Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


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Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Murray.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMurrayNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesMurrayNSYesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesMurrayNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesMurrayNHYesReference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMurrayNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMurrayNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMurrayNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMurrayNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesMurrayNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMurrayNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMurrayNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesMurrayNTYesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesMurrayNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesMurrayNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMurrayNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMurrayNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesMurrayNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesMurrayNS Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesMurrayNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesMurrayNSYesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMurrayNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMurrayNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMurrayNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesMurrayNSYesReference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesMurrayNEYesReference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMurrayNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMurrayNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesMurrayNS Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesMurrayNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesMurrayNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesMurrayNSYesReference
Anser caerulescens Snow GooseAvesMurrayNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesMurrayNEYesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesMurrayNN Reference
Leiothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMurrayNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMurrayNN Reference
Bartramia longicauda Upland SandpiperAvesMurrayNHYesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMurrayNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMurrayNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMurrayNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
115 species are listed.