Species Information

Aves (Bird) observations for selected quads


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesWestplainsNS YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Bucephala albeola BuffleheadAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesWestplainsNS Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Picoides pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesWestplainsNS Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Picoides villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesWestplainsNS YesReference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesWestplainsNN YesReference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesWestplainsNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesWestplainsNN Reference
92 species are listed.