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: Lexington West.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesLexington WestNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesLexington WestNT YesReference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga nigrescens Black-throated Gray WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesLexington WestNT Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesLexington WestNE YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Cardellina canadensis Canada WarblerAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Spizella pallida Clay-colored SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesLexington WestNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesLexington WestNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Podiceps auritus Horned GrebeAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Vermivora lawrencii Lawrence's WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesLexington WestNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesLexington WestNE YesReference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Loxia curvirostra Red CrossbillAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesLexington WestNE YesReference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesLexington WestNS YesReference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Porzana carolina SoraAvesLexington WestNN YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Loxia leucoptera White-winged CrossbillAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Mycteria americana Wood StorkAvesLexington WestTN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesLexington WestNT YesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesLexington WestNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesLexington WestNN Reference
169 species are listed.