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: Howardstown.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Maccaffertium bednariki A Heptageniid MayflyInsectaHowardstownNS Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaHowardstownNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesHowardstownNT YesReference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaHowardstownNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaHowardstownNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHowardstownNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Reithrodontomys humulis Eastern Harvest MouseMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaHowardstownNE YesReference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Elimia ebenum Ebony ElimiaGastropodaHowardstownNN Reference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaHowardstownNN YesReference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Nycticeius humeralis Evening BatMammaliaHowardstownNS YesReference
Cyprogenia stegaria FanshellBivalviaHowardstownEE YesReference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Truncilla donaciformis FawnsfootBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaHowardstownNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaHowardstownET YesReference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Etheostoma lawrencei Headwater DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaHowardstownNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaHowardstownNS YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Fusconaia subrotunda subrotunda LongsolidBivalviaHowardstownNN YesReference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaHowardstownNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Noturus stigmosus Northern MadtomActinopterygiiHowardstownNS YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaHowardstownTE Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Fundulus catenatus Northern StudfishActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Utterbackia imbecillis Paper PondshellBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Quadrula verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaHowardstownNE YesReference
Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii Prairie DeermouseMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple WartybackBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Esox americanus Redfin Or Grass PickerelActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaHowardstownNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaHowardstownNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesHowardstownNS YesReference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaHowardstownEE YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN YesReference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Elliptio dilatata SpikeBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaHowardstownNN YesReference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaHowardstownNN YesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaHowardstownNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaHowardstownNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Lasmigona complanata complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Microtus pinetorum Woodland VoleMammaliaHowardstownNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesHowardstownNN YesReference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiHowardstownNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaHowardstownNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesHowardstownNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesHowardstownNN Reference
213 species are listed.