Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Ford.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesFordNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesFordNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesFordNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesFordNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesFordNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesFordNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesFordNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesFordNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesFordNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesFordNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesFordNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesFordNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesFordNT YesReference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesFordNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesFordNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesFordNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesFordNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesFordNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesFordNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesFordNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesFordNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesFordNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesFordNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesFordNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesFordNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesFordNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesFordNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesFordNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesFordNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesFordNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesFordNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesFordNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesFordNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesFordNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesFordNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesFordNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesFordNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesFordNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesFordNN Reference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesFordNT YesReference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesFordNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesFordNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesFordNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesFordNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesFordNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesFordNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesFordNT YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesFordNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesFordNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesFordNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesFordNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesFordNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesFordNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesFordNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesFordNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesFordNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesFordNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesFordNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesFordNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesFordNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesFordNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesFordNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesFordNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesFordNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesFordNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesFordNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesFordNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesFordNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesFordNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesFordNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesFordNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesFordNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesFordNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesFordNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesFordNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesFordNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesFordNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesFordNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesFordNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesFordNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesFordNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesFordNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesFordNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesFordNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesFordNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesFordNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesFordNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesFordNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesFordNN Reference
115 species are listed.