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Top Birds at Lake Raleigh in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 61 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Raleigh 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   Blue Jay 70.7% 72.1% 1.4% 1.0x
2   Northern Mockingbird 42.7% 70.5% 27.8% 1.7x
3   Northern Cardinal 72.3% 68.9% 3.4% 1.0x
4   American Crow 68.3% 68.9% 0.5% 1.0x
5   Carolina Wren 75.3% 62.3% 13.0% 0.8x
6   Carolina Chickadee 71.1% 59.0% 12.1% 0.8x
7   Eastern Towhee 37.5% 55.7% 18.2% 1.5x
8   Mallard 22.1% 55.7% 33.6% 2.5x
9   Great Blue Heron 42.8% 54.1% 11.3% 1.3x
10   Red-bellied Woodpecker 69.0% 52.5% 16.6% 0.8x
11   Northern Flicker 54.9% 52.5% 2.4% 1.0x
12   Belted Kingfisher 29.7% 50.8% 21.1% 1.7x
13   Tufted Titmouse 65.5% 42.6% 22.9% 0.7x
14   Song Sparrow 34.8% 42.6% 7.9% 1.2x
15   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.7% 42.6% 9.9% 1.3x
16   Brown Thrasher 32.4% 42.6% 10.3% 1.3x
17   Canada Goose 25.8% 41.0% 15.1% 1.6x
18   Double-crested Cormorant 20.2% 41.0% 20.8% 2.0x
19   Eastern Phoebe 54.0% 39.3% 14.6% 0.7x
20   American Robin 35.7% 39.3% 3.6% 1.1x
21   Downy Woodpecker 57.7% 37.7% 20.0% 0.7x
22   Mute Swan 0.2% 34.4% 34.2% 142.3x
23   American Goldfinch 33.5% 32.8% 0.7% 1.0x
24   Mourning Dove 28.3% 32.8% 4.5% 1.2x
25   Gray Catbird 28.5% 31.1% 2.6% 1.1x
26   Fish Crow 17.5% 31.1% 13.6% 1.8x
27   Pied-billed Grebe 7.3% 31.1% 23.9% 4.3x
28   House Finch 29.1% 29.5% 0.4% 1.0x
29   White-throated Sparrow 23.9% 29.5% 5.6% 1.2x
30   Wood Duck 5.8% 24.6% 18.8% 4.3x
31   Turkey Vulture 43.9% 23.0% 20.9% 0.5x
32   Bald Eagle 15.2% 21.3% 6.2% 1.4x
33   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.5% 19.7% 15.8% 0.6x
34   Chimney Swift 12.2% 18.0% 5.8% 1.5x
35   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.6% 16.4% 19.2% 0.5x
36   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.7% 16.4% 16.3% 0.5x
37   European Starling 13.7% 14.8% 1.1% 1.1x
38   Rock Pigeon 5.4% 13.1% 7.7% 2.4x
39   Ruddy Duck 3.3% 13.1% 9.8% 3.9x
40   Eastern Bluebird 54.0% 11.5% 42.5% 0.2x
41   Killdeer 23.5% 11.5% 12.0% 0.5x
42   Common Yellowthroat 18.3% 11.5% 6.8% 0.6x
43   Great Egret 15.7% 11.5% 4.2% 0.7x
44   Common Grackle 14.1% 11.5% 2.6% 0.8x
45   Red-tailed Hawk 12.4% 11.5% 0.9% 0.9x
46   Gadwall 0.6% 11.5% 10.9% 19.1x
47   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.1% 9.8% 27.3% 0.3x
48   Northern Parula 21.6% 9.8% 11.8% 0.5x
49   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 8.2% 10.4% 0.4x
50   Ring-necked Duck 0.8% 8.2% 7.4% 9.8x
51   Pine Warbler 35.4% 6.6% 28.8% 0.2x
52   Pileated Woodpecker 22.2% 6.6% 15.7% 0.3x
53   Magnolia Warbler 12.2% 6.6% 5.6% 0.5x
54   Swamp Sparrow 9.9% 6.6% 3.3% 0.7x
55   House Wren 8.1% 6.6% 1.5% 0.8x
56   Red-winged Blackbird 7.9% 6.6% 1.3% 0.8x
57   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 6.6% 1.2% 0.9x
58   Northern Shoveler 1.3% 6.6% 5.2% 5.0x
59   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.1% 4.9% 10.2% 0.3x
60   Black-and-white Warbler 12.7% 4.9% 7.8% 0.4x
61   American Coot 1.7% 4.9% 3.2% 2.9x
62   Wilson's Snipe 0.9% 4.9% 4.0% 5.5x
63   Chipping Sparrow 22.8% 3.3% 19.5% 0.1x
64   American Redstart 16.2% 3.3% 12.9% 0.2x
65   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 3.3% 11.9% 0.2x
66   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 3.3% 9.9% 0.2x
67   Indigo Bunting 8.4% 3.3% 5.1% 0.4x
68   Osprey 7.4% 3.3% 4.1% 0.4x
69   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.3% 3.3% 2.0% 0.6x
70   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 3.3% 0.3% 0.9x
71   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 3.3% 0.1% 1.0x
72   Brown Creeper 2.0% 3.3% 1.3% 1.7x
73   Blue-winged Teal 1.6% 3.3% 1.6% 2.0x
74   Green-winged Teal 1.0% 3.3% 2.2% 3.2x
75   Black Vulture 21.8% 1.6% 20.2% 0.1x
76   Palm Warbler 17.2% 1.6% 15.6% 0.1x
77   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.7% 1.6% 12.0% 0.1x
78   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 1.6% 11.4% 0.1x
79   Brown-headed Cowbird 9.0% 1.6% 7.3% 0.2x
80   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.1% 1.6% 6.5% 0.2x
81   Cedar Waxwing 6.7% 1.6% 5.1% 0.2x
82   Blackpoll Warbler 6.1% 1.6% 4.5% 0.3x
83   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 1.6% 4.0% 0.3x
84   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.4% 1.6% 3.8% 0.3x
85   White-eyed Vireo 5.4% 1.6% 3.7% 0.3x
86   Ring-billed Gull 4.2% 1.6% 2.5% 0.4x
87   Savannah Sparrow 2.8% 1.6% 1.1% 0.6x
88   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 1.6% 0.9% 0.7x
89   crow sp. 1.0% 1.6% 0.6% 1.6x
90   duck sp. 0.8% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
91   Nashville Warbler 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
92   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.7% 1.6% 1.0% 2.4x
93   new world sparrow sp. 0.6% 1.6% 1.0% 2.7x
94   Horned Grebe 0.6% 1.6% 1.1% 2.9x
95   Accipiter sp. 0.5% 1.6% 1.2% 3.6x
96   blackbird sp. 0.4% 1.6% 1.3% 4.6x
97   American Wigeon 0.3% 1.6% 1.3% 4.8x
98   Hooded Merganser 0.2% 1.6% 1.4% 7.1x
99   Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid) 0% 1.6% 1.6%