Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Horse Cave.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesHorse CaveNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesHorse CaveNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesHorse CaveNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesHorse CaveNS YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesHorse CaveNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesHorse CaveNS YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Egretta tricolor Tricolored HeronAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesHorse CaveNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesHorse CaveNN Reference
98 species are listed.