Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesRobertsonNS YesReference
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket FrogAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Anguilla rostrata American EelActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Antigone canadensis Sandhill CraneAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaRobertsonNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesRobertsonNS YesReference
Certhia americana Brown CreeperAvesRobertsonNE YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesRobertsonNT YesReference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaRobertsonNE YesReference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Cycleptus elongatus Blue SuckerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Cyclonaias pustulosa PimplebackBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple WartybackBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Cyprogenia stegaria FanshellBivalviaRobertsonEE YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaRobertsonNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma variatum Variegate DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaRobertsonNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Fusconaia subrotunda LongsolidBivalviaRobertsonNN YesReference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesRobertsonNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandshellBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Lasmigona complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Ligumia recta Black SandshellBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Lota lota BurbotActinopterygiiRobertsonNS YesReference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal ChubActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Moxostoma carinatum River RedhorseActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Neohelix albolabris WhitelipGastropodaRobertsonNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Nocomis micropogon River ChubActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Nothonotus camurus Bluebreast DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn WartybackBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Obovaria subrotunda Round HickorynutBivalviaRobertsonNN YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Oporornis agilis Connecticut WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Pandion haliaetus OspreyAvesRobertsonNS YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Percina copelandi Channel DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Percina evides Gilt DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose DarterActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Pleurobema sintoxia Round PigtoeBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaRobertsonNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Sander vitreus WalleyeActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga palmarum Palm WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaRobertsonNN Reference
Theliderma metanevra MonkeyfaceBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Truncilla donaciformis FawnsfootBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaRobertsonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesRobertsonNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesRobertsonNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaRobertsonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesRobertsonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesRobertsonNN Reference

262 species are listed