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: Aurora.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesAuroraNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesAuroraNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesAuroraNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesAuroraNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesAuroraNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesAuroraNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesAuroraNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesAuroraNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesAuroraNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesAuroraNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesAuroraNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesAuroraNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesAuroraNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesAuroraNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesAuroraNS Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesAuroraNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesAuroraNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesAuroraNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesAuroraNN Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesAuroraNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesAuroraNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesAuroraNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesAuroraNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesAuroraNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesAuroraNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesAuroraNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesAuroraNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesAuroraNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesAuroraNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesAuroraNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesAuroraNT YesReference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesAuroraNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesAuroraNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesAuroraNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesAuroraNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesAuroraNN Reference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesAuroraNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesAuroraNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesAuroraNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesAuroraNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesAuroraNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesAuroraNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesAuroraNE Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesAuroraNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesAuroraNN Reference
Porphyrio martinicus Purple GallinuleAvesAuroraNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesAuroraNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesAuroraNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesAuroraNN Reference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesAuroraNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesAuroraNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesAuroraNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesAuroraNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesAuroraNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesAuroraNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesAuroraNN Reference
Arenaria interpres Ruddy TurnstoneAvesAuroraNN Reference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesAuroraNN Reference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesAuroraNN Reference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesAuroraNE YesReference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesAuroraNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesAuroraNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesAuroraNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesAuroraNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesAuroraNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesAuroraNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesAuroraNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesAuroraNN YesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesAuroraNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesAuroraNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesAuroraNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesAuroraNN Reference
94 species are listed.