Species Information

State Threatened, Endangered, and Special Concern Species observations for selected counties

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

List State Threatened, Endangered, and Special Concern Species observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Shelby.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesShelbyNE YesReference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaShelbyNS YesReference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesShelbyNT YesReference
Asio flammeus Short-eared OwlAvesShelbyNE YesReference
Asio otus Long-eared OwlAvesShelbyNE YesReference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesShelbyNT Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesShelbyNS Reference
Circus hudsonius Northern HarrierAvesShelbyNT YesReference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Empidonax minimus Least FlycatcherAvesShelbyNE YesReference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesShelbyNE YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesShelbyNE Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesShelbyNS Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard FrogAmphibiaShelbyNS YesReference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesShelbyNT YesReference
Mustela nivalis Least WeaselMammaliaShelbyNS YesReference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaShelbyET YesReference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaShelbyEE YesReference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesShelbyNT YesReference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesShelbyNS YesReference
Percopsis omiscomaycus Trout-PerchActinopterygiiShelbyNS YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesShelbyNS Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesShelbyNS Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesShelbyNE YesReference
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander MusselBivalviaShelbyNT YesReference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesShelbyNE Reference
Spatula clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesShelbyNE Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesShelbyNT Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesShelbyNS YesReference

34 species are listed