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: Portsmouth.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Alosa pseudoharengus AlewifeActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaPortsmouthNS YesReference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesPortsmouthNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Anguilla rostrata American EelActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaPortsmouthNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesPortsmouthNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesPortsmouthNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesPortsmouthNS YesReference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ameiurus nebulosus Brown BullheadActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Salmo trutta Brown TroutActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pomatiopsis cincinnatiensis Brown WalkerGastropodaPortsmouthNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ellipsaria lineolata ButterflyBivalviaPortsmouthNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Esox niger Chain PickerelActinopterygiiPortsmouthNS Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis wickliffi Channel ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lasmigona compressa Creek HeelsplitterBivalviaPortsmouthNE YesReference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesPortsmouthNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Fusconaia ebena EbonyshellBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaPortsmouthNN YesReference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Cyprogenia stegaria FanshellBivalviaPortsmouthEE YesReference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Hyla versicolor Gray TreefrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNS YesReference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesPortsmouthNT YesReference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesPortsmouthNT YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiPortsmouthNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaPortsmouthNS YesReference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Quadrula metanevra MonkeyfaceBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Hiodon tergisus MooneyeActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Esox masquinongy MuskellungeActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaPortsmouthNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Rana pipiens Northern Leopard FrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNS YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Esox lucius Northern PikeActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesPortsmouthNE Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Pleurobema cordatum Ohio PigtoeBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Physa acuta Pewter PhysaGastropodaPortsmouthNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Villosa iris RainbowBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Esox americanus Redfin Or Grass PickerelActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Percina shumardi River DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis blennius River ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Clinostomus funduloides Rosyside DaceActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Orconectes sanbornii Sanborn's CrayfishMalacostracaPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesPortsmouthNS YesReference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Lepisosteus platostomus Shortnose GarActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesPortsmouthNE Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaPortsmouthEE YesReference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Orconectes cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaPortsmouthNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaPortsmouthNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaPortsmouthNN YesReference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Percopsis omiscomaycus Trout-PerchActinopterygiiPortsmouthNS Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaPortsmouthNN Reference
Lithasia verrucosa Varicose RocksnailGastropodaPortsmouthNS Reference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Quadrula nodulata WartybackBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaPortsmouthNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Ameiurus catus White CatfishActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Morone americana White PerchActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesPortsmouthNN YesReference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaPortsmouthNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiPortsmouthNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesPortsmouthNN Reference
271 species are listed.