Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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List Species observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Estill.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesEstillNN Reference
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket FrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesEstillNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaEstillNN YesReference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesEstillNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesEstillNN YesReference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Anguilla rostrata American EelActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Anser rossii Ross's GooseAvesEstillNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesEstillNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesEstillNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesEstillNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesEstillNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesEstillNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesEstillNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesEstillNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesEstillNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Cambarus batchi Bluegrass CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Cambarus callainus Big Sandy CrayfishMalacostracaEstillTS YesReference
Cambarus guenteri Redbird CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Cambarus hazardi Brawny CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesEstillNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesEstillNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesEstillNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesEstillNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesEstillNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesEstillNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesEstillNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesEstillNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesEstillNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesEstillNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesEstillNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesEstillNN Reference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaEstillNS YesReference
Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus Virginia Big-eared BatMammaliaEstillEE YesReference
Cottus bairdii Mottled SculpinActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Cottus carolinae Banded SculpinActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaEstillNN YesReference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesEstillNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Cyprogenia stegaria FanshellBivalviaEstillEE YesReference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesEstillNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesEstillNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesEstillNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaEstillNN Reference
Ellipsaria lineolata ButterflyBivalviaEstillNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesEstillNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaEstillEE YesReference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Esox masquinongy MuskellungeActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Etheostoma baileyi Emerald DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN YesReference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesEstillNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaEstillNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesEstillNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesEstillNN Reference
Glaucomys volans Southern Flying SquirrelMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesEstillNN Reference
Haplotrema concavum Gray-foot LancetoothGastropodaEstillNN Reference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaEstillNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesEstillNN YesReference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Hiodon tergisus MooneyeActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesEstillNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaEstillNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesEstillNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio LampreyCephalaspidomorphiEstillNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiEstillNT YesReference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesEstillNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesEstillNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesEstillNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Larus argentatus Herring GullAvesEstillNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesEstillNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesEstillNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesEstillNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesEstillNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesEstillNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Mesomphix vulgatus Common ButtonGastropodaEstillNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Microtus pinetorum Woodland VoleMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Musculium partumeium Swamp FingernailclamBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesEstillNN Reference
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed MyotisMammaliaEstillNT YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaEstillTE Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaEstillEE YesReference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaEstillNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Nothonotus camurus Bluebreast DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Notropis ariommus Popeye ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notropis buchanani Ghost ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Nycticeius humeralis Evening BatMammaliaEstillNS YesReference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaEstillNN YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesEstillNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesEstillNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesEstillNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesEstillNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Percina shumardi River DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Percina stictogaster Frecklebelly DarterActinopterygiiEstillNN YesReference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesEstillNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesEstillNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesEstillNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesEstillNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Plethodon kentucki Cumberland Plateau SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Plethodon ventralis Southern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesEstillNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesEstillNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesEstillNN Reference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesEstillNN YesReference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus FrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Pseudanophthalmus exoticus Exotic Cave BeetleInsectaEstillNH Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesEstillNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaEstillNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Salvelinus fontinalis Brook TroutActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesEstillNN Reference
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern SpadefootAmphibiaEstillNN YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiEstillNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesEstillNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesEstillNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesEstillNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesEstillNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesEstillNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesEstillNN Reference
Sorex fumeus Smoky ShrewMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Sorex hoyi Pygmy ShrewMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Spilogale putorius Eastern Spotted SkunkMammaliaEstillNS YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesEstillNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesEstillNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesEstillNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesEstillNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesEstillNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesEstillNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesEstillNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesEstillNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesEstillNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesEstillNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaEstillNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesEstillNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesEstillNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesEstillNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Vaejovis carolinianus Southern Unstriped ScorpionArachnidaEstillNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesEstillNN YesReference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaEstillNS YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesEstillNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesEstillNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesEstillNN Reference
Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphia VireoAvesEstillNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaEstillNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesEstillNN Reference

319 species are listed