Bo­real Cordillera

Canadian Wildlife - - CANADA’S ARCTIC -

Av­er­age tem­per­a­tures: from 9.5 C to 11.5 C in sum­mer and -1 C to -23 C in win­ter Land­scape: moun­tain­ous ranges, ex­ten­sive plateaus, wide val­leys and low­lands with wide­spread per­mafrost; tree species in­clude alpine fir, trem­bling as­pen, bal­sam po­plar and white birch Wildlife: wood­land cari­bou, moose, Dall sheep, moun­tain goat, black and griz­zly bears, marten, lynx, Amer­i­can pika, hoary mar­mot and Arc­tic ground squir­rel; birds in­clude wil­low, rock and white-tailed ptarmi­gans, and mi­gra­tory song­birds and wa­ter­fowl Pop­u­la­tion: about 30,800

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