Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


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Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Bighill.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesBighillNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesBighillNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesBighillNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesBighillNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesBighillNN YesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesBighillNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesBighillNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesBighillNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesBighillNN YesReference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesBighillNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesBighillNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesBighillNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesBighillNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesBighillNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesBighillNN Reference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesBighillNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesBighillNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesBighillNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesBighillNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesBighillNT Reference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesBighillNN Reference
Vermivora leucobranchialis Brewster's WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesBighillNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesBighillNE YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesBighillNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesBighillNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesBighillNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesBighillNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesBighillNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesBighillNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesBighillNN YesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesBighillNN Reference
Gallinula galeata Common GallinuleAvesBighillNT YesReference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesBighillNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesBighillNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesBighillNN Reference
Mergus merganser Common MerganserAvesBighillNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesBighillNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesBighillNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesBighillNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesBighillNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesBighillNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesBighillNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesBighillNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesBighillNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesBighillNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesBighillNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesBighillNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesBighillNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesBighillNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesBighillNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesBighillNN Reference
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy IbisAvesBighillNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesBighillNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesBighillNN Reference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesBighillNT YesReference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesBighillNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesBighillNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesBighillNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesBighillNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesBighillNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesBighillNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesBighillNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesBighillNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesBighillNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesBighillNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesBighillNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesBighillNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesBighillNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesBighillNN Reference
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesBighillNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesBighillNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesBighillNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesBighillNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesBighillNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesBighillNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesBighillNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesBighillNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesBighillNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesBighillNN Reference
Aegolius acadicus Northern Saw-whet OwlAvesBighillNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesBighillNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesBighillNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesBighillNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesBighillNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesBighillNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesBighillNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesBighillNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesBighillNN Reference
Porphyrio martinicus Purple GallinuleAvesBighillNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesBighillNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesBighillNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesBighillNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesBighillNE YesReference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesBighillNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesBighillNN YesReference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesBighillNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesBighillNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesBighillNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesBighillNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesBighillNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesBighillNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesBighillNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesBighillNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesBighillNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesBighillNN YesReference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesBighillNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesBighillNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesBighillNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesBighillNS YesReference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesBighillNN Reference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesBighillNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesBighillNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesBighillNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesBighillNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesBighillNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesBighillNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesBighillNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesBighillNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesBighillNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesBighillNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesBighillNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesBighillNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesBighillNN Reference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesBighillNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesBighillNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesBighillNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesBighillNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesBighillNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesBighillNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesBighillNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesBighillNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesBighillNN Reference
179 species are listed.