Wildlife Field Guide

Scroll down for a look at the creatures of Lakeshore Village. Photos generously provided by residents Dr. Guoying Bing and Lou Leslie. Click on photo for information. 
Here's a handy bird identification app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology you can download to your iPhone or Android. 
The Central Kentucky Audubon Society website is another great resource.
Have a discovery to share?  Email us!

~ AVIAN ~

Osprey

(Bing)

(Bing)

Blue-Winged Teal

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Canvasback

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Sharp Shinned Hawk

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Great Blue Heron

(Bing)

(Bing)

Canada Goose (B)

(Bing)

(Bing)

Northern Shoveler

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Bufflehead

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Double-Crested Cormorant

(Bing)

(Bing)

Black Crowned Night Heron

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Hooded Mergansers

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Common Merganser

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Gull

(Bing)

(Bing)

Mallard (Female - Group)

(Bing)

(Bing)

Turkey Vulture

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Spotted Sandpiper

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Belted Kingfisher (Female)

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Belted Kingfisher (Male)

(Bing)

(Bing)

Lesser Scaup

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

American White Pelican

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Pied Bill Grebe

(Bing)

(Bing)

Yellow Rumped Warbler

(Bing)

(Bing)

Tufted Titmouse

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Mourning Dove

(Bing)

(Bing)

Tree Swallow

(Bing)

(Bing)

American Goldfinch

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

House Finch (Female)

(Bing)

(Bing)

House Finch (Male)

(Bing)

(Bing)

Cape May Warbler

(Bing)

(Bing)

Black Capped Chickadee

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers

Downy (Bing)

Downy (Bing)

Hairy (Leslie)

Hairy (Leslie)

American Robin

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Cardinal (Male)

(Bing)

(Bing)

Cardinal (Female)

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Bluejay

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Hummingbird

Photo | Drash

Photo | Drash

~ MAMMALIA ~

Beaver

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

Racoon

(Bing)

(Bing)

Ground Hog

(Leslie)

(Leslie)

~ MARINE LIFE ~
 

Largemouth Bass (Catch and release only)

Redear Sunfish

Blue Gill

Photo | Murray State University

Photo | Murray State University

Catfish

Photo | Murray State University

Photo | Murray State University

Black Crappie

Photo | Eric Engbretson

Photo | Eric Engbretson

Drum

Photo | Murray State University

Photo | Murray State University

Shad

Photo | Murray State University

Photo | Murray State University

Turtles

Photo | Drash

Photo | Drash