Tag: Flying squirrels

April 20, 2020

WSB: How to best use acoustic monitoring to survey flying squirrels

Trapping elusive flying squirrels isn’t easy — some research shows biologists have just a 1% success rate. Nest boxes are another option, but they sometimes have to be deployed for...

February 6, 2019

When flying squirrels glow pink

Three species of flying squirrels, including southern (Glaucomys Volans), northern (Glaucomys sabrinus) and Humboldt’s flying (Glaucomys oregonensis) squirrels, turn a bright pink when they’re under ultraviolet light, researchers found. Biologist...

Flying Squirrel
March 17, 2015

Researchers Map Flying Squirrel Habitat

Carolina northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) may be flying high, but their population numbers could definitely use a lift. In a new study published in Endangered Species Research, researchers...