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Top Birds at Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 122 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade during the month of October. The difference in probability relative to other nearby locations is also shown, to highlight which birds are particularly likely to be found (or not found) at this specific location. The chart shows how many distinct species have historically been observed at this location for each month of the year.

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Rank Info Pics Species Entire Region This Location Difference Relative
1   Great Egret 14.8% 84.4% 69.6% 5.7x
2   Great Blue Heron 42.4% 82.8% 40.4% 2.0x
3   Northern Flicker 54.6% 78.7% 24.1% 1.4x
4   Carolina Wren 75.2% 77.0% 1.8% 1.0x
5   American Crow 68.2% 77.0% 8.8% 1.1x
6   Blue Jay 70.6% 75.4% 4.8% 1.1x
7   Killdeer 22.8% 70.5% 47.7% 3.1x
8   Carolina Chickadee 71.0% 69.7% 1.4% 1.0x
9   Northern Cardinal 72.3% 68.9% 3.4% 1.0x
10   Tufted Titmouse 65.3% 66.4% 1.1% 1.0x
11   Double-crested Cormorant 19.8% 66.4% 46.6% 3.4x
12   Red-bellied Woodpecker 69.0% 65.6% 3.4% 1.0x
13   Eastern Phoebe 53.8% 63.9% 10.2% 1.2x
14   Downy Woodpecker 57.5% 61.5% 4.0% 1.1x
15   Eastern Bluebird 53.6% 61.5% 7.8% 1.1x
16   Palm Warbler 16.7% 54.9% 38.2% 3.3x
17   Belted Kingfisher 29.5% 53.3% 23.7% 1.8x
18   Northern Mockingbird 42.7% 51.6% 8.9% 1.2x
19   Fish Crow 17.3% 48.4% 31.1% 2.8x
20   Brown Thrasher 32.2% 47.5% 15.3% 1.5x
21   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.2% 46.7% 11.5% 1.3x
22   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.5% 46.7% 14.3% 1.4x
23   Lesser Yellowlegs 0.6% 46.7% 46.1% 73.8x
24   Turkey Vulture 43.7% 45.9% 2.2% 1.1x
25   Pine Warbler 35.1% 44.3% 9.2% 1.3x
26   Pileated Woodpecker 21.9% 40.2% 18.3% 1.8x
27   American Goldfinch 33.4% 39.3% 6.0% 1.2x
28   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.7% 39.3% 6.7% 1.2x
29   Pectoral Sandpiper 0.9% 39.3% 38.4% 43.9x
30   Song Sparrow 34.8% 37.7% 2.9% 1.1x
31   Eastern Towhee 37.6% 36.1% 1.6% 1.0x
32   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.3% 33.6% 20.3% 2.5x
33   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.0% 32.8% 4.2% 0.9x
34   Bald Eagle 15.0% 32.8% 17.8% 2.2x
35   Least Sandpiper 1.6% 32.8% 31.2% 21.0x
36   Gray Catbird 28.5% 30.3% 1.8% 1.1x
37   Greater Yellowlegs 1.5% 30.3% 28.8% 20.1x
38   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.6% 27.9% 7.7% 0.8x
39   Golden-crowned Kinglet 14.9% 23.0% 8.0% 1.5x
40   Blue-winged Teal 1.4% 23.0% 21.6% 16.5x
41   Mourning Dove 28.4% 22.1% 6.3% 0.8x
42   Black Vulture 21.7% 22.1% 0.4% 1.0x
43   White-throated Sparrow 24.0% 21.3% 2.6% 0.9x
44   American Robin 35.9% 20.5% 15.5% 0.6x
45   Ring-billed Gull 4.0% 20.5% 16.5% 5.2x
46   Common Yellowthroat 18.3% 18.9% 0.6% 1.0x
47   Connecticut Warbler 0.2% 18.9% 18.7% 101.9x
48   House Finch 29.2% 16.4% 12.8% 0.6x
