Species Information

Species observations for selected quads

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Species observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Big Creek.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaBig CreekNNYesReference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Lithobates catesbeianus American BullfrogAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Anaxyrus americanus American ToadAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaBig CreekNNYesReference
Corbicula fluminea Asiatic ClamBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesBig CreekNSYesReference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNNYesReference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Nothonotus camurus Bluebreast DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Salmo trutta Brown TroutActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Micromenetus dilatatus Bugle SpriteGastropodaBig CreekNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Plestiodon anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaBig CreekNEYesReference
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis Common GartersnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Common WatersnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Common WormsnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Plethodon kentucki Cumberland Plateau SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNNYesReference
Storeria dekayi Dekay's BrownsnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaBig CreekNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix Eastern CopperheadReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Eastern Fence LizardReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Reithrodontomys humulis Eastern Harvest MouseMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed SnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern MilksnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern MoleMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaBig CreekNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed MyotisMammaliaBig CreekNTYesReference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma Orientale Eastrim DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma baileyi Emerald DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Percina stictogaster Frecklebelly DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaBig CreekETYesReference
Pantherophis spiloides Gray RatsnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Lithobates clamitans Green FrogAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNNYesReference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary BatMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma spilotum Kentucky Arrow DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekTTYesReference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook LampreyPetromyzontidaBig CreekNN Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaBig CreekNTYesReference
Leaunio lienosus Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaBig CreekNTYesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Percina macrocephala Longhead DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNEYesReference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Coluber constrictor North American RacerReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern Brook LampreyPetromyzontidaBig CreekNTYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNNYesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-Eared BatMammaliaBig CreekEEYesReference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus edwardsii Northern Ringneck SnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Northern Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Physa acuta Pewter PhysaGastropodaBig CreekNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaBig CreekNN Reference
Lithobates palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Anguispira rugoderma Pine Mountain TigersnailGastropodaBig CreekNE Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Campeloma decisum Pointed CampelomaGastropodaBig CreekNN Reference
Notropis ariommus Popeye ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Sorex hoyi Pygmy ShrewMammaliaBig CreekNNYesReference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaBig CreekNSYesReference
Villosa iris Rainbow (genus Villosa)BivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata Red-bellied SnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Cambarus guenteri Redbird CrayfishMalacostracaBig CreekNS Reference
Lepomis auritus Redbreast SunfishActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough GreensnakeReptiliaBig CreekNN Reference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaBig CreekTTYesReference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesBig CreekNSYesReference
Lithasia obovata Shawnee RocksnailGastropodaBig CreekNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaBig CreekNNYesReference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaBig CreekNSYesReference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Sorex fumeus Smoky ShrewMammaliaBig CreekNNYesReference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaBig CreekNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaBig CreekEEYesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaBig CreekNNYesReference
Plethodon richmondi Southern Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaBig CreekNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer Spring PeeperAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma kennicotti Stripetail DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Physa gyrina Tadpole PhysaGastropodaBig CreekNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaBig CreekNNYesReference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Tricolored BatMammaliaBig CreekPETYesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Helisoma anceps Two-Ridge Rams-hornGastropodaBig CreekNN Reference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaBig CreekNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiBig CreekNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood FrogAmphibiaBig CreekNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesBig CreekNNYesReference
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping MouseMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Microtus pinetorum Woodland VoleMammaliaBig CreekNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesBig CreekNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesBig CreekNN Reference
229 species are listed.