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: Carroll.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesCarrollNN Reference
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket FrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesCarrollNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesCarrollNN Reference
Anguilla rostrata American EelActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Anodontoides ferussacianus Cylindrical PapershellBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Anser rossii Ross's GooseAvesCarrollNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Aquila chrysaetos Golden EagleAvesCarrollNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesCarrollNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesCarrollNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesCarrollNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesCarrollNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesCarrollNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesCarrollNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesCarrollNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesCarrollNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesCarrollNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesCarrollNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesCarrollNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesCarrollNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesCarrollNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesCarrollNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesCarrollNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesCarrollNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesCarrollNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaCarrollNE YesReference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesCarrollNN Reference
Cycleptus elongatus Blue SuckerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Cyclonaias nodulata WartybackBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Dreissena polymorpha Zebra MusselBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Ellipsaria lineolata ButterflyBivalviaCarrollNN YesReference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaCarrollNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesCarrollNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesCarrollNE YesReference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaCarrollNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaCarrollNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesCarrollNE Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesCarrollNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesCarrollNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesCarrollNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesCarrollNT YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Hiodon alosoides GoldeyeActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Hiodon tergisus MooneyeActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaCarrollNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver CarpActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead CarpActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesCarrollNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesCarrollNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesCarrollNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ixobrychus exilis Least BitternAvesCarrollNT YesReference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesCarrollNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lampsilis abrupta Pink MucketBivalviaCarrollEE YesReference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaCarrollNE YesReference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Lasmigona complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's GullAvesCarrollNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesCarrollNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesCarrollNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Melanitta americana Black ScoterAvesCarrollNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesCarrollNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Mesodon elevatus Proud GlobeGastropodaCarrollNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesCarrollNN Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaCarrollEE YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notropis blennius River ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notropis buchanani Ghost ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Notropis wickliffi Channel ShinerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole MadtomActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Obovaria olivaria HickorynutBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Obovaria retusa Ring PinkBivalviaCarrollEE YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesCarrollNN Reference
Perca flavescens Yellow PerchActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesCarrollNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Plethobasus cooperianus Orangefoot PimplebackBivalviaCarrollEE YesReference
Plethobasus cyphyus SheepnoseBivalviaCarrollEE YesReference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Plethodon electromorphus Northern Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Pleurobema cordatum Ohio PigtoeBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Pleurobema rubrum Pyramid PigtoeBivalviaCarrollNE YesReference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesCarrollNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesCarrollNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesCarrollNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesCarrollNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaCarrollNN Reference
Rana pipiens Northern Leopard FrogAmphibiaCarrollNS YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Reginaia ebenus EbonyshellBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Riparia riparia Bank SwallowAvesCarrollNS YesReference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesCarrollNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesCarrollNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesCarrollNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander MusselBivalviaCarrollNT YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesCarrollNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesCarrollNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesCarrollNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesCarrollNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesCarrollNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Theliderma metanevra MonkeyfaceBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesCarrollNN Reference
Toxolasma parvum LilliputBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesCarrollNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaCarrollNN Reference
Triodopsis tridentata Northern ThreetoothGastropodaCarrollNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesCarrollNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesCarrollNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesCarrollNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesCarrollNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaCarrollNN Reference
Utterbackia imbecillis Paper PondshellBivalviaCarrollNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesCarrollNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesCarrollNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesCarrollNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesCarrollNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesCarrollNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesCarrollNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesCarrollNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesCarrollNN Reference

294 species are listed