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

based on 176 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade during the month of August. 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 30.0% 90.9% 60.9% 3.0x
2   Great Blue Heron 44.1% 87.5% 43.4% 2.0x
3   Killdeer 18.9% 74.4% 55.5% 3.9x
4   Osprey 18.2% 70.5% 52.3% 3.9x
5   Double-crested Cormorant 14.9% 69.9% 55.0% 4.7x
6   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 41.3% 68.8% 27.4% 1.7x
7   American Crow 52.4% 68.2% 15.7% 1.3x
8   Carolina Wren 72.5% 63.1% 9.5% 0.9x
9   Carolina Chickadee 58.9% 62.5% 3.6% 1.1x
10   American Goldfinch 58.2% 61.9% 3.7% 1.1x
11   Spotted Sandpiper 8.5% 60.2% 51.8% 7.1x
12   Least Sandpiper 4.8% 58.0% 53.1% 12.0x
13   Northern Cardinal 66.4% 52.8% 13.6% 0.8x
14   Tufted Titmouse 53.1% 46.0% 7.1% 0.9x
15   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.4% 43.8% 9.3% 1.3x
16   Pectoral Sandpiper 3.8% 43.2% 39.4% 11.4x
17   Mourning Dove 48.7% 42.6% 6.1% 0.9x
18   Solitary Sandpiper 4.6% 42.0% 37.4% 9.1x
19   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 40.3% 0.5% 1.0x
20   Fish Crow 25.9% 40.3% 14.5% 1.6x
21   White-eyed Vireo 19.8% 40.3% 20.5% 2.0x
22   Canada Goose 24.3% 34.1% 9.8% 1.4x
23   Belted Kingfisher 20.5% 34.1% 13.6% 1.7x
24   Lesser Yellowlegs 2.7% 33.5% 30.9% 12.6x
25   Turkey Vulture 31.9% 33.0% 1.1% 1.0x
26   Semipalmated Sandpiper 2.7% 30.1% 27.4% 11.2x
27   Eastern Kingbird 13.4% 29.5% 16.1% 2.2x
28   Eastern Phoebe 19.5% 27.8% 8.4% 1.4x
29   Red-bellied Woodpecker 40.1% 26.7% 13.4% 0.7x
30   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.8% 26.7% 2.9% 1.1x
31   Eastern Towhee 26.1% 26.1% 0.0% 1.0x
32   Mallard 17.5% 25.0% 7.5% 1.4x
33   Indigo Bunting 28.8% 23.9% 5.0% 0.8x
34   Little Blue Heron 4.5% 22.7% 18.3% 5.1x
35   Eastern Bluebird 39.8% 20.5% 19.3% 0.5x
36   Pileated Woodpecker 14.4% 20.5% 6.0% 1.4x
37   Wood Duck 10.7% 19.9% 9.2% 1.9x
38   Semipalmated Plover 2.7% 19.9% 17.2% 7.3x
39   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.6% 19.3% 2.7% 1.2x
40   Blue Jay 37.3% 18.8% 18.6% 0.5x
41   Bald Eagle 7.7% 17.0% 9.3% 2.2x
42   Snowy Egret 2.2% 17.0% 14.9% 7.9x
43   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.3% 16.5% 8.8% 0.7x
44   Northern Mockingbird 32.1% 15.9% 16.2% 0.5x
45   Black Vulture 15.5% 15.9% 0.4% 1.0x
46   Green Heron 17.1% 15.3% 1.8% 0.9x
47   Pine Warbler 15.6% 15.3% 0.3% 1.0x
48   Caspian Tern 1.9% 14.8% 12.9% 7.9x
49   Short-billed Dowitcher 1.1% 13.1% 12.0% 12.4x
50   Summer Tanager 15.3% 12.5% 2.8% 0.8x
51   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 11.9% 0.9% 1.1x
52   American Avocet 0.1% 11.9% 11.8% 81.9x
53   American Robin 30.3% 11.4% 19.0% 0.4x
54   Gray Catbird 27.8% 11.4% 16.4% 0.4x
55   Red-tailed Hawk 10.5% 11.4% 0.8% 1.1x
56   Red-eyed Vireo 22.1% 10.8% 11.3% 0.5x
57   peep sp. 1.9% 10.8% 8.9% 5.6x
58   Greater Yellowlegs 1.5% 10.8% 9.2% 7.0x
59   Wild Turkey 0.9% 10.2% 9.4% 11.7x
60   Baird's Sandpiper 0.3% 9.7% 9.3% 31.2x
61   Chipping Sparrow 18.1% 9.1% 9.0% 0.5x
62   House Finch 20.1% 8.5% 11.6% 0.4x
63   Chimney Swift 18.7% 8.5% 10.2% 0.5x
64   Barn Swallow 12.1% 8.5% 3.6% 0.7x
65   Northern Parula 6.9% 8.5% 1.7% 1.2x
66   Western Sandpiper 0.4% 8.5% 8.1% 20.3x
67   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.8% 8.0% 9.8% 0.4x
68   Northern Flicker 9.7% 8.0% 1.8% 0.8x
69   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.2% 8.0% 7.8% 43.7x
70   Blue Grosbeak 22.4% 6.8% 15.6% 0.3x
71   Hairy Woodpecker 7.8% 6.8% 1.0% 0.9x
