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: Dawson Springs.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesDawson SpringsNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Hyla avivoca Bird-voiced TreefrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNS YesReference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted TopminnowActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesDawson SpringsNS Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Cambarus diogenes Devil CrayfishMalacostracaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrowmouth ToadAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum Eastern Tiger SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Centrarchus macropterus FlierActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ambystoma talpoideum Mole SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded ArmadilloMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Satyrium favonius ontario Northern HairstreakInsectaDawson SpringsNS Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate PerchActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose MinnowActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Procambarus clarkii Red Swamp CrawfishMalacostracaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Esox americanus Redfin Or Grass PickerelActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon ShinerActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Etheostoma gracile Slough DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ambystoma texanum Smallmouth SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Etheostoma squamiceps Spottail DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Etheostoma kennicotti Stripetail DarterActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole MadtomActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Toxolasma texasense Texas LilliputBivalviaDawson SpringsNE YesReference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek ChubsuckerActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Orconectes tricuspis Western Highland CrayfishMalacostracaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Siren intermedia nettingi Western Lesser SirenAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaDawson SpringsNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN YesReference
Morone mississippiensis Yellow BassActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiDawson SpringsNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesDawson SpringsNT YesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesDawson SpringsNN Reference
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