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: Kirksey.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesKirkseyNT YesReference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesKirkseyNS YesReference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesKirkseyNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesKirkseyNT YesReference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesKirkseyNS YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesKirkseyNT YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesKirkseyNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesKirkseyNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesKirkseyNN Reference
90 species are listed.