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Birds of Isle Royale in Lake Superior

January 1, 1966

This report constitutes an annotated list of 197 species of birds reported from Isle Royale National Park, a 210-square-mile archipelago in northwestern Lake Superior including some 200 islets and rock outcrops. The island is 45 miles long and 8 miles wide at its widest point. Bird distribution and habitats are described, along with geography and vegetation; 62 species are known to have bred at least once, 26 are thought to be breeders, and the rest are migrants.

Publication Year 1966
Title Birds of Isle Royale in Lake Superior
Authors L.W. Krefting, F.B. Lee, P.C. Shelton, K.T. Gilbert
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title Special Scientific Report - Wildlife
Series Number 94
Index ID 2000090
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center