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: Melber.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMelberNN Reference
Lithobates catesbeianus American BullfrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMelberNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMelberNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesMelberNNYesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMelberNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesMelberNNYesReference
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy SunfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Lepomis symmetricus Bantam SunfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesMelberNSYesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMelberNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesMelberNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMelberNN Reference
Notropis dorsalis Bigmouth ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNSYesReference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted TopminnowActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNSYesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMelberNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMelberNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose DarterActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMelberNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Micromenetus dilatatus Bugle SpriteGastropodaMelberNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMelberNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMelberNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMelberNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesMelberNN Reference
Campostoma pullum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiMelberNS Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMelberNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMelberNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesMelberNNYesReference
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMelberNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesMelberNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Common WatersnakeReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMelberNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Crawzilla CrawdadMalacostracaMelberNSYesReference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Hybognathus hayi Cypress MinnowActinopterygiiMelberNEYesReference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMelberNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaMelberNN Reference
Acris crepitans Eastern Cricket FrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Eastern Fence LizardReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMelberNNYesReference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMelberNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMelberNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMelberNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMelberNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMelberNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMelberNNYesReference
Centrarchus macropterus FlierActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Noturus nocturnus Freckled MadtomActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaMelberNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Esox americanus Grass PickerelActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Pantherophis spiloides Gray RatsnakeReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMelberNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMelberNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesMelberNN Reference
Lithobates clamitans Green FrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMelberNNYesReference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Hyla cinerea Green TreefrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMelberNN Reference
Sigmodon hispidus Hispid Cotton RatMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMelberNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMelberNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMelberNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMelberNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMelberNN Reference
Erimyzon sucetta Lake ChubsuckerActinopterygiiMelberNTYesReference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesMelberNSYesReference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesMelberNNYesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesMelberNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Oryzomys palustris Marsh Rice RatMammaliaMelberNNYesReference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesMelberNS Reference
Diadophis punctatus stictogenys Mississippi Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery MinnowActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Plethodon mississippi Mississippi Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaMelberNNYesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMelberNN Reference
Coluber constrictor North American RacerReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMelberNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMelberNN Reference
Lithobates areolatus circulosus Northern Crawfish FrogAmphibiaMelberNSYesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMelberNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesMelberNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMelberNN Reference
Lacunicambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaMelberNN Reference
Physa acuta Pewter PhysaGastropodaMelberNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMelberNN Reference
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate PerchActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied WatersnakeReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii Prairie DeermouseMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesMelberNNYesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesMelberNNYesReference
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose MinnowActinopterygiiMelberNNYesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMelberNN Reference
Cyprinella lutrensis Red ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMelberNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaMelberNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMelberNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesMelberNNYesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMelberNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMelberNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMelberNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesMelberNS Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMelberNN Reference
Percina vigil Saddleback DarterActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMelberNN Reference
Inflectarius inflectus ShagreenGastropodaMelberNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesMelberNSYesReference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaMelberNSYesReference
Etheostoma gracile Slough DarterActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed SalamanderAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMelberNN Reference
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Chrysemys dorsalis x picta Southern Painted and Painted Turtle HybridCheloniaMelberNN Reference
Blarina carolinensis Southern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted GarActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMelberNN Reference
Cambarellus puer Swamp Dwarf CrayfishMalacostracaMelberNEYesReference
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole MadtomActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Physa gyrina Tadpole PhysaGastropodaMelberNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMelberNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Tricolored BatMammaliaMelberNTYesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMelberNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMelberNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaMelberNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek ChubsuckerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Virginia valeriae elegans Western Earth SnakeReptiliaMelberNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesMelberNNYesReference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaMelberNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMelberNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMelberNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaMelberNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaMelberNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMelberNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMelberNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMelberNNYesReference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiMelberNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMelberNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMelberNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesMelberNTYesReference
183 species are listed.