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: Morehead.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesMoreheadNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesMoreheadNT YesReference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesMoreheadNS Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Aegolius acadicus Northern Saw-whet OwlAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Gavia stellata Red-throated LoonAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesMoreheadNS YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesMoreheadNE YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesMoreheadNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesMoreheadNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesMoreheadNN Reference
133 species are listed.