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Top Birds at William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake in August
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 22 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 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   Carolina Wren 72.2% 90.9% 18.8% 1.3x
2   Northern Cardinal 65.9% 86.4% 20.5% 1.3x
3   Carolina Chickadee 58.9% 86.4% 27.5% 1.5x
4   American Goldfinch 58.3% 77.3% 19.0% 1.3x
5   Tufted Titmouse 52.8% 72.7% 19.9% 1.4x
6   Mourning Dove 48.4% 68.2% 19.8% 1.4x
7   Great Blue Heron 45.4% 68.2% 22.8% 1.5x
8   Blue Jay 36.6% 68.2% 31.6% 1.9x
9   American Crow 52.9% 63.6% 10.7% 1.2x
10   Belted Kingfisher 20.8% 54.5% 33.8% 2.6x
11   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.6% 50.0% 15.4% 1.4x
12   Blue Grosbeak 21.8% 50.0% 28.2% 2.3x
13   Mallard 17.6% 50.0% 32.4% 2.8x
14   Green Heron 16.9% 50.0% 33.1% 3.0x
15   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.1% 45.5% 3.3% 1.1x
16   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 45.5% 5.6% 1.1x
17   White-eyed Vireo 20.3% 45.5% 25.1% 2.2x
18   Pine Warbler 15.5% 45.5% 29.9% 2.9x
19   Summer Tanager 15.1% 45.5% 30.4% 3.0x
20   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.3% 40.9% 13.6% 1.5x
21   Great Egret 31.9% 36.4% 4.5% 1.1x
22   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.0% 36.4% 11.4% 1.5x
23   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.4% 36.4% 19.0% 2.1x
24   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.6% 36.4% 19.7% 2.2x
25   Pileated Woodpecker 14.5% 36.4% 21.8% 2.5x
26   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.7% 31.8% 7.9% 0.8x
27   Red-eyed Vireo 21.7% 31.8% 10.1% 1.5x
28   American Robin 29.7% 27.3% 2.5% 0.9x
29   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.9% 27.3% 3.4% 1.1x
30   Killdeer 20.6% 27.3% 6.7% 1.3x
31   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.3% 27.3% 8.0% 1.4x
32   Chipping Sparrow 17.8% 27.3% 9.5% 1.5x
33   Hairy Woodpecker 7.7% 27.3% 19.6% 3.5x
34   Eastern Bluebird 39.2% 22.7% 16.5% 0.6x
35   Osprey 19.8% 22.7% 2.9% 1.1x
36   Turkey Vulture 32.0% 18.2% 13.8% 0.6x
37   Chimney Swift 18.4% 18.2% 0.2% 1.0x
38   Brown Thrasher 15.0% 18.2% 3.2% 1.2x
39   Northern Parula 6.9% 18.2% 11.3% 2.6x
40   Fish Crow 26.4% 13.6% 12.7% 0.5x
41   Eastern Phoebe 19.7% 13.6% 6.1% 0.7x
42   Wood Duck 11.0% 13.6% 2.6% 1.2x
43   Red-tailed Hawk 10.5% 13.6% 3.1% 1.3x
44   Song Sparrow 10.2% 13.6% 3.4% 1.3x
45   Northern Flicker 9.7% 13.6% 4.0% 1.4x
46   Cooper's Hawk 4.6% 13.6% 9.0% 3.0x
47   Louisiana Waterthrush 1.0% 13.6% 12.7% 14.2x
48   Indigo Bunting 28.8% 9.1% 19.7% 0.3x
49   Canada Goose 24.6% 9.1% 15.5% 0.4x
50   Acadian Flycatcher 9.4% 9.1% 0.3% 1.0x
51   Bald Eagle 8.0% 9.1% 1.1% 1.1x
52   Northern Waterthrush 0.7% 9.1% 8.4% 13.2x
53   Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher) 0.1% 9.1% 9.0% 171.0x
54   Gray Catbird 27.3% 4.5% 22.8% 0.2x
55   Eastern Towhee 26.2% 4.5% 21.6% 0.2x
56   House Finch 19.8% 4.5% 15.3% 0.2x
57   Double-crested Cormorant 16.7% 4.5% 12.1% 0.3x
58   Common Yellowthroat 12.4% 4.5% 7.8% 0.4x
59   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 4.5% 6.6% 0.4x
60   Spotted Sandpiper 10.1% 4.5% 5.5% 0.5x
61   American Redstart 5.9% 4.5% 1.4% 0.8x
62   Black-and-white Warbler 4.8% 4.5% 0.3% 0.9x
63   Mallard (Domestic type) 4.1% 4.5% 0.5% 1.1x
64   Yellow-throated Vireo 3.5% 4.5% 1.0% 1.3x
65   Wood Thrush 1.6% 4.5% 3.0% 2.8x
66   Magnolia Warbler 0.6% 4.5% 4.0% 8.0x