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: Briensburg.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Recurvirostra americana American AvocetAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesBriensburgNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Puffinus lherminieri Audubon's ShearwaterAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesBriensburgNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesBriensburgNS YesReference
Melanitta americana Black ScoterAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesBriensburgNT Reference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesBriensburgNE YesReference
Pelecanus occidentalis Brown PelicanAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sitta pusilla Brown-headed NuthatchAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus californicus California GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesBriensburgNS Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Mergus merganser Common MerganserAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sterna hirundo Common TernAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesBriensburgNS Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesBriensburgNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Podiceps nigricollis Eared GrebeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesBriensburgNS Reference
Sterna forsteri Forster's TernAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus hyperboreus Glaucous GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus marinus Great Black-backed GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesBriensburgNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus glaucoides Iceland GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Hydrocoloeus minutus Little GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Limosa fedoa Marbled GodwitAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesBriensburgNE Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Gavia pacifica Pacific LoonAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Gavia stellata Red-throated LoonAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Arenaria interpres Ruddy TurnstoneAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Xema sabini Sabine's GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Calidris alba SanderlingAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesBriensburgNE Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Onychoprion fuscatus Sooty TernAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Larus thayeri Thayer's GullAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Rallus limicola Virginia RailAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Aechmophorus occidentalis Western GrebeAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesBriensburgNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesBriensburgNT YesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesBriensburgNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesBriensburgNN Reference
168 species are listed.