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Migratory Examples in National Parks

The following animals are examples of migratory species that use national park lands and illustrate the breadth of the phenomenon of migration.

The examples include birds, mammals, fish, insects, and reptiles. Some of these species have short journeys, while others navigate vast distances. Several are endangered or threatened, while others are still common. All of these animals are impacted by migration conservation issues. (Click to learn more).


Wood Thrush Lesser Long-nosed Bat Pronghorn
Wood Thrush Desert Pollinator Bats Pronghorn
     
Bighorn Sheep Humpback Whale Leatherback Turtle
Bighorn Sheep Humpback Whale Leatherback Turtle
     
Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly

Last Updated: December 21, 2010