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: Nelsonville.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Pseudanophthalmus cnephosus A Cave Obligate BeetleInsectaNelsonvilleNT Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lithobates catesbeianus American BullfrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Anaxyrus americanus American ToadAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Cottus carolinae Banded SculpinActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined SkinkReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis Common GartersnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Common WatersnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Common WormsnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Crawzilla CrawdadMalacostracaNelsonvilleNSYesReference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Dekay's BrownsnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black KingsnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix Eastern CopperheadReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Acris crepitans Eastern Cricket FrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Eastern Fence LizardReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Thamnophis saurita saurita Eastern RibbonsnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNSYesReference
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pantherophis spiloides Gray RatsnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lithobates clamitans Green FrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNSYesReference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNS Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaNelsonvilleNTYesReference
Scincella lateralis Little Brown SkinkReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Leaunio lienosus Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaNelsonvilleNTYesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesNelsonvilleNSYesReference
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded ArmadilloMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Coluber constrictor North American RacerReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-Eared BatMammaliaNelsonvilleTEYesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus edwardsii Northern Ringneck SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Northern Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lithobates palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple WartybackBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNSYesReference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Cistothorus stellaris Sedge WrenAvesNelsonvilleNSYesReference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Etheostoma squamiceps Spottail DarterActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer Spring PeeperAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Tricolored BatMammaliaNelsonvilleNTYesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Virginia valeriae elegans Western Earth SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood FrogAmphibiaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesNelsonvilleNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesNelsonvilleNN Reference
195 species are listed.