About NatureGate

NatureGate enables you to find fascinating information about hundreds of wild species together with thousands of superb images captured by top photographers. You can view and search for species in various ways – for instance using their English names, their scientific names, or by genus or family. Our unique identification tools also help you to get to know new species. They make the task of discovering new species easy, fast and fun. Try one of these tools right right now!

Identify species while on the go!

NatureGate mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices. Download the free application, create your NatureGate account and you’re ready to go! Save your nature observations in your diary, customize the app with the species groups you are interested in! Identifying species while on the go has never been easier! Want a quick glance how it works first? Watch the video at Youtube.

Our guide also includes recordings of birds’ calls and songs. Audio clips are available for almost all of our featured species. Listen, for instance, to the calls of the Pied Flycatcher and the White-tailed Eagle.

Comprehensive information on nature in many languages

NatureGate mainly works in eight languages. Many of our featured species can be found right around the world. Our multilingual web services can benefit millions of people interested in nature, wherever they happen to be.

We also publish a free Finnish-language web magazine, featuring the latest news on the natural scene, longer articles and interviews, and news about our own work and events. Readers can also send questions about nature to the magazine section experts’ answers.

The NatureGate team welcome you to enjoy investigating the species featured on our site. We hope you will find our services both enjoyable and useful. Exploring our website should also give you a lot of good reasons to get outdoors and explore the natural environment!

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