GAP Analysis Predicted Distribution Map

Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)

Species Code: GLSA

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= Core Habitat
= Marginal Habitat

Breeding Range Map
The green area shows the predicted habitats for breeding only. The habitats were identified using 1991 satellite imagery, other datasets and experts throughout the state, as part of the Washington Gap Analysis Project.

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Map with historical museum records

Other maps & Information:
  • NatureMapping observations
    throughout the year

Metadata (Data about data or how the map was made)

Found in all conifer and mixed forests within their range. Present in several cities, including, Seattle, Tacoma, and Walla Walla.

All forested zones were core; peripheral in steppe and Alpine/Parkland. Good habitat was low-density development, fresh water/wetlands, and all forests.

Translated from the Washington Gap Analysis Mammal Volume by Dave Lester
Webpage designed by Dave Lester