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: Rushing Bay.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Recurvirostra americana American AvocetAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Fulica americana American CootAvesRushing BayNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Pluvialis dominica American Golden-ploverAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White PelicanAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris bairdii Baird's SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesRushing BayNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied PloverAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Archilochus alexandri Black-chinned HummingbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Himantopus mexicanus Black-necked StiltAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesRushing BayNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris subruficollis Buff-breasted SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian TernAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesRushing BayNS Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesRushing BayNT Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesRushing BayNS Reference
Sterna forsteri Forster's TernAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's GullAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesRushing BayNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted GooseAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Podiceps auritus Horned GrebeAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Limosa haemastica Hudsonian GodwitAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Sternula antillarum athalassos Interior Least TernAvesRushing BayEE YesReference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing GullAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's SparrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Aythya affinis Lesser ScaupAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Egretta caerulea Little Blue HeronAvesRushing BayNE YesReference
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed DowitcherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesRushing BayNS YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesRushing BayNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesRushing BayNS YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesRushing BayNE YesReference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesRushing BayNE YesReference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Chen rossii Ross's GooseAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Arenaria interpres Ruddy TurnstoneAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris alba SanderlingAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesRushing BayNS YesReference
Limnodromus griseus Short-billed DowitcherAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Egretta thula Snowy EgretAvesRushing BayNE Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesRushing BayNE YesReference
Calidris himantopus Stilt SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Limnothlypis swainsonii Swainson's WarblerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Cygnus columbianus Tundra SwanAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Ixoreus naevius Varied ThrushAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Calidris mauri Western SandpiperAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's PhalaropeAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesRushing BayNN YesReference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesRushing BayNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesRushing BayNN Reference
179 species are listed.