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 Spring.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Pseudotremia amphiorax A Cave Obligate MillipedDiplopodaBig SpringNH Reference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaBig SpringNNYesReference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaBig SpringNN Reference
Lithobates catesbeianus American BullfrogAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Cottus carolinae Banded SculpinActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaBig SpringNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaBig SpringNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis Common GartersnakeReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Common WormsnakeReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesBig SpringNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaBig SpringNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix Eastern CopperheadReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Acris crepitans Eastern Cricket FrogAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Eastern Fence LizardReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaBig SpringNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed ToadAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed MyotisMammaliaBig SpringNTYesReference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Orconectes inermis inermis Ghost CrayfishMalacostracaBig SpringNSYesReference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaBig SpringETYesReference
Hyla versicolor Gray TreefrogAmphibiaBig SpringNSYesReference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Lithobates clamitans Green FrogAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesBig SpringNSYesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaBig SpringEEYesReference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesBig SpringNS Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaBig SpringNTYesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesBig SpringNSYesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed SalamanderAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Coluber constrictor North American RacerReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Amblyopsis spelaea Northern CavefishActinopterygiiBig SpringNSYesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-Eared BatMammaliaBig SpringEEYesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Lithobates palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaBig SpringNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Anser rossii Ross's GooseAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough GreensnakeReptiliaBig SpringNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Cistothorus stellaris Sedge WrenAvesBig SpringNSYesReference
Antroselates spiralis Shaggy CavesnailGastropodaBig SpringNSYesReference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaBig SpringNSYesReference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaBig SpringNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer Spring PeeperAmphibiaBig SpringNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Tricolored BatMammaliaBig SpringPETYesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaBig SpringNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiBig SpringNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesBig SpringNN Reference
119 species are listed.