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Top Birds at Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) in December
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 33 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) during the month of December. 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   Ruddy Duck 15.1% 93.9% 78.8% 6.2x
2   Canada Goose 31.8% 69.7% 37.9% 2.2x
3   Song Sparrow 53.8% 60.6% 6.8% 1.1x
4   Blue Jay 46.6% 60.6% 14.0% 1.3x
5   Mallard 30.4% 60.6% 30.2% 2.0x
6   Bufflehead 14.5% 60.6% 46.1% 4.2x
7   Great Blue Heron 42.6% 57.6% 15.0% 1.4x
8   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.3% 57.6% 21.3% 1.6x
9   Northern Cardinal 62.9% 54.5% 8.3% 0.9x
10   Northern Mockingbird 32.5% 54.5% 22.0% 1.7x
11   Carolina Wren 67.9% 51.5% 16.4% 0.8x
12   Carolina Chickadee 64.4% 51.5% 12.9% 0.8x
13   Eastern Bluebird 49.2% 51.5% 2.3% 1.0x
14   Dark-eyed Junco 36.3% 51.5% 15.2% 1.4x
15   White-throated Sparrow 61.5% 48.5% 13.1% 0.8x
16   Tufted Titmouse 58.4% 48.5% 9.9% 0.8x
17   Red-bellied Woodpecker 57.9% 48.5% 9.5% 0.8x
18   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.7% 45.5% 4.3% 0.9x
19   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.1% 45.5% 11.3% 1.3x
20   American Goldfinch 40.8% 39.4% 1.4% 1.0x
21   Northern Shoveler 4.3% 36.4% 32.0% 8.4x
22   Downy Woodpecker 48.9% 33.3% 15.5% 0.7x
23   Pied-billed Grebe 20.1% 33.3% 13.2% 1.7x
24   Hooded Merganser 19.4% 30.3% 10.9% 1.6x
25   American Crow 58.2% 27.3% 30.9% 0.5x
26   Northern Flicker 38.4% 27.3% 11.1% 0.7x
27   Mourning Dove 24.3% 27.3% 3.0% 1.1x
28   Eastern Towhee 39.2% 24.2% 14.9% 0.6x
29   American Robin 36.2% 24.2% 11.9% 0.7x
30   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.4% 24.2% 8.2% 0.7x
31   Belted Kingfisher 24.1% 24.2% 0.2% 1.0x
32   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 31.0% 18.2% 12.8% 0.6x
33   House Finch 23.9% 18.2% 5.8% 0.8x
34   Chipping Sparrow 20.6% 15.2% 5.4% 0.7x
35   Lesser Scaup 3.7% 15.2% 11.5% 4.1x
36   Ring-billed Gull 29.1% 12.1% 17.0% 0.4x
37   Double-crested Cormorant 29.1% 12.1% 17.0% 0.4x
38   Eastern Phoebe 28.7% 12.1% 16.5% 0.4x
39   Hermit Thrush 22.3% 12.1% 10.2% 0.5x
40   Turkey Vulture 36.4% 9.1% 27.4% 0.2x
41   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.6% 9.1% 25.5% 0.3x
42   Pine Warbler 18.2% 9.1% 9.2% 0.5x
43   Killdeer 17.3% 9.1% 8.2% 0.5x
44   Red-tailed Hawk 16.6% 9.1% 7.5% 0.5x
45   Rock Pigeon 6.4% 9.1% 2.7% 1.4x
46   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.3% 6.1% 22.3% 0.2x
47   Ring-necked Duck 8.4% 6.1% 2.4% 0.7x
48   Common Grackle 5.8% 6.1% 0.3% 1.0x
49   Gadwall 5.0% 6.1% 1.0% 1.2x
50   Brown Thrasher 19.5% 3.0% 16.4% 0.2x
51   Black Vulture 17.6% 3.0% 14.6% 0.2x
52   Bald Eagle 16.5% 3.0% 13.5% 0.2x
53   Red-winged Blackbird 14.7% 3.0% 11.7% 0.2x
54   Brown Creeper 11.1% 3.0% 8.1% 0.3x
55   blackbird sp. 0.6% 3.0% 2.5% 5.5x
56   Accipiter sp. 0.3% 3.0% 2.7% 10.6x