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: New Albany.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Recurvirostra americana American AvocetAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesNew AlbanyNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Pluvialis dominica American Golden-ploverAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White PelicanAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mareca americana American WigeonAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Peucaea aestivalis Bachman's SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Calidris bairdii Baird's SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Hydrobates castro Band-rumped Storm-petrelAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Melanitta americana Black ScoterAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Chlidonias niger Black TernAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied PloverAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesNew AlbanyNTYesReference
Pheucticus melanocephalus Black-headed GrosbeakAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Chroicocephalus ridibundus Black-headed GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Rissa tridactyla Black-legged KittiwakeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Setophaga fusca Blackburnian WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNT Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesNew AlbanyNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Branta bernicla BrantAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesNew AlbanyNT Reference
Pelecanus occidentalis Brown PelicanAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris subruficollis Buff-breasted SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Larus californicus California GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Cardellina canadensis Canada WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesNew AlbanyNS Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Spizella pallida Clay-colored SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mergus merganser Common MerganserAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sterna hirundo Common TernAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris ferruginea Curlew SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesNew AlbanyNS Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesNew AlbanyNS Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Podiceps nigricollis Eared GrebeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mareca penelope Eurasian WigeonAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Sterna forsteri Forster's TernAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mareca strepera GadwallAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Larus hyperboreus Glaucous GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Larus marinus Great Black-backed GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesNew AlbanyNTYesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Gelochelidon nilotica Gull-billed TernAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Zonotrichia querula Harris's SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesNew AlbanyNTYesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Podiceps auritus Horned GrebeAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Limosa haemastica Hudsonian GodwitAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Rallus elegans King RailAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera x chrysoptera Lawrence's WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Empidonax minimus Least FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Aythya affinis Lesser ScaupAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Egretta caerulea Little Blue HeronAvesNew AlbanyNE Reference
Calidris minuta Little StintAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Brachyramphus perdix Long-billed MurreletAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Asio otus Long-eared OwlAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Limosa fedoa Marbled GodwitAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Cistothorus palustris Marsh WrenAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Leiothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Accipiter gentilis Northern GoshawkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Circus hudsonius Northern HarrierAvesNew AlbanyNTYesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Spatula clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesNew AlbanyNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Leiothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Charadrius melodus Piping PloverAvesNew AlbanyTNYesReference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Loxia curvirostra Red CrossbillAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesNew AlbanyNE Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Phalaropus lobatus Red-necked PhalaropeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesNew AlbanyNS Reference
Anser rossii Ross's GooseAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Arenaria interpres Ruddy TurnstoneAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Xema sabini Sabine's GullAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris alba SanderlingAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesNew AlbanyNSYesReference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesNew AlbanyNE Reference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNEYesReference
Calidris himantopus Stilt SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Leiothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Egretta tricolor Tricolored HeronAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Cygnus columbianus Tundra SwanAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Aechmophorus occidentalis Western GrebeAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris mauri Western SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Numenius phaeopus WhimbrelAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Eudocimus albus White IbisAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Calidris fuscicollis White-rumped SandpiperAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Loxia leucoptera White-winged CrossbillAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Melanitta deglandi White-winged ScoterAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's PhalaropeAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Mycteria americana Wood StorkAvesNew AlbanyTN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesNew AlbanyNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesNew AlbanyNTYesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesNew AlbanyNN Reference
263 species are listed.