Species Information

Species observations for selected quads


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Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Species observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Cairo.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesCairoNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesCairoNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesCairoNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesCairoNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesCairoNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesCairoNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesCairoNN Reference
Lithasia armigera Armored RocksnailGastropodaCairoNS Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Strongylura marina Atlantic NeedlefishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesCairoNT YesReference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesCairoNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesCairoNN Reference
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead CarpActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Hyla avivoca Bird-voiced TreefrogAmphibiaCairoNS YesReference
Ictiobus niger Black BuffaloActinopterygiiCairoNS YesReference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied PloverAvesCairoNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesCairoNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesCairoNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaCairoNN Reference
Ellipsaria lineolata ButterflyBivalviaCairoNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesCairoNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesCairoNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesCairoNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesCairoNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Notropis wickliffi Channel ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon castaneus Chestnut LampreyCephalaspidomorphiCairoNS YesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesCairoNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesCairoNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesCairoNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaCairoNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaCairoNN YesReference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesCairoNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesCairoNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesCairoNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaCairoNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaCairoNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesCairoNN Reference
Fusconaia ebena EbonyshellBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaCairoNN YesReference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Nycticeius humeralis Evening BatMammaliaCairoNS YesReference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaCairoNN YesReference
Potamilus capax Fat PocketbookBivalviaCairoEE YesReference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesCairoNS Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Platygobio gracilis Flathead ChubActinopterygiiCairoNS YesReference
Centrarchus macropterus FlierActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaCairoNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Hiodon alosoides GoldeyeActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesCairoNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesCairoNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesCairoNT YesReference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesCairoNN Reference
Obovaria olivaria HickorynutBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesCairoNT YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesCairoNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesCairoNN Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaCairoEE YesReference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesCairoNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesCairoEE YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesCairoNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ixobrychus exilis Least BitternAvesCairoNT YesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesCairoNN Reference
Egretta caerulea Little Blue HeronAvesCairoNE YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesCairoNN YesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesCairoNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesCairoNN Reference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaCairoNS YesReference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesCairoNS YesReference
Menidia audens Mississippi SilversideActinopterygiiCairoNT YesReference
Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery MinnowActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Quadrula metanevra MonkeyfaceBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Hiodon tergisus MooneyeActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesCairoNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaCairoNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesCairoNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesCairoNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaCairoNN Reference
Noturus stigmosus Northern MadtomActinopterygiiCairoNS YesReference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaCairoTE Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesCairoNN Reference
Plethobasus cooperianus Orangefoot PimplebackBivalviaCairoEE YesReference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaCairoNE YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesCairoNN YesReference
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose MinnowActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesCairoNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica RabbitsfootBivalviaCairoTT YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaCairoNS YesReference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesCairoNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaCairoNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesCairoNN YesReference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesCairoNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Obovaria retusa Ring PinkBivalviaCairoEE YesReference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Percina shumardi River DarterActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Notropis blennius River ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesCairoNN Reference
Arcidens confragosus Rock PocketbookBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesCairoNS YesReference
Plethobasus cyphyus SheepnoseBivalviaCairoEE YesReference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesCairoNN YesReference
Lepisosteus platostomus Shortnose GarActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Shovelnose SturgeonActinopterygiiCairoT(S/A)N Reference
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver CarpActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Notropis shumardi Silverband ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesCairoNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesCairoNE Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesCairoNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaCairoNN YesReference
Quadrula apiculata Southern MapleleafBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Elliptio dilatata SpikeBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted GarActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesCairoNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesCairoNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesCairoNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaCairoNN Reference
Lithasia verrucosa Varicose RocksnailGastropodaCairoNS Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesCairoNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Quadrula nodulata WartybackBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaCairoNN YesReference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Morone americana White PerchActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesCairoNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesCairoNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesCairoNN YesReference
Morone mississippiensis Yellow BassActinopterygiiCairoNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaCairoNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesCairoNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesCairoNN Reference
Dreissena polymorpha Zebra MusselBivalviaCairoNN Reference
183 species are listed.