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: Covington.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesCovingtonNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White PelicanAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Melanitta americana Black ScoterAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Pterodroma hasitata Black-capped PetrelAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesCovingtonNT Reference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesCovingtonNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesCovingtonNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Podiceps auritus Horned GrebeAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Somateria spectabilis King EiderAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing GullAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Egretta caerulea Little Blue HeronAvesCovingtonNE YesReference
Hydrocoloeus minutus Little GullAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Morus bassanus Northern GannetAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesCovingtonNE Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesCovingtonNE YesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Loxia curvirostra Red CrossbillAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Phalaropus fulicarius Red PhalaropeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesCovingtonNS YesReference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Bubo scandiacus Snowy OwlAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Melanitta fusca White-winged ScoterAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesCovingtonNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesCovingtonNN Reference
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