Species Information

Species observations for selected counties


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


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's HawkAvesWebsterNN Reference
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned HawkAvesWebsterNS YesReference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Actitis macularius Spotted SandpiperAvesWebsterNE YesReference
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged BlackbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Aix sponsa Wood DuckAvesWebsterNN Reference
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack HerringActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Amblema plicata ThreeridgeBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Ambystoma texanum Smallmouth SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum Eastern Tiger SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Ameiurus melas Black BullheadActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Ameiurus natalis Yellow BullheadActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Amia calva BowfinActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Ammodramus savannarum Grasshopper SparrowAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Anas acuta Northern PintailAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Anas crecca Green-winged TealAvesWebsterNN Reference
Anas platyrhynchos MallardAvesWebsterNN Reference
Anas rubripes American Black DuckAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Antrostomus vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-willAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate PerchActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater DrumActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated HummingbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Arcidens confragosus Rock PocketbookBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Ardea herodias Great Blue HeronAvesWebsterNN Reference
Aythya valisineria CanvasbackAvesWebsterNN Reference
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted TitmouseAvesWebsterNN Reference
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar WaxwingAvesWebsterNN Reference
Bonasa umbellus Ruffed GrouseAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Botaurus lentiginosus American BitternAvesWebsterNH YesReference
Branta canadensis Canada GooseAvesWebsterNN Reference
Bubo virginianus Great Horned OwlAvesWebsterNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed HawkAvesWebsterNN Reference
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered HawkAvesWebsterNN Reference
Buteo platypterus Broad-winged HawkAvesWebsterNN Reference
Butorides virescens Green HeronAvesWebsterNN Reference
Caecidotea intermedia No Common Name (Caecidotea intermedia)MalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Cambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Campostoma oligolepis Largescale StonerollerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Canis latrans CoyoteMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern CardinalAvesWebsterNN Reference
Carpiodes carpio River CarpsuckerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Castor canadensis American BeaverMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Cathartes aura Turkey VultureAvesWebsterNN Reference
Catostomus commersonii White SuckerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Centrarchus macropterus FlierActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Centronyx henslowii Henslow's SparrowAvesWebsterNS YesReference
Chaetura pelagica Chimney SwiftAvesWebsterNN Reference
Charadrius vociferus KilldeerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Circus hudsonius Northern HarrierAvesWebsterNT YesReference
Cistothorus platensis Sedge WrenAvesWebsterNS YesReference
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed CuckooAvesWebsterNN Reference
Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed CuckooAvesWebsterNN Reference
Colaptes auratus Northern FlickerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Colinus virginianus Northern BobwhiteAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Columba livia Rock PigeonAvesWebsterNN Reference
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-PeweeAvesWebsterNN Reference
Coragyps atratus Black VultureAvesWebsterNN Reference
Corbicula fluminea Asian ClamBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Corvus brachyrhynchos American CrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Corvus ossifragus Fish CrowAvesWebsterNS Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass CarpActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Cyanocitta cristata Blue JayAvesWebsterNN Reference
Cyprinella lutrensis Red ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Cyprinus carpio Common CarpActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded ArmadilloMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Didelphis virginiana Virginia OpossumMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard ShadActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Dryobates pubescens Downy WoodpeckerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Dryobates villosus Hairy WoodpeckerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated WoodpeckerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Dumetella carolinensis Gray CatbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Elliptio crassidens ElephantearBivalviaWebsterNN YesReference
Empidonax traillii Willow FlycatcherAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Empidonax virescens Acadian FlycatcherAvesWebsterNN Reference
Eremophila alpestris Horned LarkAvesWebsterNN Reference
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw MinnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek ChubsuckerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Esox americanus Grass PickerelActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Etheostoma asprigene Mud DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Etheostoma gracile Slough DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Etheostoma kennicotti Stripetail DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Etheostoma squamiceps Spottail DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Etheostoma stigmaeum Speckled DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Euphyes dukesi Dukes' SkipperInsectaWebsterNT Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Eurynia dilatata SpikeBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Falco columbarius MerlinAvesWebsterNN Reference
Falco peregrinus Peregrine FalconAvesWebsterNE YesReference
Falco sparverius American KestrelAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Faxonius immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Faxonius kentuckiensis Kentucky CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Faxonius rafinesquei Rough River CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Faxonius sanbornii Sanborn's CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Faxonius tricuspis Western Highland CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Fulica americana American CootAvesWebsterNE Reference
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe TopminnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted TopminnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Gambusia affinis Western MosquitofishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky WarblerAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Geothlypis trichas Common YellowthroatAvesWebsterNN Reference
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald EagleAvesWebsterNT YesReference
Helisoma anceps Two-ridged Rams-hornGastropodaWebsterNN Reference
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating WarblerAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Hiodon alosoides GoldeyeActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Hirundo rustica Barn SwallowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery MinnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Hylocichla mustelina Wood ThrushAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver CarpActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Ictalurus punctatus Channel CatfishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted ChatAvesWebsterNN Reference
Icterus galbula Baltimore OrioleAvesWebsterNN Reference
Icterus spurius Orchard OrioleAvesWebsterNN Reference
