Species Information

- Not protected by Migratory Bird Treaty Act


Clicking on Yes in the WAP column brings up the Wildlife Action Plan species account.

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

Click a scientific name for its life history. You may also select county or quad for species observations in that area.

These are Kentucky bird species not covered by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, all other Kentucky birds are covered by this act
Click here for more info about the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

8 species are listed.
Scientific Name
and Life History
Common Name and Pictures Class US Status KY Status WAP List County List Quad
Passer montanus Eurasian Tree SparrowAvesNN CountyQuad
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesNN CountyQuad
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesNN CountyQuad
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesNN CountyQuad
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesNN YesCountyQuad
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesNN CountyQuad
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesNN YesCountyQuad
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesNN CountyQuad