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: Paradise.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Recurvirostra americana American AvocetAvesParadiseNN Reference
Botaurus lentiginosus American BitternAvesParadiseNH YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesParadiseNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Pluvialis dominica American Golden-ploverAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesParadiseNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesParadiseNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesParadiseNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesParadiseNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White PelicanAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesParadiseNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Calidris bairdii Baird's SandpiperAvesParadiseNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesParadiseNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesParadiseNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesParadiseNN Reference
Vireo bellii Bell's VireoAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesParadiseNN Reference
Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied PloverAvesParadiseNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesParadiseNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesParadiseNT YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesParadiseNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesParadiseNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesParadiseNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesParadiseNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris subruficollis Buff-breasted SandpiperAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesParadiseNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesParadiseNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesParadiseNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesParadiseNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesParadiseNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesParadiseNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesParadiseNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesParadiseNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Gallinula galeata Common GallinuleAvesParadiseNT YesReference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesParadiseNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesParadiseNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sterna hirundo Common TernAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesParadiseNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesParadiseNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesParadiseNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Podiceps nigricollis Eared GrebeAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesParadiseNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesParadiseNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesParadiseNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesParadiseNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesParadiseNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sterna forsteri Forster's TernAvesParadiseNN Reference
Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's GullAvesParadiseNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesParadiseNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesParadiseNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesParadiseNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted GooseAvesParadiseNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesParadiseNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesParadiseNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesParadiseNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesParadiseNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesParadiseNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesParadiseEE YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ixobrychus exilis Least BitternAvesParadiseNT YesReference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aythya affinis Lesser ScaupAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Egretta caerulea Little Blue HeronAvesParadiseNE YesReference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesParadiseNN Reference
Limosa fedoa Marbled GodwitAvesParadiseNN Reference
Cistothorus palustris Marsh WrenAvesParadiseNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesParadiseNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesParadiseNN Reference
Ammodramus nelsoni Nelson's SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Phalacrocorax brasilianus Neotropic CormorantAvesParadiseNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesParadiseNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesParadiseNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesParadiseNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesParadiseNE Reference
Lanius excubitor Northern ShrikeAvesParadiseNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesParadiseNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesParadiseNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesParadiseNE YesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesParadiseNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Charadrius melodus Piping PloverAvesParadiseTN YesReference
Falco mexicanus Prairie FalconAvesParadiseNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesParadiseNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesParadiseNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesParadiseNE YesReference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesParadiseNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Gavia stellata Red-throated LoonAvesParadiseNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesParadiseNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesParadiseNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesParadiseNN Reference
Chen rossii Ross's GooseAvesParadiseNN Reference
Buteo lagopus Rough-legged HawkAvesParadiseNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesParadiseNN Reference
Arenaria interpres Ruddy TurnstoneAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris alba SanderlingAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesParadiseNS YesReference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Asio flammeus Short-eared OwlAvesParadiseNE YesReference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesParadiseNN Reference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesParadiseNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesParadiseNE Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Porzana carolina SoraAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesParadiseNE YesReference
Calidris himantopus Stilt SandpiperAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesParadiseNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesParadiseNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesParadiseNN Reference
Rallus limicola Virginia RailAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris mauri Western SandpiperAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesParadiseNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesParadiseNN Reference
Calidris fuscicollis White-rumped SandpiperAvesParadiseNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesParadiseNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesParadiseNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesParadiseNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's PhalaropeAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesParadiseNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesParadiseNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesParadiseNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesParadiseNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesParadiseNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesParadiseNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesParadiseNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesParadiseNN Reference
197 species are listed.