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: Handshoe.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaHandshoeNS YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Cambarus robustus Big Water CrayfishMalacostracaHandshoeNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Corvus corax Common RavenAvesHandshoeNT YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaHandshoeNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaHandshoeNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Inflectarius rugeli Deep-tooth ShagreenGastropodaHandshoeNN Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHandshoeNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaHandshoeNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaHandshoeNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Patera appressa Flat BladetoothGastropodaHandshoeNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Etheostoma spilotum Kentucky Arrow DarterActinopterygiiHandshoeTT YesReference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaHandshoeNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaHandshoeNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaHandshoeNN YesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaHandshoeTE Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaHandshoeNS YesReference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaHandshoeNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Orconectes cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaHandshoeNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Cambarus sciotensis Teays River CrayfishMalacostracaHandshoeNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiHandshoeNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaHandshoeNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesHandshoeNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesHandshoeNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesHandshoeNN Reference
105 species are listed.