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: Rising Sun.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesRising SunNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesRising SunNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesRising SunNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesRising SunNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesRising SunNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesRising SunNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesRising SunNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesRising SunNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesRising SunNTYesReference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Setophaga fusca Blackburnian WarblerAvesRising SunNT Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesRising SunNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesRising SunNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesRising SunNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesRising SunNN Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesRising SunNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesRising SunNT Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesRising SunNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesRising SunNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesRising SunNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesRising SunNN Reference
Cardellina canadensis Canada WarblerAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesRising SunNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesRising SunNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesRising SunNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesRising SunNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesRising SunNN Reference
Mergus merganser Common MerganserAvesRising SunNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesRising SunNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesRising SunNS Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesRising SunNS Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesRising SunNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesRising SunNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesRising SunNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesRising SunNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesRising SunNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesRising SunNS Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesRising SunNN Reference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesRising SunNEYesReference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesRising SunNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesRising SunNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesRising SunNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesRising SunNTYesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesRising SunNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesRising SunNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesRising SunNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesRising SunNTYesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesRising SunNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesRising SunNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesRising SunNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Somateria spectabilis King EiderAvesRising SunNN Reference
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing GullAvesRising SunNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera x chrysoptera Lawrence's WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Empidonax minimus Least FlycatcherAvesRising SunNEYesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesRising SunNN Reference
Aythya affinis Lesser ScaupAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesRising SunNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesRising SunNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesRising SunNN Reference
Leiothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesRising SunNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesRising SunNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesRising SunNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesRising SunNN Reference
Leiothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesRising SunNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesRising SunNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesRising SunNEYesReference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesRising SunNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesRising SunNEYesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesRising SunNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesRising SunNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesRising SunNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesRising SunNE Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesRising SunNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesRising SunNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesRising SunNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesRising SunNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesRising SunNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesRising SunNS Reference
Buteo lagopus Rough-legged HawkAvesRising SunNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesRising SunNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesRising SunNSYesReference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Anser caerulescens Snow GooseAvesRising SunNN Reference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Porzana carolina SoraAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesRising SunNEYesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesRising SunNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesRising SunNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Leiothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesRising SunNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesRising SunNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesRising SunNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesRising SunNN Reference
Tyrannus verticalis Western KingbirdAvesRising SunNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Whip-poor-willAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesRising SunNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesRising SunNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesRising SunNN Reference
Melanitta deglandi White-winged ScoterAvesRising SunNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesRising SunNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesRising SunNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesRising SunNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesRising SunNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesRising SunNNYesReference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesRising SunNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesRising SunNN Reference
189 species are listed.