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: Drakesboro.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Botaurus lentiginosus American BitternAvesDrakesboroNH YesReference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesDrakesboroNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Vireo bellii Bell's VireoAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Himantopus mexicanus Black-necked StiltAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesDrakesboroNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesDrakesboroNS Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Spizella pallida Clay-colored SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Gallinula galeata Common GallinuleAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sterna hirundo Common TernAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesDrakesboroNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesDrakesboroNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted GooseAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ixobrychus exilis Least BitternAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Empidonax minimus Least FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNE YesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Cistothorus palustris Marsh WrenAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Ammodramus nelsoni Nelson's SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesDrakesboroNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesDrakesboroNE Reference
Lanius excubitor Northern ShrikeAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesDrakesboroNE YesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Falco mexicanus Prairie FalconAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesDrakesboroNE YesReference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Buteo lagopus Rough-legged HawkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesDrakesboroNS YesReference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Asio flammeus Short-eared OwlAvesDrakesboroNE YesReference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesDrakesboroNE Reference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Porzana carolina SoraAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesDrakesboroNE YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Bartramia longicauda Upland SandpiperAvesDrakesboroNH YesReference
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper SparrowAvesDrakesboroNE YesReference
Rallus limicola Virginia RailAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sturnella neglecta Western MeadowlarkAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Melanitta fusca White-winged ScoterAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesDrakesboroNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesDrakesboroNN Reference
184 species are listed.