Kirtlands Warbler Wildlife Management Area

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Kirtlands Warbler Wildlife
Management Area
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
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Locationnorthern Lower Michigan
Nearest cityGrayling, Michigan
Area6,684.46 acres (27.0510 km2)[1]
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsiteKirtlands Warbler Wildlife Management Area

The Kirtlands Warbler Wildlife Management Area is administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and is located in northern Lower Michigan.

The Kirtland's warbler is an endangered neotropical migratory bird. The breeding range of this species is primarily restricted to the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and several locations in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. This species winters on Bahamian islands in the Caribbean. Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area is located throughout eight counties in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Staff from Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Seney, Michigan) is responsible for land management at the refuge. Guided tours of parts of the refuge are available at the city of Grayling, around which the widespread parcels of this refuge are centralized.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Wildlife Refuges - Acres by State and Unit" (PDF). US Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved 6 September 2016.

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.


Coordinates: 44°45′N 84°45′W / 44.750°N 84.750°W / 44.750; -84.750