Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Species observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Bourbon.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket FrogAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesBourbonNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaBourbonNN YesReference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaBourbonNN YesReference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ameiurus nebulosus Brown BullheadActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesBourbonNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesBourbonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Anguispira alternata Flamed DiscGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Anodontoides ferussacianus Cylindrical PapershellBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Anthus rubescens American PipitAvesBourbonNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesBourbonNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesBourbonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesBourbonNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesBourbonNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesBourbonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesBourbonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesBourbonNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesBourbonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesBourbonNN Reference
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland LongspurAvesBourbonNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Carassius auratus GoldfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesBourbonNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesBourbonNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Cepaea nemoralis GrovesnailGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesBourbonNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesBourbonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesBourbonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesBourbonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesBourbonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesBourbonNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesBourbonNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesBourbonNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesBourbonNS YesReference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesBourbonNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaBourbonNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesBourbonNN Reference
Glyphyalinia rhoadsi Sculpted GlyphGastropodaBourbonNT Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesBourbonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaBourbonNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesBourbonNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesBourbonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesBourbonNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Inflectarius inflectus ShagreenGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Laevapex fuscus Dusky AcylidGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Lasmigona complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis gibbosus PumpkinseedActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Limax maximus Giant GardenslugGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesBourbonNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesBourbonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesBourbonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Mustela nivalis Least WeaselMammaliaBourbonNS Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Mycteria americana Wood StorkAvesBourbonTN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesBourbonNN Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaBourbonTE Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesBourbonNT YesReference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaBourbonNN YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesBourbonNS YesReference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesBourbonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesBourbonNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Percina shumardi River DarterActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii Prairie DeermouseMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesBourbonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesBourbonNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Pleurocera acuta Sharp HornsnailGastropodaBourbonNN Reference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesBourbonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesBourbonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesBourbonNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper SparrowAvesBourbonNE YesReference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesBourbonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesBourbonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaBourbonNN Reference
Rana pipiens Northern Leopard FrogAmphibiaBourbonNS YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesBourbonNN Reference
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern MoleMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiBourbonNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesBourbonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesBourbonNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesBourbonNT Reference
Sphaerium fabale River FingernailclamBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesBourbonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesBourbonNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesBourbonNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesBourbonNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesBourbonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesBourbonNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaBourbonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesBourbonNN Reference
Toxolasma parvum LilliputBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesBourbonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesBourbonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesBourbonNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesBourbonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesBourbonNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesBourbonNS YesReference
Villosa iris RainbowBivalviaBourbonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesBourbonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesBourbonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesBourbonNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaBourbonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesBourbonNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesBourbonNN Reference

251 species are listed