Species Information

Species observations for selected quads


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Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Species observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Higginsport.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Atractosteus spatula Alligator GarActinopterygiiHigginsportNEYesReference
Lithobates catesbeianus American BullfrogAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Anaxyrus americanus American ToadAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesHigginsportNSYesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Ictiobus niger Black BuffaloActinopterygiiHigginsportNSYesReference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Xolotrema fosteri Bladetooth WedgeGastropodaHigginsportNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Ellipsaria lineolata ButterflyBivalviaHigginsportNNYesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Notropis wickliffi Channel ShinerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis Common GartersnakeReptiliaHigginsportNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaHigginsportNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed SnakeReptiliaHigginsportNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesHigginsportNNYesReference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Reginaia ebenus EbonyshellBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaHigginsportNSYesReference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Truncilla donaciformis FawnsfootBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesHigginsportNNYesReference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Notropis buchanani Ghost ShinerActinopterygiiHigginsportNNYesReference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Pantherophis spiloides Gray RatsnakeReptiliaHigginsportNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Lithobates clamitans Green FrogAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesHigginsportNNYesReference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiHigginsportNNYesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaHigginsportNNYesReference
Theliderma metanevra MonkeyfaceBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaHigginsportNNYesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaHigginsportNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Northern Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Pleurobema cordatum Ohio PigtoeBivalviaHigginsportNNYesReference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaHigginsportNEYesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesHigginsportNNYesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple WartybackBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Percina shumardi River DarterActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Notropis blennius River ShinerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaHigginsportTTYesReference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Southern Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer Spring PeeperAmphibiaHigginsportNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaHigginsportNNYesReference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Mesodon zaletus Toothed GlobeGastropodaHigginsportNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Cyclonaias nodulata WartybackBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiHigginsportNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaHigginsportNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaHigginsportNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaHigginsportNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesHigginsportNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesHigginsportNNYesReference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaHigginsportNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesHigginsportNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesHigginsportNN Reference
156 species are listed.