Field Guide app to Australian Capital Territory Fauna

Explore the fauna of Australia's capital in the Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna app. The app features nearly 500 species, including mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles, frogs and invertebrates.

An iPhone and iPad showing the Field Guide to ACT Fauna app on screen
Field Guide to ACT Fauna app (iPhone and iPad)

Each species profile contains a detailed description, beautiful photographs, a distribution map and the animal's endangered status. You can even listen to the calls of frogs, birds, possums, koalas, and many other animals.

The app can be used anywhere, from your backyard or school, to your favourite national park or wetland.

We've put in a lot of species, but it's still only a fraction of the complete fauna of the ACT. Our scientists will continue to add species over time.

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Support and enquiries

If you are having problems with the app the frequently asked questions page is a good place to start.For enquiries about this app, or any of the Field Guide to Australian fauna apps, please contact us.

Open source code

Museum Victoria has released both the source code for the iOS app and the source code for the Android app under an open source license. 

Images and sound recordings

The images and sounds within the app are from Museum Victoria’s collections as well as sourced from external photographers and sound recordists.

If you would like to use any media in the app, please refer to our image and audio credits page.

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