Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads

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Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Alton.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesAltonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesAltonNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesAltonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesAltonNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesAltonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesAltonNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesAltonNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesAltonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesAltonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesAltonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesAltonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesAltonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesAltonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesAltonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesAltonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesAltonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesAltonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesAltonNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesAltonNN YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesAltonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesAltonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesAltonNS Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesAltonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesAltonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesAltonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesAltonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesAltonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesAltonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesAltonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesAltonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesAltonNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesAltonNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesAltonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesAltonNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesAltonNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesAltonNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesAltonNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesAltonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesAltonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesAltonNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesAltonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesAltonNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesAltonNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesAltonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesAltonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesAltonNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesAltonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesAltonNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesAltonNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesAltonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesAltonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesAltonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesAltonNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesAltonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesAltonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesAltonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesAltonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesAltonNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesAltonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesAltonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesAltonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesAltonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesAltonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesAltonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesAltonNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesAltonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesAltonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesAltonNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesAltonNN YesReference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesAltonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesAltonNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesAltonNN Reference
85 species are listed.