Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesMontgomeryNS YesReference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Anodontoides ferussacianus Cylindrical PapershellBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Cambarus deweesae Valley Flame CrayfishMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Cambarus hazardi Brawny CrayfishMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Cambarus thomai Little Brown MudbugMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Cottus bairdii Mottled SculpinActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Cygnus columbianus Tundra SwanAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesMontgomeryNS YesReference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaMontgomeryNN Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaMontgomeryEE YesReference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaMontgomeryNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesMontgomeryNT YesReference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaMontgomeryNN Reference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio LampreyCephalaspidomorphiMontgomeryNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesMontgomeryNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed GullAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary BatMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaMontgomeryNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Microtus pinetorum Woodland VoleMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Musculium partumeium Swamp FingernailclamBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaMontgomeryTE Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Ochrotomys nuttalli Golden MouseMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted GrosbeakAvesMontgomeryNS YesReference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Pomatiopsis cincinnatiensis Brown WalkerGastropodaMontgomeryNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Pseudosuccinea columella Mimic LymnaeaGastropodaMontgomeryNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaMontgomeryNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaMontgomeryNN YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Sorex hoyi Pygmy ShrewMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesMontgomeryNT Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Sphaerium striatinum Striated FingernailclamBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Spilogale putorius Eastern Spotted SkunkMammaliaMontgomeryNS YesReference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesMontgomeryNS YesReference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Toxolasma parvum LilliputBivalviaMontgomeryNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesMontgomeryNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaMontgomeryNS YesReference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesMontgomeryNN YesReference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaMontgomeryNS YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaMontgomeryNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesMontgomeryNN Reference

266 species are listed