Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesScottNN Reference
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket FrogAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaScottNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesScottNN Reference
Alasmidonta marginata ElktoeBivalviaScottNT YesReference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaScottNN YesReference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaScottNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesScottNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesScottNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesScottNN YesReference
Anguispira kochi Banded GlobeGastropodaScottNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaScottNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesScottNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesScottNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaScottNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesScottNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesScottNN YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesScottNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesScottNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesScottNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesScottNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesScottNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesScottNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaScottNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaScottNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaScottNN Reference
Cardellina pusilla Wilson's WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesScottNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaScottNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesScottNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesScottNN Reference
Catharus guttatus Hermit ThrushAvesScottNN Reference
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's ThrushAvesScottNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesScottNS YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesScottNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesScottNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaScottNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesScottNT YesReference
Chordeiles minor Common NighthawkAvesScottNN Reference
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed DuckAvesScottNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesScottNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesScottNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesScottNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesScottNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaScottNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesScottNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesScottNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesScottNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaScottNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesScottNN Reference
Cottus carolinae Banded SculpinActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Cryptotis parva Least ShrewMammaliaScottNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesScottNN Reference
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple WartybackBivalviaScottNN Reference
Cygnus olor Mute SwanAvesScottNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaScottNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesScottNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesScottNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesScottNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaScottNN Reference
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied FlycatcherAvesScottNN Reference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesScottNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaScottNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaScottNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesScottNN YesReference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaScottNN Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaScottNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaScottNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaScottNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaScottNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted TopminnowActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaScottNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Gavia immer Common LoonAvesScottNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesScottNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesScottNN Reference
Glaucomys volans Southern Flying SquirrelMammaliaScottNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaScottNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesScottNN Reference
Haemorhous purpureus Purple FinchAvesScottNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesScottNT YesReference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaScottNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesScottNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesScottNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaScottNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesScottNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesScottNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesScottNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesScottNN Reference
Ictinia mississippiensis Mississippi KiteAvesScottNS YesReference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Inflectarius inflectus ShagreenGastropodaScottNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesScottNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Laevapex fuscus Dusky AcylidGastropodaScottNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaScottNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaScottNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesScottNN YesReference
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired BatMammaliaScottNN Reference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaScottNN Reference
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary BatMammaliaScottNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaScottNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lepomis gibbosus PumpkinseedActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaScottNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaScottNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaScottNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaScottNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesScottNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesScottNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesScottNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesScottNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesScottNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaScottNN Reference
Mesodon elevatus Proud GlobeGastropodaScottNN Reference
Mesodon thyroidus White-lip GlobeGastropodaScottNN Reference
Mesodon zaletus Toothed GlobeGastropodaScottNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaScottNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaScottNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaScottNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesScottNN Reference
Myotis grisescens Gray MyotisMammaliaScottET YesReference
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown BatMammaliaScottNN Reference
Myotis septentrionalis Northern MyotisMammaliaScottTE Reference
Myotis sodalis Indiana BatMammaliaScottEE YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Nocomis biguttatus Hornyhead ChubActinopterygiiScottNS Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Nycticeius humeralis Evening BatMammaliaScottNS YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaScottNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaScottNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Oreothlypis celata Orange-crowned WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Oreothlypis peregrina Tennessee WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Oreothlypis ruficapilla Nashville WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy DuckAvesScottNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesScottNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah SparrowAvesScottNS YesReference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesScottNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesScottNN Reference
Patera appressa Flat BladetoothGastropodaScottNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern PipistrelleMammaliaScottNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaScottNN Reference
Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii Prairie DeermouseMammaliaScottNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesScottNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesScottNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesScottNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Plethodon richmondi Ravine SalamanderAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked GrebeAvesScottNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesScottNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesScottNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper SparrowAvesScottNE YesReference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaScottNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesScottNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Pseudanophthalmus horni Garman's Cave BeetleInsectaScottNS Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaScottNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaScottNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesScottNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaScottNN Reference
Rana pipiens Northern Leopard FrogAmphibiaScottNS YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned KingletAvesScottNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesScottNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesScottNN Reference
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern MoleMammaliaScottNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaScottNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaScottNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesScottNN YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Selasphorus rufus Rufous HummingbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiScottNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga caerulescens Black-throated Blue WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga castanea Bay-breasted WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesScottNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga magnolia Magnolia WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga pensylvanica Chestnut-sided WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga ruticilla American RedstartAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga striata Blackpoll WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Setophaga tigrina Cape May WarblerAvesScottNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesScottNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesScottNN Reference
Spatula clypeata Northern ShovelerAvesScottNE Reference
Sphaerium fabale River FingernailclamBivalviaScottNN Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaScottNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesScottNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesScottNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesScottNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Spizelloides arborea American Tree SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesScottNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaScottNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaScottNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesScottNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesScottNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaScottNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesScottNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaScottNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaScottNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaScottNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesScottNS YesReference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesScottNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesScottNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaScottNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaScottNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesScottNN Reference
Troglodytes hiemalis Winter WrenAvesScottNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesScottNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesScottNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesScottNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaScottNN Reference
Ursus americanus American Black BearMammaliaScottNS YesReference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesScottNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesScottNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesScottNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesScottNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesScottNN Reference
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed VireoAvesScottNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaScottNN Reference
Zapus hudsonius Meadow Jumping MouseMammaliaScottNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesScottNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesScottNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesScottNN Reference

305 species are listed