Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesPerryNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesPerryNS YesReference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesPerryNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern Sand DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesPerryNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesPerryNN Reference
Aneides aeneus Green SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN YesReference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesPerryNN YesReference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Appalachina sayana Spike-lip CraterGastropodaPerryNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesPerryNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesPerryNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesPerryNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesPerryNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesPerryNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesPerryNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesPerryNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesPerryNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesPerryNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesPerryNN Reference
Calidris minutilla Least SandpiperAvesPerryNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Cambarus hatfieldi Tug Valley CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Cambarus hazardi Brawny CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Cambarus parvoculus Mountain Midget CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNT YesReference
Cambarus taylori Cutshin CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Carassius auratus GoldfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesPerryNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesPerryNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesPerryNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Cervus elaphus ElkMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesPerryNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesPerryNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Chrosomus cumberlandensis Blackside DaceActinopterygiiPerryTT YesReference
Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern Redbelly DaceActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesPerryNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesPerryNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesPerryNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesPerryNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesPerryNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesPerryNN Reference
Corvus corax Common RavenAvesPerryNT YesReference
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared BatMammaliaPerryNS YesReference
Cottus bairdii Mottled SculpinActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaPerryNN YesReference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesPerryNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Deroceras laeve Meadow SlugGastropodaPerryNN Reference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN YesReference
Desmognathus monticola Seal SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Desmognathus welteri Black Mountain SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin ShadActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesPerryNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesPerryNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesPerryNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesPerryNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesPerryNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline ChubActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Esox masquinongy MuskellungeActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Etheostoma baileyi Emerald DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN YesReference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Etheostoma spilotum Kentucky Arrow DarterActinopterygiiPerryTT YesReference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesPerryNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Faxonius kentuckiensis Kentucky CrayfishMalacostracaPerryNN Reference
Fundulus catenatus Northern StudfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesPerryNN Reference
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi Kentucky Spring SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesPerryNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesPerryNT YesReference
Haplotrema concavum Gray-foot LancetoothGastropodaPerryNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesPerryNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesPerryNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio LampreyCephalaspidomorphiPerryNN Reference
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiPerryNT YesReference
Ictalurus furcatus Blue CatfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesPerryNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesPerryNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesPerryNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Inflectarius inflectus ShagreenGastropodaPerryNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lampetra aepyptera Least Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiPerryNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary BatMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lepomis auritus Redbreast SunfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lepomis gibbosus PumpkinseedActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lethenteron appendix American Brook LampreyCephalaspidomorphiPerryNT YesReference
Limnothlypis swainsonii Swainson's WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver ChubActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesPerryNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesPerryNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesPerryNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesPerryNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesPerryNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Micropterus coosae Redeye BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Morone saxatilis Striped BassActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesPerryNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaPerryET YesReference
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed MyotisMammaliaPerryNT YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaPerryTE Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Neotoma magister Allegheny WoodratMammaliaPerryNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Nothonotus camurus Bluebreast DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Notropis ariommus Popeye ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Noturus elegans Elegant MadtomActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Noturus eleutherus Mountain MadtomActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Noturus miurus Brindled MadtomActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Noturus nocturnus Freckled MadtomActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Noturus stigmosus Northern MadtomActinopterygiiPerryNS YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow TroutActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesPerryNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesPerryNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesPerryNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesPerryNN Reference
Patera appressa Flat BladetoothGastropodaPerryNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Percina evides Gilt DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Percina sciera Dusky DarterActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesPerryNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesPerryNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesPerryNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Plethodon kentucki Cumberland Plateau SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN YesReference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Pleurobema cordatum Ohio PigtoeBivalviaPerryNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesPerryNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesPerryNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesPerryNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesPerryNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaPerryNN Reference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaPerryNN YesReference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesPerryNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiPerryNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga pinus Pine WarblerAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesPerryNN Reference
Setophaga virens Black-throated Green WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesPerryNN Reference
Sorex fumeus Smoky ShrewMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Sorex hoyi Pygmy ShrewMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesPerryNT Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesPerryNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesPerryNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesPerryNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesPerryNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesPerryNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesPerryNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesPerryNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesPerryNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaPerryNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesPerryNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesPerryNN Reference
Triodopsis tridentata Northern ThreetoothGastropodaPerryNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesPerryNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesPerryNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesPerryNN Reference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaPerryNS YesReference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesPerryNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesPerryNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesPerryNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesPerryNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesPerryNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaPerryNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesPerryNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesPerryNN Reference

292 species are listed