There are many field identification guides available to help you identify wildlife in your woodlot. Two guides available online:

For more information, contact the Alberta Environment Sustainable Resource Development - Fish & Wildlife  or a nature organization.

Animal signs
Look for animal signs which can help tell you what animals are present in your woodlot. Signs include nests, tracks, droppings, sounds and evidence of eating. Make notes and keep records of what you saw or heard, where it was located and the time of year.