Explore and identify the unique and diverse fauna of New South Wales with our new app.

Field Guide to NSW Fauna is a valuable tool for anyone with an interest in wildlife. Use it in urban, bush and coastal environments to learn more about the animals around you.

•Browse over 1000 species including birds, mammals, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, insects, arachnids and more.
•Discover detailed species descriptions including conservation statuses
•See stunning images of every species
•View maps of recorded observations

Please note: this app is currently a subset of the complete fauna of New South Wales. Our scientists will continue to add additional species over time.

This app is one of a suite of field guides for each state and territory, developed by Australia’s leading natural history museums.

What’s New

Version 2

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Updated species profiles
Updated to take advantage of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens
Small bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

chris100917 ,

Just what we need

Great info and images. Love the endangered information.

Kezzyanimallover ,

Great app

I love the pictures and it is very user friendly. Inclusion of less common species would be welcomed along with a way to record species identified. I would love to be able to check off the things I have identified.

Rupe3008 ,

Great App

Absolutely fabulous. Thank you for providing this wonderful App to the general public.

App Privacy

The developer, Australian Museum, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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