Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Big Spring.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesBig 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
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
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesBig 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
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesBig 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
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesBig SpringNS Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesBig SpringNSYesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesBig 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
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Cistothorus stellaris Sedge WrenAvesBig SpringNSYesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesBig 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
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesBig SpringNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesBig SpringNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesBig SpringNN Reference
70 species are listed.