white-sided Lagenorhynchus acatus (Gray)
ermine Mustela erminea Linnaeus
fisher Martes pennanti (Erxleben)
fox, red Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus)
hare, snowshoe Lepus americanus Erxleben
lemming, southern bog Synaptomys cooperi Baird
lynx Lynx lynx (Linnaeus)
marten, american Martes americana (Turton)
mink, american Mustela vison Schreber
mole, star-nosed Condylura cristata (Linnaeus)
moose Alces alces (Linnaeus)
mouse, deer Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner)
mouse, house Mus musculus Linnaeus
mouse, meadow jumping Zapus hudsonius (Zimmermann)
mouse, woodland jumping Napaeozapus insignis (Miller)
muskrat Ondatra zibethicus (Linnaeus)
otter, river Lutra canadensis (Schreber)
porcupine, american Erethizon dorsatum (Linnaeus)
porpoise, harbour Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus)
raccoon Procyon lotor (Linnaeus)
rat, norway Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout)
seal, grey Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius)
seal, harbour Phoca vitulina Linnaeus
seal, harp Phoca groenlandica Erxleben
seal, hooded Cystophora cristata (Erxleben)
shrew, american water Sorex palustris Richardson
shrew, arctic Sorex arcticus Kerr
shrew, masked Sorex cinereus Kerr
shrew, pigmy Microsorex hoyi (Baird)
shrew, short-tailed Blarina brevicauda (Say)
shrew, smoky Sorex fumeus Miller
skunk, striped Mephitis mephitis (Schreber)
squirrel, american red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (Erxleben)
squirrel, northern flying Glaucomys sabrinus (Shaw)
vole, meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus (Ord)
vole, northern red-backed Clethrionomys rutilus Pallas
whale, atlantic pilot Globicephala melaena (Traill)
whale, blue Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus)
whale, fin Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus)
whale, humpback Megaptera novoeanglioe (Borowski)
whale, minke Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
wolf Canis lupus Linnaeus
woodchuck Marmota monax (Linnaeus)

Species of Kouchibouguac

Choose from the catagories below to view a full list of species that currently live in Kouchibouguac National Park.