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: Crofton.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesCroftonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesCroftonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesCroftonNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesCroftonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesCroftonNN Reference
Vireo bellii Bell's VireoAvesCroftonNS YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesCroftonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesCroftonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesCroftonNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesCroftonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesCroftonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesCroftonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesCroftonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesCroftonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesCroftonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesCroftonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesCroftonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesCroftonNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesCroftonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesCroftonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesCroftonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesCroftonNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesCroftonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesCroftonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesCroftonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesCroftonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesCroftonNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesCroftonNS YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesCroftonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesCroftonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesCroftonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesCroftonNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesCroftonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesCroftonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesCroftonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesCroftonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesCroftonNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesCroftonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesCroftonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesCroftonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesCroftonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesCroftonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesCroftonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesCroftonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesCroftonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesCroftonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesCroftonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesCroftonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesCroftonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesCroftonNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesCroftonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesCroftonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesCroftonNN YesReference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesCroftonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesCroftonNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesCroftonNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesCroftonNN Reference
95 species are listed.