Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesJohnsonNS YesReference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN YesReference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Aythya americana RedheadAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Cambarus theepiensis Coalfields CrayfishMalacostracaJohnsonNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Circus hudsonius Northern HarrierAvesJohnsonNT YesReference
Clinostomus funduloides Rosyside DaceActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Corvus corax Common RavenAvesJohnsonNT YesReference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN YesReference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaJohnsonNE YesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN YesReference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaJohnsonNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesJohnsonNE Reference
Fusconaia subrotunda LongsolidBivalviaJohnsonNN YesReference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Glaucomys volans Southern Flying SquirrelMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesJohnsonNT YesReference
Haplotrema concavum Gray-foot LancetoothGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaJohnsonNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiJohnsonNT YesReference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Inflectarius inflectus ShagreenGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesJohnsonNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiJohnsonNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaJohnsonNS YesReference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lepomis auritus Redbreast SunfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Mesodon mitchellianus Sealed GlobeletGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaJohnsonTE Reference
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping MouseMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaJohnsonNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaJohnsonNN YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesJohnsonNS YesReference
Parascalops breweri Hairy-tailed MoleMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Patera appressa Flat BladetoothGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Percina evides Gilt DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Percopsis omiscomaycus Trout-PerchActinopterygiiJohnsonNS Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested CormorantAvesJohnsonNT Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Physa acuta Pewter PhysaGastropodaJohnsonNN Reference
Piaractus brachypomus Redbellied PacuActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesJohnsonNE YesReference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaJohnsonNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaJohnsonNN YesReference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Salmo trutta Brown TroutActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern SpadefootAmphibiaJohnsonNN YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted NuthatchAvesJohnsonNE YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Sorex fumeus Smoky ShrewMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Spatula clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesJohnsonNE Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesJohnsonNT Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Sphaerium striatinum Striated FingernailclamBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaJohnsonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaJohnsonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaJohnsonNS YesReference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesJohnsonNT YesReference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesJohnsonNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaJohnsonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesJohnsonNN Reference

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