Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesLeslieNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Anguispira rugoderma Pine Mountain DiscGastropodaLeslieNE Reference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Appalachina sayana Spike-lip CraterGastropodaLeslieNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesLeslieNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesLeslieNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesLeslieNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesLeslieNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesLeslieNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesLeslieNN Reference
Calephelis borealis Northern MetalmarkInsectaLeslieNT Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus guenteri Redbird CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus jezerinaci Spiny Scale CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus parvoculus Mountain Midget CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNT YesReference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Cambarus taylori Cutshin CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Carassius auratus GoldfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesLeslieNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesLeslieNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesLeslieNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesLeslieNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaLeslieNS YesReference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaLeslieNN YesReference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaLeslieNE YesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesLeslieNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Desmognathus ochrophaeus Allegheny Mountain Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaLeslieNN Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesLeslieNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaLeslieEE YesReference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Esox masquinongy MuskellungeActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma baileyi Emerald DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN YesReference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma kennicotti Stripetail DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma spilotum Kentucky Arrow DarterActinopterygiiLeslieTT YesReference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Eudocimus albus White IbisAvesLeslieNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaLeslieNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaLeslieNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaLeslieNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesLeslieNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesLeslieNN Reference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaLeslieNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio LampreyCephalaspidomorphiLeslieNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiLeslieNT YesReference
Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Silver LampreyCephalaspidomorphiLeslieNN Reference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesLeslieNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Laevapex fuscus Dusky AcylidGastropodaLeslieNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary BatMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Lepomis auritus Redbreast SunfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Lethenteron appendix American Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiLeslieNT YesReference
Limax maximus Giant GardenslugGastropodaLeslieNN Reference
Limnothlypis swainsonii Swainson's WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Maccaffertium bednariki A Heptageniid MayflyInsectaLeslieNS Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesLeslieNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesLeslieNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Microtus pinetorum Woodland VoleMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed MyotisMammaliaLeslieNT YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaLeslieTE Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaLeslieEE YesReference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaLeslieNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Nothonotus camurus Bluebreast DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Notropis ariommus Popeye ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Noturus elegans Elegant MadtomActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Noturus eleutherus Mountain MadtomActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Noturus stigmosus Northern MadtomActinopterygiiLeslieNS YesReference
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heronAvesLeslieNT YesReference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaLeslieNN YesReference
Ochrotomys nuttalli Golden MouseMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Parascalops breweri Hairy-tailed MoleMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesLeslieNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Percina evides Gilt DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Percina stictogaster Frecklebelly DarterActinopterygiiLeslieNN YesReference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Piaractus brachypomus Redbellied PacuActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesLeslieNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Plethodon kentucki Cumberland Plateau SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesLeslieNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesLeslieNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaLeslieNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaLeslieNN YesReference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesLeslieNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesLeslieNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesLeslieNN Reference
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander MusselBivalviaLeslieNT YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesLeslieNN Reference
Sorex cinereus Cinereus ShrewMammaliaLeslieNS YesReference
Sorex fumeus Smoky ShrewMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Sorex hoyi Pygmy ShrewMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Spilogale putorius Eastern Spotted SkunkMammaliaLeslieNS YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesLeslieNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesLeslieNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesLeslieNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesLeslieNN Reference
Sylvilagus obscurus Appalachian CottontailMammaliaLeslieNN YesReference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaLeslieNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLeslieNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesLeslieNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesLeslieNN Reference
Truncilla donaciformis FawnsfootBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesLeslieNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaLeslieNS YesReference
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged WarblerAvesLeslieNT YesReference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesLeslieNN YesReference
Villosa iris RainbowBivalviaLeslieNN Reference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaLeslieNS YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesLeslieNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesLeslieNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesLeslieNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesLeslieNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesLeslieNN Reference

288 species are listed