Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Actinonaias ligamentina MucketBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell MusselBivalviaWashingtonNN YesReference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Ambloplites rupestris Rock BassActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Ameiurus nebulosus Brown BullheadActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Anguilla rostrata American EelActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Antrostomus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widowAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed ShrewMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaWashingtonNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaWashingtonNN Reference
Campostoma anomalum Ohio StonerollerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Carpiodes cyprinus QuillbackActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Carpiodes velifer Highfin CarpsuckerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Catharus fuscescens VeeryAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesWashingtonNS YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Chondestes grammacus Lark SparrowAvesWashingtonNT YesReference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Cyprinella galactura Whitetail ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Dolichonyx oryzivorus BobolinkAvesWashingtonNS YesReference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Elimia ebenum Ebony ElimiaGastropodaWashingtonNN Reference
Elimia semicarinata Fine-ridged ElimiaGastropodaWashingtonNN Reference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown BatMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma kennicotti Stripetail DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma lawrencei Headwater DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Etheostoma zonale Banded DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Euphagus carolinus Rusty BlackbirdAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaWashingtonNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaWashingtonNN Reference
Ferrissia rivularis Creeping AncylidGastropodaWashingtonNN Reference
Fundulus catenatus Northern StudfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Fusconaia flava Wabash PigtoeBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Haemorhous mexicanus House FinchAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaWashingtonNN Reference
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye ChubActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hog SuckerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed JuncoAvesWashingtonNS Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Devil CrayfishMalacostracaWashingtonNN Reference
Laevapex fuscus Dusky AcylidGastropodaWashingtonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Lampsilis cardium Plain PocketbookBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Lampsilis fasciola Wavyrayed LampmusselBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Lampsilis siliquoidea FatmucketBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Lasmigona complanata White HeelsplitterBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Lasmigona costata FlutedshellBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth BassActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow VoleMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Microtus pinetorum Woodland VoleMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white WarblerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Morone americana White PerchActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth RedhorseActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Mustela nivalis Least WeaselMammaliaWashingtonNS Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis boops Bigeye ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis buchanani Ghost ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis photogenis Silver ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis rubellus Rosyface ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis stramineus Sand ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis telescopus Telescope ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Notropis volucellus Mimic ShinerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Noturus flavus StonecatActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Parkesia motacilla Louisiana WaterthrushAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead DarterActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed MouseMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff SwallowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Peucaea aestivalis Bachman's SparrowAvesWashingtonNE YesReference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Pimephales promelas Fathead MinnowActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Pleurocera canaliculata Silty HornsnailGastropodaWashingtonNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris KidneyshellBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Quadrula quadrula MapleleafBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaWashingtonNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaWashingtonNN YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned KingletAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Reithrodontomys humulis Eastern Harvest MouseMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Sander canadensis SaugerActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern MoleMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox SquirrelMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Scolopax minor American WoodcockAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiWashingtonNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Setophaga citrina Hooded WarblerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated WarblerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Setophaga petechia Yellow WarblerAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Sorex longirostris Southeastern ShrewMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged SwallowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-doveAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Strophitus undulatus CreeperBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Tamias striatus Eastern ChipmunkMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's WrenAvesWashingtonNS YesReference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Toxolasma parvum LilliputBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaWashingtonNN Reference
Tritogonia verrucosa PistolgripBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Truncilla truncata DeertoeBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesWashingtonNS YesReference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Utterbackia imbecillis Paper PondshellBivalviaWashingtonNN Reference
Vermivora cyanoptera Blue-winged WarblerAvesWashingtonNN YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaWashingtonNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesWashingtonNN Reference

282 species are listed