72   Yellow Warbler 2.4% 6.8% 4.4% 2.8x
73   Brown Thrasher 15.3% 6.2% 9.0% 0.4x
74   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 6.2% 0.1% 1.0x
75   Prothonotary Warbler 2.6% 6.2% 3.7% 2.4x
76   Common Grackle 9.8% 5.7% 4.2% 0.6x
77   Stilt Sandpiper 1.4% 5.7% 4.2% 3.9x
78   Cooper's Hawk 4.6% 5.1% 0.5% 1.1x
79   Pied-billed Grebe 0.4% 5.1% 4.7% 12.2x
80   European Starling 10.9% 4.5% 6.3% 0.4x
81   Field Sparrow 3.0% 4.5% 1.5% 1.5x
82   Yellow-throated Warbler 1.8% 4.5% 2.7% 2.5x
83   Blue-winged Teal 1.0% 4.5% 3.6% 4.7x
84   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.8% 4.0% 15.8% 0.2x
85   American Redstart 6.0% 4.0% 2.0% 0.7x
86   Barred Owl 3.9% 4.0% 0.0% 1.0x
87   Prairie Warbler 3.1% 4.0% 0.9% 1.3x
88   Wood Stork 1.7% 4.0% 2.3% 2.3x
89   White-breasted Nuthatch 28.1% 3.4% 24.7% 0.1x
90   Common Yellowthroat 12.6% 3.4% 9.2% 0.3x
91   Sanderling 0.6% 3.4% 2.8% 5.7x
92   crow sp. 1.8% 2.8% 1.1% 1.6x
93   Ruddy Turnstone 0.1% 2.8% 2.8% 52.0x
94   Yellow-throated Vireo 3.6% 2.3% 1.3% 0.6x
95   Cedar Waxwing 1.3% 2.3% 1.0% 1.8x
96   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.9% 2.3% 1.4% 2.5x
97   Northern Waterthrush 0.7% 2.3% 1.6% 3.4x
98   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.3% 2.3% 2.0% 8.9x
99   Northern Shoveler 0.1% 2.3% 2.1% 15.6x
100   Black-and-white Warbler 4.9% 1.7% 3.2% 0.3x
101   Purple Martin 2.7% 1.7% 1.0% 0.6x
102   Anhinga 1.8% 1.7% 0.1% 1.0x
103   Black Tern 1.7% 1.7% 0.0% 1.0x
104   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1.7% 1.7% 0.0% 1.0x
105   Common Raven 0.2% 1.7% 1.5% 9.4x
106   Rock Pigeon 6.2% 1.1% 5.1% 0.2x
107   House Wren 5.1% 1.1% 4.0% 0.2x
108   American Kestrel 2.4% 1.1% 1.3% 0.5x
109   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.5% 1.1% 0.4% 0.7x
110   Cliff Swallow 0.9% 1.1% 0.2% 1.3x
111   swallow sp. 0.8% 1.1% 0.3% 1.4x
112   Common Nighthawk 0.6% 1.1% 0.5% 1.8x
113   Forster's Tern 0.5% 1.1% 0.7% 2.4x
114   Bobolink 0.4% 1.1% 0.7% 2.6x
115   Common Tern 0.3% 1.1% 0.8% 3.7x
116   Buff-breasted Sandpiper 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 31.2x
117   Red-breasted Nuthatch 0% 1.1% 1.1%
118   Song Sparrow 10.5% 0.6% 9.9% 0.1x
119   Acadian Flycatcher 9.7% 0.6% 9.1% 0.1x
120   Brown-headed Cowbird 6.0% 0.6% 5.5% 0.1x
121   Mallard (Domestic type) 4.2% 0.6% 3.6% 0.1x
122   Orchard Oriole 2.2% 0.6% 1.6% 0.3x
123   Yellow-breasted Chat 1.6% 0.6% 1.1% 0.3x
124   White Ibis 1.4% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4x
125   Blue-winged Warbler 1.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5x
126   Broad-winged Hawk 0.7% 0.6% 0.2% 0.8x
127   Baltimore Oriole 0.7% 0.6% 0.1% 0.9x
128   Magnolia Warbler 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 1.0x
129   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.4% 0.6% 0.1% 1.4x
130   duck sp. 0.4% 0.6% 0.2% 1.6x
131   Ring-billed Gull 0.3% 0.6% 0.2% 1.6x
132   Northern Harrier 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% 3.9x
133   Black-bellied Plover 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% 3.9x
134   American Golden-Plover 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% 4.5x
135   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% 4.5x
136   gull sp. 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 5.2x
137   Sora 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 10.4x
138   Nashville Warbler 0.0% 0.6% 0.5% 15.6x
139   Merlin 0.0% 0.6% 0.5% 15.6x
140   Upland Sandpiper 0% 0.6% 0.6%
141   Black-throated Green Warbler 0% 0.6% 0.6%