Wildlife Viewing Tips and Etiquette

Image of people viewing swans through binoculars


Successful wildlife viewing is as much a matter of practice as knowledge. Wildlife viewing is a lifetime learning experience. The goal of wildlife viewing is to observe animals without interrupting their normal activities. The first thing to do is to focus on looking, then, learn a few techniques to increase your wildlife viewing skills.


On this page you will find:


Where to look


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When to look


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What to look for


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How to look


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Tips for success


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When you arrive at your selected site


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When you see wildlife


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Respect wildlife and its habitat


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Contact Wildlife Viewing

Phone: 867-667-8291
Toll free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut):

1-800-661-0408 ext. 8291
Fax: 867-393-6263
Email: wildlife.viewing@gov.yk.ca

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

Box 2703 (V-5N)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6