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: Heath.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesHeathNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesHeathNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesHeathNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesHeathNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesHeathNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesHeathNN YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesHeathNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesHeathNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesHeathNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesHeathNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesHeathNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesHeathNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesHeathNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesHeathNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesHeathNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesHeathNT Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesHeathNS YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesHeathNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesHeathNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesHeathNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesHeathNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesHeathNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesHeathNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesHeathNN YesReference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesHeathNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesHeathNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesHeathNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesHeathNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesHeathNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesHeathNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesHeathNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesHeathNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesHeathNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesHeathNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesHeathNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesHeathNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesHeathNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesHeathNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesHeathNS Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesHeathNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesHeathNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesHeathNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesHeathNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesHeathNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesHeathNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesHeathNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesHeathNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesHeathNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesHeathNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesHeathNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesHeathNN Reference
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesHeathNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesHeathNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesHeathNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesHeathNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesHeathNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesHeathNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesHeathNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesHeathNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesHeathNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesHeathNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesHeathNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesHeathNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesHeathNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesHeathNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesHeathNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesHeathNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesHeathNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesHeathNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesHeathNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesHeathNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesHeathNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesHeathNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesHeathNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Pipilo maculatus Spotted TowheeAvesHeathNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesHeathNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesHeathNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesHeathNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesHeathNN Reference
Cygnus columbianus Tundra SwanAvesHeathNN YesReference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesHeathNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesHeathNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesHeathNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesHeathNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesHeathNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesHeathNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesHeathNN Reference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesHeathNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesHeathNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesHeathNN YesReference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesHeathNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesHeathNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesHeathNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesHeathNT YesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesHeathNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesHeathNN Reference
121 species are listed.