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  • Henricia sanguinolenta

    Blood sea star

    This rather soft-bodied sea star is covered with smooth skin. It is brightly coloured, ranging from blood red to orange and sometimes even yellow, mauve or spotted.

    Class
    Asteroidea
    Order
    Spinulosida
    Family
    Echinasteridae
  • Momotus momota

    Blue-crowned motmot

    The beak is short, curved and toothed. The tail feathers are long. The body is green on the top and brownish to greenish on the bottom.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Coraciiformes
    Family
    Momotidae
  • Bombycilla garrulus

    Bohemian waxwing

    This species is no longer present at the Biodôme.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Bombycillidae
  • Ramphocelus bresilius

    Brazilian tanager

    The male is red with black wings and tail. The female is brown with darker wings and tail. The lower mandible is silvery white.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Thraupidae
  •  Salvelinus fontinalis

    Brook trout

    The colouring of the brook trout's marbled markings varies with age and environment. The back varies from olive green to black.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Salmoniformes
    Family
    Salmonidae
  • Ameiurus nebulosus

    Brown bullhead

    The brown bullhead is a member of the catfish family. It has a thick, rounded body, heavier toward the front.

    Class
    Actinopterygii
    Order
    Siluriformes
    Family
    Ictaluridae
  • Bucephala albeola

    Bufflehead

    The bufflehead is a small diving duck of Canada. The adult male has a black back, white breast and underparts and bright pink legs and feet. A white patch crosses the entire wing.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Tangara cayana, female

    Burnished-buff tanager

    The burnished-buff tanager is a small bird. The male has a reddish, almost orange, cap, back and flanks. His wings and tail are greenish or bluish grey.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Thraupidae
  • Female lynx with her young.

    Canada lynx

    The coat of this lynx is silver grey in winter and brown in summer. It has a tuft of long black hairs at the tips of its ears. The end of its short tail is black.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Carnivora
    Family
    Felidae
  • Rhinella marina

    Cane toad

    The giant marine toad is brown. It has small wart-like bumps on its back and the backs of its legs. There is a poison gland behind each eye. It is three-quarters as wide as it is long.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Bufonidae