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: Samuels.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesSamuelsNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Cottus carolinae Banded SculpinActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesSamuelsNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted TopminnowActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Central StonerollerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesSamuelsNS Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern SpadefootAmphibiaSamuelsNN YesReference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Nycticeius humeralis Evening BatMammaliaSamuelsNS YesReference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN YesReference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaSamuelsET YesReference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Etheostoma lawrencei Headwater DarterActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesSamuelsNS YesReference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaSamuelsEE YesReference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaSamuelsNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesSamuelsNT YesReference
Empidonax minimus Least FlycatcherAvesSamuelsNE YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN YesReference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaSamuelsTE Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesSamuelsNS YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Lepomis gibbosus PumpkinseedActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesSamuelsNE YesReference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Obovaria retusa Ring PinkBivalviaSamuelsEE YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaSamuelsNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesSamuelsNS YesReference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaSamuelsNN YesReference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN YesReference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaSamuelsNN YesReference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN YesReference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper SparrowAvesSamuelsNE YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Quadrula nodulata WartybackBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaSamuelsNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaSamuelsNN YesReference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaSamuelsNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesSamuelsNN YesReference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiSamuelsNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaSamuelsNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesSamuelsNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesSamuelsNN Reference
257 species are listed.