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: Union City.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaUnion CityNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Lithobates catesbeianus American BullfrogAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Anaxyrus americanus American ToadAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Mareca americana American WigeonAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asiatic ClamBivalviaUnion CityNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesUnion CityNSYesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaUnion CityNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Cambarus batchi Bluegrass CrayfishMalacostracaUnion CityNNYesReference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesUnion CityNT Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis Common GartersnakeReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Common WatersnakeReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesUnion CityNS Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black KingsnakeReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaUnion CityNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern MilksnakeReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaUnion CityNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaUnion CityNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaUnion CityNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Mareca strepera GadwallAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaUnion CityETYesReference
Pantherophis spiloides Gray RatsnakeReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lithobates clamitans Green FrogAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Etheostoma lawrencei Headwater DarterActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaUnion CityNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaUnion CityNTYesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Coluber constrictor North American RacerReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNNYesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Circus hudsonius Northern HarrierAvesUnion CityNTYesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard FrogAmphibiaUnion CityNSYesReference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaUnion CityNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Spatula clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesUnion CityNE Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaUnion CityNNYesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaUnion CityNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lithobates palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaUnion CityNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaUnion CityNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaUnion CityNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough GreensnakeReptiliaUnion CityNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Asio flammeus Short-eared OwlAvesUnion CityNEYesReference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaUnion CityNSYesReference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaUnion CityNN Reference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Southern Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesUnion CityNEYesReference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer Spring PeeperAmphibiaUnion CityNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaUnion CityNNYesReference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Tricolored BatMammaliaUnion CityPETYesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiUnion CityNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesUnion CityNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesUnion CityNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesUnion CityNN Reference
183 species are listed.