Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Accipiter gentilis Northern GoshawkAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaOwsleyNN YesReference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Aythya collaris Ring-necked DuckAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Calephelis borealis Northern MetalmarkInsectaOwsleyNT Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Cambarus guenteri Redbird CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Cambarus parvoculus Mountain Midget CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNT YesReference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaOwsleyNS YesReference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN YesReference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaOwsleyNE YesReference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Culaea inconstans Brook SticklebackActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN YesReference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Elimia costifera Corded ElimiaGastropodaOwsleyNN Reference
Elimia ebenum Ebony ElimiaGastropodaOwsleyNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaOwsleyNN Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Epioblasma triquetra SnuffboxBivalviaOwsleyEE YesReference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Esox masquinongy MuskellungeActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma baileyi Emerald DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN YesReference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma spilotum Kentucky Arrow DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyTT YesReference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaOwsleyNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaOwsleyNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Fusconaia subrotunda LongsolidBivalviaOwsleyNN YesReference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaOwsleyNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio LampreyCephalaspidomorphiOwsleyNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiOwsleyNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lepomis auritus Redbreast SunfishActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Maccaffertium bednariki A Heptageniid MayflyInsectaOwsleyNS Reference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Micropterus coosae Redeye BassActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaOwsleyET YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaOwsleyTE Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaOwsleyEE YesReference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaOwsleyNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Nocomis effusus Redtail ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Nothonotus camurus Bluebreast DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Nothonotus tippecanoe Tippecanoe DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis ariommus Popeye ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Noturus elegans Elegant MadtomActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Noturus eleutherus Mountain MadtomActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Noturus stigmosus Northern MadtomActinopterygiiOwsleyNS YesReference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaOwsleyNN YesReference
Ochrotomys nuttalli Golden MouseMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina evides Gilt DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina shumardi River DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Percina stictogaster Frecklebelly DarterActinopterygiiOwsleyNN YesReference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaOwsleyNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaOwsleyNN YesReference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Sorex fumeus Smoky ShrewMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaOwsleyNN Reference
Theliderma cylindrica RabbitsfootBivalviaOwsleyPST YesReference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Toxolasma parvum LilliputBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesOwsleyNN YesReference
Villosa iris RainbowBivalviaOwsleyNN Reference
Villosa lienosa Little SpectaclecaseBivalviaOwsleyNS YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesOwsleyNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaOwsleyNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesOwsleyNN Reference

286 species are listed