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: McLean.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesMcLeanNE YesReference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Ambystoma talpoideum Mole SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN YesReference
Ambystoma texanum Smallmouth SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum Eastern Tiger SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Anguispira alternata Flamed DiscGastropodaMcLeanNN Reference
Anser caerulescens Snow GooseAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate PerchActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Arcidens confragosus Rock PocketbookBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Asio flammeus Short-eared OwlAvesMcLeanNE YesReference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Barbicambarus cornutus Bottlebrush CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNS YesReference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Calidris fuscicollis White-rumped SandpiperAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Cambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Campostoma oligolepis Largescale StonerollerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Centrarchus macropterus FlierActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Charadrius semipalmatus Semipalmated PloverAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Circus hudsonius Northern HarrierAvesMcLeanNT YesReference
Clonophis kirtlandii Kirtland's SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNT YesReference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN YesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Cycleptus elongatus Blue SuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Cyclonaias nodulata WartybackBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Dreissena polymorpha Zebra MusselBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy SunfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ellipsaria lineolata ButterflyBivalviaMcLeanNN YesReference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaMcLeanNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek ChubsuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Erimyzon sucetta Lake ChubsuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNT YesReference
Esox americanus Grass PickerelActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Esox lucius Northern PikeActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Etheostoma asprigene Mud DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Etheostoma gracile Slough DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Faxonius immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Faxonius rafinesquei Rough River CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Fusconaia subrotunda LongsolidBivalviaMcLeanNN YesReference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaMcLeanNN YesReference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesMcLeanNT YesReference
Hiodon alosoides GoldeyeActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Hiodon tergisus MooneyeActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Hybopsis amnis Pallid ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNE YesReference
Hyla avivoca Bird-voiced TreefrogAmphibiaMcLeanNS YesReference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Hyla cinerea Green TreefrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN YesReference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver CarpActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Ictiobus niger Black BuffaloActinopterygiiMcLeanNS YesReference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesMcLeanNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Devil CrayfishMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Lampsilis ovata PocketbookBivalviaMcLeanNE YesReference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Lasmigona complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted GarActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepisosteus platostomus Shortnose GarActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis auritus Redbreast SunfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Notropis buchanani Ghost ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Notropis shumardi Silverband ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Noturus nocturnus Freckled MadtomActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaMcLeanNN YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaMcLeanNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Pleurobema cordatum Ohio PigtoeBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Potamilus ohiensis Pink PapershellBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Quadrula apiculata Southern MapleleafBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN YesReference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaMcLeanNN YesReference
Reginaia ebenus EbonyshellBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiMcLeanNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Siren intermedia nettingi Western Lesser SirenAmphibiaMcLeanNN YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Spinus pinus Pine SiskinAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesMcLeanNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Taxidea taxus American BadgerMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaMcLeanNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Truncilla donaciformis FawnsfootBivalviaMcLeanNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesMcLeanNS YesReference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaMcLeanNS YesReference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaMcLeanNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesMcLeanNN Reference

297 species are listed