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: Switzer.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesSwitzerNT YesReference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Oceanodroma castro Band-rumped Storm-petrelAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesSwitzerNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesSwitzerNS YesReference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesSwitzerNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesSwitzerNE YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Gallinula galeata Common GallinuleAvesSwitzerNT YesReference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesSwitzerNS Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Tringa melanoleuca Greater YellowlegsAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesSwitzerNS YesReference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Tringa flavipes Lesser YellowlegsAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesSwitzerNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesSwitzerNS YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Calidris melanotos Pectoral SandpiperAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesSwitzerNE YesReference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesSwitzerNS YesReference
Buteo lagopus Rough-legged HawkAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Icterus parisorum Scott's OrioleAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Calidris pusilla Semipalmated SandpiperAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesSwitzerNS YesReference
Tringa solitaria Solitary SandpiperAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesSwitzerNE YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Aechmophorus occidentalis Western GrebeAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Tringa semipalmata WilletAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesSwitzerNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesSwitzerNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesSwitzerNN Reference
145 species are listed.