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: Clinton.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesClintonNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesClintonNS YesReference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesClintonNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesClintonNN YesReference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesClintonNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesClintonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesClintonNN YesReference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesClintonNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesClintonNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesClintonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesClintonNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesClintonNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesClintonNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesClintonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesClintonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesClintonNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesClintonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesClintonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesClintonNN Reference
Calopteryx dimidiata Sparkling JewelwingInsectaClintonNE Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Campostoma oligolepis Largescale StonerollerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesClintonNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesClintonNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesClintonNS YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesClintonNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesClintonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesClintonNN Reference
Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullAvesClintonNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesClintonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesClintonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesClintonNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesClintonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesClintonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesClintonNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaClintonNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesClintonNN Reference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaClintonNS YesReference
Cottus carolinae Banded SculpinActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaClintonNN YesReference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesClintonNN Reference
Cyprinella galactura Whitetail ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded ArmadilloMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Dromus dromas Dromedary PearlymusselBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesClintonNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesClintonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesClintonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Elimia ebenum Ebony ElimiaGastropodaClintonNN Reference
Elimia laqueata Panel ElimiaGastropodaClintonNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaClintonNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesClintonNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesClintonNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Esox masquinongy MuskellungeActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma crossopterum Fringed DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma lawrencei Headwater DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma obeyense Barcheek DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesClintonNN YesReference
Faxonius barri Cumberland Plateau Cave CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNT YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Faxonius durelli Saddle CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaClintonNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesClintonNE Reference
Fundulus catenatus Northern StudfishActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrowmouth ToadAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesClintonNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesClintonNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesClintonNN Reference
Glaucomys volans Southern Flying SquirrelMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesClintonNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesClintonNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesClintonNT YesReference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesClintonNN YesReference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesClintonNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaClintonNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesClintonNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesClintonNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesClintonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesClintonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesClintonNS Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaClintonNN YesReference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaClintonNE YesReference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesClintonNN YesReference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesClintonNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary BatMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Mareca strepera GadwallAvesClintonNN Reference
Margaritifera monodonta SpectaclecaseBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesClintonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesClintonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesClintonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesClintonNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesClintonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesClintonNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaClintonNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesClintonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesClintonNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaClintonET YesReference
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed MyotisMammaliaClintonNT YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaClintonTE Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaClintonEE YesReference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Neohelix albolabris WhitelipGastropodaClintonNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Notropis leuciodus Tennessee ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Notropis micropteryx Highland ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Notropis telescopus Telescope ShinerActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Obovaria retusa Ring PinkBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesClintonNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesClintonNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesClintonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesClintonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesClintonNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesClintonNT Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesClintonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesClintonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesClintonNN Reference
Plethobasus cooperianus Orangefoot PimplebackBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Plethodon ventralis Southern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Pleurobema plenum Rough PigtoeBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Pleurobema rubrum Pyramid PigtoeBivalviaClintonNE YesReference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesClintonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesClintonNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesClintonNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesClintonNN Reference
Rallus elegans King RailAvesClintonNE YesReference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaClintonNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaClintonNN YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesClintonNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesClintonNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Salvelinus namaycush Lake TroutActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesClintonNN Reference
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern MoleMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiClintonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesClintonNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesClintonNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesClintonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesClintonNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesClintonNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesClintonNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesClintonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesClintonNN Reference
Spatula clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesClintonNE Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesClintonNT Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesClintonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesClintonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesClintonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesClintonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesClintonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesClintonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesClintonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesClintonNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesClintonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesClintonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesClintonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesClintonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesClintonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesClintonNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesClintonNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Vaejovis carolinianus Southern Unstriped ScorpionArachnidaClintonNN Reference
Venustaconcha troostensis Cumberland BeanBivalviaClintonEE YesReference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesClintonNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesClintonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesClintonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesClintonNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesClintonNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaClintonNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaClintonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesClintonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesClintonNN Reference

293 species are listed