FOCAL WILDLIFE SPECIES: West Virginia northern flying squirrel
and Cheat Mountain salamander
1988: Home range, habitat utilization and activity of the endangered northern flying squirrel
is home to two species of flying squirrels: the northern flying squirrel
and the southern flying squirrel.
As a result of the loss of this habitat, the West Virginia northern flying squirrel
and the Cheat Mountain salamander gained Endangered Species Act protection in the late 1980s.
Survey for zoonotic rickettsial pathogens in northern flying squirrels
, Glaucomys sabrinus, in California.
In addition, northern flying squirrel
populations in Pennsylvania were once contiguous with more northerly populations in New York and represented the southern edge of the range of the subspecies, G.
The northern flying squirrel
is truly northern; it lives in much of Alaska; coast-to-coast throughout the lower two-thirds of Canada; and down into the United States from New England, west to New York and across the northern portions of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The new guidelines will provide better Management for the northern flying squirrel
in West Virginia and expedite its recovery.
Northern flying squirrels
breed once a year; a typical litter size is three.
Home range and density estimates for the northern flying squirrel
, Glaucomys sabrinus, in western Oregon.
These trees will not only make the area more resilient to future climate change, but will also create a wildlife corridor for species, including the endangered Cheat Mountain salamander and the West Virginia northern flying squirrel
, only recently delisted.
Indeed, the species with a spectrogram most similar to the uncluttered calls of a Hoary Bat is not a bat, but the Northern Flying Squirrel
(Glaucomys sabrinus), which emits a variety of frequency modulated vocalizations (Gilley 2013; Murrant and others 2013).