Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Murray.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMurrayNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesMurrayNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesMurrayNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesMurrayNS YesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMurrayNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMurrayNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMurrayNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMurrayNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesMurrayNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMurrayNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMurrayNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMurrayNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesMurrayNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMurrayNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesMurrayNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMurrayNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMurrayNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesMurrayNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesMurrayNT YesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesMurrayNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMurrayNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMurrayNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMurrayNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesMurrayNS YesReference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesMurrayNE YesReference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMurrayNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMurrayNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMurrayNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesMurrayNS YesReference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesMurrayNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesMurrayNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesMurrayNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesMurrayNS YesReference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesMurrayNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesMurrayNE YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesMurrayNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMurrayNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMurrayNN Reference
Bartramia longicauda Upland SandpiperAvesMurrayNH YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMurrayNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMurrayNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesMurrayNN Reference
Zenaida asiatica White-winged DoveAvesMurrayNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMurrayNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMurrayNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMurrayNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesMurrayNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMurrayNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMurrayNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesMurrayNN Reference
114 species are listed.