The following is a checklist that was compiled by four Lexington birders of excellent repute who kept lists of Cemetery birds for a ten year period prior to 1984.
The birds are listed in the order of classification established by the American Ornithologists' Union.
Spring (March - May)
Summer (June - August)
Fall (September - November)
Winter (December - February)
a - Abundant (common species, very numerous)
c - Common (certain to be seen in suitable habitat)
u - Uncommon (present, but not certain to be seen)
o - Occasional (seen only a few times during a season)
r - Rare (seen at intervals of 2 - 5 years)
x - Accidental (strays and escapees)