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: Oakton.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesOaktonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesOaktonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesOaktonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesOaktonNN Reference
Gyraulus parvus Ash GyroGastropodaOaktonNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesOaktonNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesOaktonNN Reference
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy SunfishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesOaktonNS YesReference
Lepomis symmetricus Bantam SunfishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesOaktonNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesOaktonNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Ictiobus niger Black BuffaloActinopterygiiOaktonNS YesReference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesOaktonNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesOaktonNN Reference
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted TopminnowActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail ShinerActinopterygiiOaktonNS YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesOaktonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesOaktonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesOaktonNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Cyprinella camura Bluntface ShinerActinopterygiiOaktonNE YesReference
Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose DarterActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesOaktonNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesOaktonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Cambarellus shufeldtii Cajun Dwarf CrayfishMalacostracaOaktonNS YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesOaktonNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesOaktonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesOaktonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesOaktonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesOaktonNN Reference
Umbra limi Central MudminnowActinopterygiiOaktonNT YesReference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Esox niger Chain PickerelActinopterygiiOaktonNS Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesOaktonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesOaktonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesOaktonNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesOaktonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Hybognathus hayi Cypress MinnowActinopterygiiOaktonNE YesReference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Cambarus diogenes Devil CrayfishMalacostracaOaktonNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN YesReference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaOaktonNN Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesOaktonNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesOaktonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesOaktonNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaOaktonNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesOaktonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesOaktonNN Reference
Fusconaia ebena EbonyshellBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesOaktonNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaOaktonNN YesReference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesOaktonNS Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Centrarchus macropterus FlierActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Noturus nocturnus Freckled MadtomActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Hiodon alosoides GoldeyeActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Orconectes palmeri palmeri Gray-speckled CrayfishMalacostracaOaktonNE YesReference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesOaktonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesOaktonNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesOaktonNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesOaktonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesOaktonNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Quadrula nobilis Gulf MapleleafBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Etheostoma histrio Harlequin DarterActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Obovaria olivaria HickorynutBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesOaktonNT YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesOaktonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesOaktonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesOaktonNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesOaktonEE YesReference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesOaktonNT YesReference
Aythya affinis Lesser ScaupAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesOaktonNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaOaktonNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesOaktonNS YesReference
Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery MinnowActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Plethodon mississippi Mississippi Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Ambystoma talpoideum Mole SalamanderAmphibiaOaktonNN YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesOaktonNN Reference
Etheostoma asprigene Mud DarterActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesOaktonNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesOaktonNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesOaktonNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Physa acuta Pewter PhysaGastropodaOaktonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Potamilus ohiensis Pink PapershellBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate PerchActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Quadrula verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesOaktonNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Cyprinella lutrensis Red ShinerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Procambarus clarkii Red Swamp CrawfishMalacostracaOaktonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesOaktonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesOaktonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesOaktonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Esox americanus Redfin Or Grass PickerelActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon ShinerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesOaktonNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesOaktonNN Reference
Arcidens confragosus Rock PocketbookBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesOaktonNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesOaktonNS YesReference
Lepisosteus platostomus Shortnose GarActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Etheostoma gracile Slough DarterActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Ambystoma texanum Smallmouth SalamanderAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesOaktonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaOaktonNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaOaktonNN YesReference
Blarina carolinensis Southern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaOaktonNN Reference
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted GarActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Webbhelix multilineata Striped WhitelipGastropodaOaktonNT Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Limnothlypis swainsonii Swainson's WarblerAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole MadtomActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesOaktonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesOaktonNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaOaktonNN Reference
Procambarus viaeviridis Vernal CrayfishMalacostracaOaktonNT YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesOaktonNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Quadrula nodulata WartybackBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaOaktonNN YesReference
Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek ChubsuckerActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaOaktonNS YesReference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Lasmigona complanata complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaOaktonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesOaktonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesOaktonNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaOaktonNN Reference
Elanus leucurus White-tailed KiteAvesOaktonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesOaktonNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesOaktonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesOaktonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesOaktonNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaOaktonNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiOaktonNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaOaktonNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesOaktonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesOaktonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesOaktonNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesOaktonNT YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesOaktonNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesOaktonNN Reference
240 species are listed.