49   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 16.4% 1.3% 1.1x
50   Swamp Sparrow 9.8% 16.4% 6.6% 1.7x
51   Red-tailed Hawk 12.4% 14.8% 2.4% 1.2x
52   Chimney Swift 12.2% 14.8% 2.5% 1.2x
53   American Pipit 1.2% 13.9% 12.8% 11.9x
54   American Redstart 16.2% 13.1% 3.1% 0.8x
55   White-eyed Vireo 5.3% 13.1% 7.8% 2.5x
56   Tree Swallow 1.4% 13.1% 11.7% 9.4x
57   Semipalmated Sandpiper 0.2% 13.1% 12.9% 53.9x
58   Glossy Ibis 0% 13.1% 13.1%
59   Common Grackle 14.1% 12.3% 1.8% 0.9x
60   Osprey 7.3% 12.3% 5.0% 1.7x
61   Canada Goose 26.1% 11.5% 14.6% 0.4x
62   Northern Parula 21.6% 11.5% 10.2% 0.5x
63   Indigo Bunting 8.3% 11.5% 3.2% 1.4x
64   Magnolia Warbler 12.1% 10.7% 1.5% 0.9x
65   Spotted Sandpiper 1.6% 10.7% 9.1% 6.8x
66   Dunlin 0.2% 10.7% 10.5% 68.4x
67   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.7% 9.8% 8.8% 0.5x
68   House Wren 8.0% 9.8% 1.8% 1.2x
69   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.1% 9.0% 0.9% 1.1x
70   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.2% 9.0% 3.8% 1.7x
71   Savannah Sparrow 2.7% 9.0% 6.3% 3.4x
72   Black-bellied Plover 0.2% 9.0% 8.8% 46.3x
73   Cedar Waxwing 6.6% 8.2% 1.5% 1.2x
74   Wood Duck 5.9% 8.2% 2.3% 1.4x
75   Red-winged Blackbird 7.9% 7.4% 0.5% 0.9x
76   Chipping Sparrow 22.9% 6.6% 16.3% 0.3x
77   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.7% 6.6% 7.1% 0.5x
78   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 6.6% 6.5% 0.5x
79   Black-and-white Warbler 12.8% 6.6% 6.2% 0.5x
80   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 6.6% 1.2% 0.8x
81   Red-eyed Vireo 7.5% 6.6% 1.0% 0.9x
82   American Kestrel 5.5% 6.6% 1.1% 1.2x
83   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 6.6% 3.2% 1.9x
84   Northern Shoveler 1.3% 6.6% 5.3% 5.1x
85   Wilson's Snipe 0.9% 6.6% 5.7% 7.7x
86   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.1% 6.6% 6.5% 67.4x
87   European Starling 13.8% 5.7% 8.0% 0.4x
88   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.6% 5.7% 0.1% 1.0x
89   Barred Owl 4.1% 5.7% 1.6% 1.4x
90   Semipalmated Plover 0.2% 5.7% 5.6% 34.7x
91   Swainson's Thrush 5.9% 4.9% 1.0% 0.8x
92   Ruddy Turnstone 0.0% 4.9% 4.9% 252.6x
93   Short-billed Dowitcher 0% 4.9% 4.9%
94   Scarlet Tanager 6.6% 4.1% 2.5% 0.6x
95   Winter Wren 5.1% 4.1% 1.0% 0.8x
96   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 4.1% 1.6% 1.7x
97   Blue Grosbeak 2.2% 4.1% 1.9% 1.9x
98   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 1.4% 4.1% 2.7% 2.8x
99   Northern Harrier 1.2% 4.1% 2.9% 3.4x
100   Laughing Gull 0.7% 4.1% 3.4% 6.3x
101   American Golden-Plover 0.3% 4.1% 3.8% 13.2x
102   peep sp. 0.2% 4.1% 3.9% 17.5x
103   Mallard 22.5% 3.3% 19.2% 0.1x
104   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.3% 3.3% 10.0% 0.2x
105   Brown-headed Cowbird 9.0% 3.3% 5.7% 0.4x
106   Pied-billed Grebe 7.5% 3.3% 4.2% 0.4x
107   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.5% 3.3% 2.2% 0.6x
