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: Cowan.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesCowanNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesCowanNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesCowanNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesCowanNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesCowanNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesCowanNN YesReference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesCowanNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesCowanNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesCowanNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesCowanNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesCowanNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesCowanNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesCowanNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesCowanNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesCowanNN YesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesCowanNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesCowanNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesCowanNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesCowanNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesCowanNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesCowanNN YesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesCowanNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesCowanNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesCowanNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesCowanNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesCowanNN Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesCowanNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesCowanNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesCowanNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesCowanNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesCowanNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesCowanNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesCowanNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesCowanNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesCowanNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesCowanNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesCowanNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesCowanNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesCowanNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesCowanNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesCowanNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesCowanNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesCowanNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesCowanNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesCowanNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesCowanNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesCowanNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesCowanNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesCowanNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesCowanNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesCowanNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesCowanNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesCowanNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesCowanNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesCowanNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesCowanNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesCowanNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesCowanNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesCowanNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesCowanNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesCowanNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesCowanNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesCowanNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesCowanNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesCowanNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesCowanNE YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesCowanNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesCowanNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesCowanNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesCowanNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesCowanNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesCowanNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesCowanNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesCowanNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesCowanNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesCowanNN Reference
Zenaida asiatica White-winged DoveAvesCowanNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesCowanNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesCowanNN YesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesCowanNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesCowanNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesCowanNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesCowanNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesCowanNN Reference
113 species are listed.