Species Information

Species observations for selected quads


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Species observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Lancaster.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesLancasterNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesLancasterNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesLancasterNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesLancasterNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesLancasterNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesLancasterNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesLancasterNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesLancasterNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket FrogAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesLancasterNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesLancasterNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesLancasterNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesLancasterNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesLancasterNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesLancasterNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesLancasterNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesLancasterNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesLancasterNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesLancasterNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesLancasterNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesLancasterNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesLancasterNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesLancasterNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesLancasterNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesLancasterNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesLancasterNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesLancasterNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Deroceras reticulatum Gray FieldslugGastropodaLancasterNN Reference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesLancasterNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesLancasterNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesLancasterNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesLancasterNS YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesLancasterNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesLancasterNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesLancasterNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesLancasterNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Toxolasma parvus LilliputBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaLancasterNS YesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesLancasterNN Reference
Deroceras laeve Meadow SlugGastropodaLancasterNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesLancasterNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesLancasterNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesLancasterNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesLancasterNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Noturus stigmosus Northern MadtomActinopterygiiLancasterNS YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Fundulus catenatus Northern StudfishActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesLancasterNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Utterbackia imbecillis Paper PondshellBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Orconectes putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Actinonaias pectorosa PheasantshellBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesLancasterNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaLancasterNE YesReference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesLancasterNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesLancasterNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesLancasterNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesLancasterNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesLancasterNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesLancasterNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesLancasterNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLancasterNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesLancasterNN Reference
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander MusselBivalviaLancasterNT YesReference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Etheostoma sp. 9 Sheltowee DarterActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaLancasterNN YesReference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Patera laevior Smooth BladetoothGastropodaLancasterNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Elliptio dilatata SpikeBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaLancasterNN YesReference
Sphaerium striatinum Striated FingernailclamBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesLancasterNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesLancasterNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesLancasterNN Reference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaLancasterNN Reference
Cambarus deweesae Valley Flame CrayfishMalacostracaLancasterNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaLancasterNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaLancasterNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesLancasterNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesLancasterNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesLancasterNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesLancasterNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesLancasterNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiLancasterNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesLancasterNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesLancasterNN Reference
182 species are listed.