Kanuti

National Wildlife Refuge - Alaska

Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge is a national wildlife refuge in central Alaska, United States. Located at the Arctic Circle, the refuge is a prime example of Alaska's boreal ecosystem. It is dominated by black and white spruce, with some white birch and poplars.

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Map sheet KAN-01 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-01 2021

Map sheet KAN-01 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-02 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-02 2021

Map sheet KAN-02 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-03 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-03 2021

Map sheet KAN-03 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-04 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-04 2021

Map sheet KAN-04 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-05 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-05 2021

Map sheet KAN-05 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-06 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-06 2021

Map sheet KAN-06 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-07 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-07 2021

Map sheet KAN-07 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-08 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-08 2021

Map sheet KAN-08 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-09 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-09 2021

Map sheet KAN-09 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map sheet KAN-10 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti NWR - KAN-10 2021

Map sheet KAN-10 for the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Map of Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to Coldfoot in Alaska. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Dalton Highway - Fairbanks to Coldfoot

Map of Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to Coldfoot in Alaska. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Official visitor map of Gates Of The Arctic National Park & Preserve (NP & PRES) in Alaska. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Gates of the Arctic - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of Gates Of The Arctic National Park & Preserve (NP & PRES) in Alaska. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Land Status Map of Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti - Land Status Map

Land Status Map of Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Birds at Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti - Birds

Birds at Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Mammals at Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Kanuti - Mammals

