Bears are one type of animal that lives in the northwestern coniferous forest. The bear lives in this biome as an omnivore. During the summer, bears feast on berries and salmon to "fatten up" and then they hibernate during the winter.
Bobcats are another type of animal that lives in this biome as a carnivore. They feed on birds, rabbits, and other small animals. The bobcat adapts to the seasons by changing its coat to camouflage itself. In the summer they are light brown with spots and in the winter they are soft white.
The spotted owl is another animal of this biome. The spotted owl lives in old-growth of this forest. In Canada, these owls are considered endangered while in the United States part of the forest this owl is considered to be threaten. These owls eat small mammals .