108   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 3.3% 0.3% 0.9x
109   Solitary Sandpiper 1.2% 3.3% 2.1% 2.7x
110   Peregrine Falcon 0.8% 3.3% 2.5% 4.3x
111   Prairie Warbler 0.6% 3.3% 2.6% 5.2x
112   Marsh Wren 0.5% 3.3% 2.8% 6.5x
113   Vesper Sparrow 0.4% 3.3% 2.8% 7.5x
114   Wood Stork 0.1% 3.3% 3.2% 42.1x
115   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 3.3% 3.2% 56.1x
116   Long-billed Dowitcher 0.0% 3.3% 3.2% 112.3x
117   Field Sparrow 5.0% 2.5% 2.6% 0.5x
118   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 2.5% 0.6% 0.8x
119   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.0% 2.5% 0.6% 0.8x
120   Pine Siskin 2.5% 2.5% 0.1% 1.0x
121   Summer Tanager 2.4% 2.5% 0.1% 1.0x
122   Merlin 1.1% 2.5% 1.4% 2.3x
123   Yellow Warbler 1.0% 2.5% 1.5% 2.5x
124   Barn Swallow 0.3% 2.5% 2.2% 9.0x
125   Stilt Sandpiper 0.1% 2.5% 2.4% 31.6x
126   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 2.5% 2.4% 42.1x
127   Red-necked Phalarope 0% 2.5% 2.5%
128   Ruddy Duck 3.4% 1.6% 1.8% 0.5x
129   Wood Thrush 3.3% 1.6% 1.6% 0.5x
130   Bay-breasted Warbler 2.6% 1.6% 1.0% 0.6x
131   Gray-cheeked Thrush 2.4% 1.6% 0.8% 0.7x
132   Dark-eyed Junco 2.3% 1.6% 0.6% 0.7x
133   Brown Creeper 2.0% 1.6% 0.3% 0.8x
134   American Coot 1.7% 1.6% 0.1% 1.0x
135   Green-winged Teal 1.0% 1.6% 0.6% 1.6x
136   crow sp. 1.0% 1.6% 0.6% 1.7x
137   duck sp. 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
138   Herring Gull 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
139   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
140   Rusty Blackbird 0.5% 1.6% 1.1% 3.0x
141   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 1.6% 1.2% 3.9x
142   Clay-colored Sparrow 0.2% 1.6% 1.5% 9.4x
143   shorebird sp. 0.1% 1.6% 1.6% 24.1x
144   Eastern Meadowlark 4.5% 0.8% 3.7% 0.2x
145   Hermit Thrush 3.9% 0.8% 3.1% 0.2x
146   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 0.8% 2.0% 0.3x
147   Green Heron 1.1% 0.8% 0.2% 0.8x
148   Veery 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
149   Yellow-throated Warbler 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
150   Purple Finch 0.9% 0.8% 0.0% 1.0x
151   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 0.8% 0.1% 1.1x
152   new world sparrow sp. 0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 1.3x
153   Common Raven 0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 1.4x
154   Empidonax sp. 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 1.5x
155   Accipiter sp. 0.5% 0.8% 0.4% 1.8x
156   Wild Turkey 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 1.9x
157   blackbird sp. 0.4% 0.8% 0.5% 2.3x
158   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 3.8x
159   Snowy Egret 0.1% 0.8% 0.8% 12.0x
160   American/Fish Crow 0.1% 0.8% 0.8% 14.0x
161   Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher 0.0% 0.8% 0.8% 42.1x
162   wren sp. 0.0% 0.8% 0.8% 84.2x