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: Mammoth Cave.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesMammoth CaveNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesMammoth CaveNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesMammoth CaveNE YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Cardellina canadensis Canada WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNS YesReference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesMammoth CaveNS Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesMammoth CaveNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Coccothraustes vespertinus Evening GrosbeakAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNT YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked ThrushAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted GooseAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesMammoth CaveNT YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Porphyrio martinicus Purple GallinuleAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesMammoth CaveNE YesReference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesMammoth CaveNS YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Limnothlypis swainsonii Swainson's WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesMammoth CaveNN Reference
154 species are listed.