Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


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List Aves (Bird) observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Olmsted.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Botaurus lentiginosus American BitternAvesOlmstedNH YesReference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesOlmstedNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Pluvialis dominica American Golden-ploverAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White PelicanAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Calidris bairdii Baird's SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Melanitta americana Black ScoterAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied PloverAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Himantopus mexicanus Black-necked StiltAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesOlmstedNT Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Euphagus cyanocephalus Brewer's BlackbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesOlmstedNE YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calidris subruficollis Buff-breasted SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Bubulcus ibis Cattle EgretAvesOlmstedNS Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Gallinula galeata Common GallinuleAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesOlmstedNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesOlmstedNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesOlmstedNS Reference
Sterna forsteri Forster's TernAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted GooseAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded MerganserAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Limosa haemastica Hudsonian GodwitAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesOlmstedEE YesReference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Ixobrychus exilis Least BitternAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Empidonax minimus Least FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNE YesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed GullAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Egretta caerulea Little Blue HeronAvesOlmstedNE YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Limosa fedoa Marbled GodwitAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Cistothorus palustris Marsh WrenAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesOlmstedNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesOlmstedNE YesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Chen rossii Ross's GooseAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calidris alba SanderlingAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesOlmstedNS YesReference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesOlmstedNE Reference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Porzana carolina SoraAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Calidris himantopus Stilt SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Egretta tricolor Tricolored HeronAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calidris mauri Western SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Eudocimus albus White IbisAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Calidris fuscicollis White-rumped SandpiperAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's PhalaropeAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesOlmstedNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-heronAvesOlmstedNT YesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesOlmstedNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesOlmstedNN Reference
190 species are listed.