Mammals at Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Kanuti NWR https://www.fws.gov/refuge/kanuti/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanuti_National_Wildlife_Refuge Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge is a national wildlife refuge in central Alaska, United States. Located at the Arctic Circle, the refuge is a prime example of Alaska's boreal ecosystem. It is dominated by black and white spruce, with some white birch and poplars.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge Generalized Land Status Alaska 152°W 151°W 67°N 67°N 153°W Evansville Bettles T 24 N T 24 N R 20 W FM T 23 N T 22 N R 22 W FM T 21 N R 22 W FM R 21 W FM R 20 W FM R 19 W FM T 22 N T 22 N T 22 N T 23 N T 23 N T 23 N T 23 N T 24 N R 18 W FM R 19 W FM R 18 W FM T 22 N R 17 W FM T 22 N R 21 W FM R 20 W FM R 19 W FM R 18 W FM R 17 W FM T 21 N T 21 N T 21 N T 21 N T 21 N R 21 W FM R 17 W FM R 18 W FM R 19 W FM R 20 W FM Alatna T 20 N Allakaket T 19 N R 24 W FM T 18 N T 20 N T 20 N R 23 W FM R 22 W FM R 21 W FM R 20 W FM R 19 W FM T 19 N T 19 N T 19 N T 19 N T 19 N R 23 W FM R 22 W FM T 18 N K a n u t i N a t i o n a l W i l d l i f e T 18 N T 18 N T 18 N T 18 N R 17 W FM R 18 W FM R 19 W FM R 20 W FM R 21 W FM T 20 N T 20 N T 20 N T 20 N T 19 N T 19 N R 17 W FM R 18 W FM R e f u g e T 18 N T 18 N R 24 W FM R 23 W FM R 22 W FM R 21 W FM R 20 W FM R 19 W FM R 18 W FM R 17 W FM T 17 N T 17 N T 17 N T 17 N T 17 N T 17 N T 17 N T 17 N R 24 W FM R 23 W FM T 16 N R 22 W FM T 16 N T 16 N R 19 W FM R 20 W FM R 21 W FM T 16 N T 16 N T 16 N R 24 W FM R 23 W FM R 22 W FM R 21 W FM R 20 W FM R 19 W FM T 15 N T 15 N T 15 N T 15 N T 15 N T 15 N R 24 W FM T 14 N T 14 N R 23 W FM R 22 W FM T 14 N R 22 W FM R 21 W FM T 14 N R 21 W FM R 20 W FM R 19 W FM T 16 N R 18 W FM T 15 N R 18 W FM R 17 W FM T 16 N R 17 W FM T 15 N R 17 W FM T 14 N R 20 W FM 66°N 66°N R 24 W FM R 23 W FM R 18 W FM Land Status Selected None Native Allotment None Other Private Conveyed Village Corporation Regional Corporation Other Features Acquired by FWS Refuge Boundary 0 1 2 3 4 5 0 1 2 3 10 4 15km 5 10 15 miles 1:250,000 1 inch represents approximately 4 miles Projection: Albers Equal Area Central Meridian: 154° W Standard Parallels: 55° N and 65° N Latitude of Origin: 50° N Datum: NAD83 Base map: USGS 1:250,000 topographic series Map compiled by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Region 7, Division of Realty & Natural Resources, Anchorage, AK, May 1, 2012. Land status information was obtained from Bureau of Land Management Master Title Plats. Land Status is Current To: June 8, 2012 Arctic Ocean Barrow Map Area ia Nome Fairbanks Alaska Ca n ad a R u ss Anchorage Juneau Be r ing Se a ic O Pacif 07-0033 153°W 152°W 151°W c ea n
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge Birds (Luke SmithwickUSFWS) The Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge sits atop the Arctic Circle and is approximately 1.6 million acres in size. The refuge is comprised of rich wetlands consisting of a network of lakes, streams, ponds, and marshes which provides nesting habitat for a number of bird species. A number of different landbird and waterbird surveys have been conducted. The following 137 species of birds have been documented on the refuge. Hudsonian Godwit SWANS __Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) __Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) DUCKS __Gadwall (Anas strepera) __Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) __American Wigeon (Anas americana) __Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) __Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) __Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) __Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) __Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) __Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) __Redhead (Aythya americana) __Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) __Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) __Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) __Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) __Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) __Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) __White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca) __Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) __Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) __Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) __Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) __Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) __Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) __Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) GROUSE __Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) __Spruce Grouse (Falcipennis canadensis) __Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) __Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) GREBES __Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) __Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) HAWKS, EAGLES, AND ALLIES __Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) __Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) __Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) __Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) __Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) __Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) __Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus) __Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) LOONS __Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) __Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) __Common Loon (Gavia immer) Greater White-fronted Goose (Luke Smithwick/USFWS) GEESE __Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) __Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) __Brant (Branta bernicla) __Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) __Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) (Wild North Photography/USFWS) CRANES __Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) SHOREBIRDS __American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) __Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) __Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) __Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) __Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana) __Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) __Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) __Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) __Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) __Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) __Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) __Baird’s Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) __Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) __Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) __Wilson’s Snipe (Gallinago delicata) __Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) Gray Jay KINGFISHERS __Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) WOODPECKERS __Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) __American Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis) __Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) __Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) GULLS AND ALLIES __Bonaparte’s Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia) __Mew Gull (Larus canus) __Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) __Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens) __Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) __Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) __Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) (Ronan Dugan/USFWS) OWLS __Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) __Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) __Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) __Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) __Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) __Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) A juvenile Northern Hawk Owl FALCONS __American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) __Merlin (Falco columbarius) __Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) __Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) SONGBIRDS __Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi) __Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus) __Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) __Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum) __Hammond’s Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) __Say’s Phoebe (Sayornis saya) __Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) __Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis) __Common Raven (Corvus corax) __Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) __Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) __Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) __Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) __Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) __Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) __Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonicus) __Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) __Arctic Warbler (Phylloscopus borealis) __Townsend’s Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge Mammals (USFWS) The Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge sits atop the Arctic Circle and is approximately 1.6 million acres in size. The refuge is home to a variety of wildlife species that depend on the boreal forest and tundra ecosystems of the refuge. Thirty six species of mammals are found in the refuge. INSECTIVORES (shrews) __Masked shrew (Sorex cinereus) __Dusky shrew (Sorex monticolus) __Pygmy shrew (Sorex hoyi) __Arctic shrew (Sorex arcticus) LAGOMORPHS (hares and rabbits) __Collared pika (Ochotona collaris) __Snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) RODENTS __Alaska marmot (Marmota broweri) __Arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii) __Red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) __Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) __Beaver (Castor canadensis) __Northern red-backed vole (Clethrionomys rutilus) __Meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) __Tundra vole (Microtus oeconomus) __Yellow-cheeked vole (Microtus xanthognathus) __Singing vole (Microtus miurus) __Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) __Brown lemming (Lemmus sibiricus) __Northern bog lemming (Synaptomys borealis) __Collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) __Porcupine (Erethizon dosatum) CERVIDS (deer) __Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) __Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) __Moose (Alces alces) CANIDS (foxes and wolves) __Coyote (Canis latrans) __Gray wolf (Canis lupus) __Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) FELIDS (cats) __Lynx (Lynx canadensis) URSIDS (bears) __Black bear (Ursus americanus) __Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) MUSTELIDS __Marten (Martes americana) __Ermine (Mustela erminea) __Least weasel (Mustela nivalis) __Mink (Mustela vison) __Wolverine (Gulo gulo) __River otter (Lutra canadensis) Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge 101 12th Ave. Rm 206 Fairbanks, AK 99701-6237 877/220-1853 or 907/456-0329 kanuti_refuge@fws.gov (USFWS)

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