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: Herndon.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesHerndonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesHerndonNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesHerndonNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesHerndonNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesHerndonNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesHerndonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesHerndonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesHerndonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesHerndonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesHerndonNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesHerndonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesHerndonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesHerndonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesHerndonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesHerndonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesHerndonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesHerndonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesHerndonNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesHerndonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesHerndonNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesHerndonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesHerndonNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesHerndonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesHerndonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesHerndonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesHerndonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesHerndonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesHerndonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesHerndonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesHerndonNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesHerndonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesHerndonNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesHerndonNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesHerndonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesHerndonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesHerndonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesHerndonNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesHerndonNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesHerndonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesHerndonNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesHerndonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesHerndonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesHerndonNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesHerndonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesHerndonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesHerndonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesHerndonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesHerndonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesHerndonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesHerndonNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesHerndonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesHerndonNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesHerndonNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesHerndonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesHerndonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesHerndonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesHerndonNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesHerndonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesHerndonNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesHerndonNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesHerndonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesHerndonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesHerndonNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesHerndonNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesHerndonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesHerndonNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesHerndonNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesHerndonNN Reference
122 species are listed.