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: Elkton.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesElktonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesElktonNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesElktonNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesElktonNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesElktonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesElktonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesElktonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesElktonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesElktonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesElktonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesElktonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesElktonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesElktonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesElktonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesElktonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesElktonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesElktonNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesElktonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesElktonNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesElktonNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesElktonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesElktonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesElktonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesElktonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesElktonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesElktonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesElktonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesElktonNN YesReference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesElktonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesElktonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesElktonNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesElktonNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesElktonNS YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesElktonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesElktonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesElktonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesElktonNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesElktonNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesElktonNN YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesElktonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesElktonNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesElktonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesElktonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesElktonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesElktonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesElktonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesElktonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesElktonNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesElktonNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesElktonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesElktonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesElktonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesElktonNN YesReference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesElktonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesElktonNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesElktonNN YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesElktonNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesElktonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesElktonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesElktonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesElktonNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesElktonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesElktonNN Reference
Calidris fuscicollis White-rumped SandpiperAvesElktonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesElktonNN YesReference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesElktonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesElktonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesElktonNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesElktonNN Reference
76 species are listed.