Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesUnionNN Reference
Empidonax alnorum Alder FlycatcherAvesUnionNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesUnionNE Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesUnionNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesUnionNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesUnionNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesUnionNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Anas americana American WigeonAvesUnionNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesUnionNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesUnionNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Vireo bellii Bell's VireoAvesUnionNS YesReference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesUnionNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesUnionNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesUnionNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesUnionNT YesReference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesUnionNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesUnionNN Reference
Anas discors Blue-winged TealAvesUnionNT Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesUnionNN YesReference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesUnionNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesUnionNN Reference
Branta hutchinsii Cackling GooseAvesUnionNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesUnionNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesUnionNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesUnionNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesUnionNN YesReference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesUnionNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Bucephala clangula Common GoldeneyeAvesUnionNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesUnionNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesUnionNN Reference
Mergus merganser Common MerganserAvesUnionNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesUnionNN Reference
Acanthis flammea Common RedpollAvesUnionNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesUnionNN Reference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesUnionNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesUnionNS Reference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesUnionNN Reference
Calidris alpina DunlinAvesUnionNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesUnionNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesUnionNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesUnionNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesUnionNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesUnionNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesUnionNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesUnionNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesUnionNS Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Anas strepera GadwallAvesUnionNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesUnionNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesUnionNN YesReference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesUnionNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesUnionNN Reference
Ardea alba Great EgretAvesUnionNT YesReference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesUnionNN Reference
Aythya marila Greater ScaupAvesUnionNN YesReference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesUnionNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesUnionNN Reference
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesUnionNS YesReference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesUnionNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesUnionNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesUnionNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesUnionNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesUnionNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesUnionNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesUnionNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesUnionNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesUnionNN YesReference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesUnionNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesUnionNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesUnionNN Reference
Geothlypis philadelphia Mourning WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesUnionNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesUnionNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesUnionNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesUnionNN Reference
Circus cyaneus Northern HarrierAvesUnionNT YesReference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesUnionNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesUnionNN Reference
Anas clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesUnionNE Reference
Parkesia noveboracensis Northern WaterthrushAvesUnionNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesUnionNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesUnionNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesUnionNN YesReference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesUnionNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesUnionNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesUnionNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesUnionNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesUnionNN YesReference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesUnionNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesUnionNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesUnionNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesUnionNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesUnionNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesUnionNN Reference
Chen rossii Ross's GooseAvesUnionNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesUnionNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesUnionNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesUnionNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesUnionNN Reference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesUnionNS YesReference
Asio flammeus Short-eared OwlAvesUnionNE YesReference
Chen caerulescens Snow GooseAvesUnionNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesUnionNE YesReference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesUnionNN Reference
Melanitta perspicillata Surf ScoterAvesUnionNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesUnionNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesUnionNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesUnionNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesUnionNN Reference
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper SparrowAvesUnionNE YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesUnionNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesUnionNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesUnionNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesUnionNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesUnionNN Reference
Gallinago delicata Wilson's SnipeAvesUnionNN YesReference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesUnionNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesUnionNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesUnionNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesUnionNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesUnionNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesUnionNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesUnionNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesUnionNN Reference
161 species are listed.