Discover the 6 Official State Animals of Idaho

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)


Peregrine Falcons are Idaho's state raptors. Its speed and agility symbolize the state's wildness.

Appaloosa Horse


Idaho's state horse is the spotted Appaloosa. It's significant in the state's Native American tribes' history and culture.

Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)


Idaho's state bug is the monarch. Its orange and black wings symbolize the state's beauty and biodiversity.

Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii)


Idaho's state fish is Cutthroat Trout. Its recreational and ecological importance is considerable in the state's pure waterways.

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)


The Mountain Bluebird is the official state bird of Idaho. Its vibrant blue plumage symbolizes the state's clear skies and natural landscapes.

Appaloosa Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi)


Idaho's state fish is the Cutthroat Trout subspecies Appaloosa. The Appaloosa horse inspired its name.