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth BuffaloActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Labidesthes sicculus Brook SilversideActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Devil CrayfishMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead ShrikeAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red BatMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted GarActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose GarActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepomis cyanellus Green SunfishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepomis gulosus WarmouthActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted SunfishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepomis macrochirus BluegillActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepomis megalotis Longear SunfishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lepomis microlophus Redear SunfishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Leptodea fragilis Fragile PapershellBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Lontra canadensis Northern River OtterMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lynx rufus BobcatMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Marmota monax WoodchuckMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Megaceryle alcyon Belted KingfisherAvesWebsterNN Reference
Megalonaias nervosa WashboardBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Megascops asio Eastern Screech-OwlAvesWebsterNN Reference
Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied WoodpeckerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed WoodpeckerAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Meleagris gallopavo Wild TurkeyAvesWebsterNN Reference
Melospiza georgiana Swamp SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Melospiza melodia Song SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Mephitis mephitis Striped SkunkMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted BassActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth BassActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie VoleMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Mimus polyglottos Northern MockingbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Minytrema melanops Spotted SuckerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Molothrus ater Brown-headed CowbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Morone chrysops White BassActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Moxostoma anisurum Silver RedhorseActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Moxostoma duquesnei Black RedhorseActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden RedhorseActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Musculium transversum Long FingernailclamBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Mustela vison American MinkMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Myiarchus crinitus Great Crested FlycatcherAvesWebsterNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Notropis atherinoides Emerald ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Notropis buchanani Ghost ShinerActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole MadtomActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Nycticeius humeralis Evening BatMammaliaWebsterNS YesReference
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed DeerMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Ondatra zibethicus MuskratMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose MinnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Passer domesticus House SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Passerella iliaca Fox SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Passerina caerulea Blue GrosbeakAvesWebsterNN Reference
Passerina cyanea Indigo BuntingAvesWebsterNN Reference
Percina caprodes LogperchActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Percina maculata Blackside DarterActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth MinnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose MinnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead MinnowActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern TowheeAvesWebsterNN Reference
Piranga olivacea Scarlet TanagerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Piranga rubra Summer TanagerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow BuntingAvesWebsterNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed GrebeAvesWebsterNE YesReference
Poecile atricapillus Black-capped ChickadeeAvesWebsterNN Reference
Poecile carolinensis Carolina ChickadeeAvesWebsterNN Reference
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray GnatcatcherAvesWebsterNN Reference
Pomoxis annularis White CrappieActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black CrappieActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Potamilus alatus Pink HeelsplitterBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Procyon lotor Northern RaccoonMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Progne subis Purple MartinAvesWebsterNN Reference
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary WarblerAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Pseudosuccinea columella Mimic LymnaeaGastropodaWebsterNN Reference
Pyganodon grandis Giant FloaterBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead CatfishActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Quiscalus quiscula Common GrackleAvesWebsterNN Reference
Rana areolata circulosa Northern Crawfish FrogAmphibiaWebsterNS YesReference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaWebsterNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaWebsterNN YesReference
Reginaia ebenus EbonyshellBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose DaceActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Sayornis phoebe Eastern PhoebeAvesWebsterNN Reference
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern SpadefootAmphibiaWebsterNN YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray SquirrelMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Seiurus aurocapilla OvenbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek ChubActinopterygiiWebsterNN Reference
Setophaga americana Northern ParulaAvesWebsterNN Reference
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean WarblerAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Setophaga coronata Yellow-rumped WarblerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Setophaga discolor Prairie WarblerAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Sialia sialis Eastern BluebirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Siren intermedia nettingi Western Lesser SirenAmphibiaWebsterNN YesReference
Sitta carolinensis White-breasted NuthatchAvesWebsterNN Reference
Spatula discors Blue-winged TealAvesWebsterNT Reference
Sphaerium simile Grooved FingernailclamBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied SapsuckerAvesWebsterNN Reference
Spinus tristis American GoldfinchAvesWebsterNN Reference
Spiza americana DickcisselAvesWebsterNN YesReference
Spizella passerina Chipping SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Spizella pusilla Field SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Strix varia Barred OwlAvesWebsterNN Reference
Sturnella magna Eastern MeadowlarkAvesWebsterNN Reference
Sturnus vulgaris European StarlingAvesWebsterNN Reference
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern CottontailMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Synaptomys cooperi Southern Bog LemmingMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Synurella bifurca No Common Name (Synurella bifurca)MalacostracaWebsterNN Reference
Tachycineta bicolor Tree SwallowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina WrenAvesWebsterNN Reference
Toxostoma rufum Brown ThrasherAvesWebsterNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaWebsterNN Reference
Troglodytes aedon House WrenAvesWebsterNN Reference
Turdus migratorius American RobinAvesWebsterNN Reference
Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed FlycatcherAvesWebsterNN Reference
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern KingbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Tyto alba Barn OwlAvesWebsterNS YesReference
Uniomerus tetralasmus PondhornBivalviaWebsterNN Reference
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray FoxMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Vireo bellii Bell's VireoAvesWebsterNS YesReference
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated VireoAvesWebsterNN Reference
Vireo gilvus Warbling VireoAvesWebsterNN Reference
Vireo griseus White-eyed VireoAvesWebsterNN Reference
Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed VireoAvesWebsterNN Reference
Vulpes vulpes Red FoxMammaliaWebsterNN Reference
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Yellow-headed BlackbirdAvesWebsterNN Reference
Zenaida macroura Mourning DoveAvesWebsterNN Reference
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference
Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned SparrowAvesWebsterNN Reference

277 species are listed