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: Louisville West.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesLouisville WestNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Pluvialis dominica American Golden-ploverAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White PelicanAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris bairdii Baird's SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesLouisville WestNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesLouisville WestNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Melanitta americana Black ScoterAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied PloverAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesLouisville WestNT YesReference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesLouisville WestNT Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesLouisville WestNS YesReference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesLouisville WestNE YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris subruficollis Buff-breasted SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesLouisville WestNS Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Spizella pallida Clay-colored SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Mergus merganser Common MerganserAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesLouisville WestNS Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesLouisville WestNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Podiceps nigricollis Eared GrebeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sterna forsteri Forster's TernAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's GullAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesLouisville WestNT YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesLouisville WestNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesLouisville WestNT YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Podiceps auritus Horned GrebeAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesLouisville WestEE YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing GullAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aythya affinis Lesser ScaupAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris minuta Little StintAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Brachyramphus perdix Long-billed MurreletAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Cistothorus palustris Marsh WrenAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Ammodramus nelsoni Nelson's SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aegolius acadicus Northern Saw-whet OwlAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesLouisville WestNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesLouisville WestNS YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesLouisville WestNE YesReference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesLouisville WestNE YesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Charadrius melodus Piping PloverAvesLouisville WestTN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Mergus serrator Red-breasted MerganserAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Gavia stellata Red-throated LoonAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris alba SanderlingAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesLouisville WestNS YesReference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesLouisville WestNE Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris himantopus Stilt SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Bartramia longicauda Upland SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNH YesReference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Rallus limicola Virginia RailAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Tyrannus verticalis Western KingbirdAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sturnella neglecta Western MeadowlarkAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris mauri Western SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Calidris fuscicollis White-rumped SandpiperAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Melanitta fusca White-winged ScoterAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's PhalaropeAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesLouisville WestNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesLouisville WestNN Reference
212 species are listed.