Bird Finder

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

based on 113 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Raleigh during the month of February. 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   Double-crested Cormorant 29.6% 82.3% 52.7% 2.8x
2   White-throated Sparrow 49.7% 66.4% 16.7% 1.3x
3   Bufflehead 14.1% 65.5% 51.4% 4.6x
4   Northern Cardinal 64.0% 64.6% 0.6% 1.0x
5   Mallard 36.0% 64.6% 28.6% 1.8x
6   Song Sparrow 49.8% 63.7% 13.9% 1.3x
7   Great Blue Heron 37.7% 62.8% 25.2% 1.7x
8   American Crow 57.5% 61.1% 3.5% 1.1x
9   Canada Goose 45.8% 60.2% 14.4% 1.3x
10   Carolina Wren 59.8% 53.1% 6.7% 0.9x
11   Ruddy Duck 15.6% 52.2% 36.6% 3.3x
12   Carolina Chickadee 59.8% 51.3% 8.4% 0.9x
13   Eastern Towhee 35.2% 50.4% 15.3% 1.4x
14   Pied-billed Grebe 14.7% 50.4% 35.8% 3.4x
15   Yellow-rumped Warbler 34.6% 46.9% 12.3% 1.4x
16   Northern Mockingbird 27.8% 46.0% 18.2% 1.7x
17   Belted Kingfisher 18.1% 46.0% 27.9% 2.5x
18   Tufted Titmouse 56.4% 45.1% 11.3% 0.8x
19   Ring-billed Gull 27.8% 45.1% 17.3% 1.6x
20   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 36.4% 44.2% 7.8% 1.2x
21   Red-bellied Woodpecker 50.1% 42.5% 7.6% 0.8x
22   Blue Jay 38.4% 39.8% 1.4% 1.0x
23   Mute Swan 0.8% 38.9% 38.2% 51.5x
24   Fish Crow 13.6% 38.1% 24.5% 2.8x
25   Northern Shoveler 3.4% 36.3% 32.9% 10.6x
26   Red-shouldered Hawk 30.0% 33.6% 3.7% 1.1x
27   Brown Thrasher 15.3% 31.9% 16.6% 2.1x
28   Mourning Dove 37.4% 27.4% 10.0% 0.7x
29   American Robin 42.4% 26.5% 15.9% 0.6x
30   Turkey Vulture 39.7% 26.5% 13.1% 0.7x
31   Downy Woodpecker 40.8% 24.8% 16.0% 0.6x
32   Northern Flicker 25.0% 20.4% 4.7% 0.8x
33   Dark-eyed Junco 26.8% 19.5% 7.3% 0.7x
34   Golden-crowned Kinglet 21.7% 19.5% 2.2% 0.9x
35   American Goldfinch 21.2% 19.5% 1.7% 0.9x
36   Ring-necked Duck 8.4% 19.5% 11.1% 2.3x
37   House Finch 22.9% 18.6% 4.3% 0.8x
38   Pine Warbler 37.2% 17.7% 19.5% 0.5x
39   White-breasted Nuthatch 28.3% 17.7% 10.6% 0.6x
40   Eastern Phoebe 24.5% 16.8% 7.6% 0.7x
41   Lesser Scaup 5.5% 15.9% 10.4% 2.9x
42   Gadwall 4.4% 15.9% 11.5% 3.6x
43   Brown-headed Nuthatch 31.3% 15.0% 16.2% 0.5x
44   Bald Eagle 14.9% 15.0% 0.1% 1.0x
45   Hermit Thrush 14.0% 15.0% 1.0% 1.1x
46   Eastern Bluebird 47.4% 14.2% 33.3% 0.3x
47   American Coot 4.0% 14.2% 10.2% 3.6x
48   Wood Duck 7.8% 13.3% 5.5% 1.7x
49   Field Sparrow 13.1% 12.4% 0.7% 0.9x
50   Cedar Waxwing 5.0% 12.4% 7.3% 2.5x
51   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 10.6% 4.0% 1.6x
52   Hooded Merganser 19.0% 8.8% 10.1% 0.5x
53   Red-winged Blackbird 15.0% 8.8% 6.1% 0.6x
54   Killdeer 19.7% 7.1% 12.6% 0.4x
55   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 17.9% 7.1% 10.8% 0.4x
56   Red-tailed Hawk 17.6% 7.1% 10.5% 0.4x
57   Winter Wren 8.8% 7.1% 1.7% 0.8x
58   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.8% 7.1% 6.3% 9.4x
59   European Starling 19.6% 6.2% 13.4% 0.3x
60   Black Vulture 16.1% 6.2% 9.9% 0.4x
61   Swamp Sparrow 14.2% 6.2% 8.0% 0.4x
62   Pileated Woodpecker 12.1% 6.2% 5.9% 0.5x
63   Brown Creeper 8.0% 5.3% 2.7% 0.7x
64   Chipping Sparrow 16.7% 4.4% 12.2% 0.3x
65   Hairy Woodpecker 9.4% 4.4% 5.0% 0.5x
66   Greater/Lesser Scaup 1.0% 4.4% 3.4% 4.5x
67   Canvasback 1.8% 3.5% 1.7% 2.0x
68   Peregrine Falcon 0.5% 3.5% 3.0% 6.8x
69   Fox Sparrow 4.6% 2.7% 2.0% 0.6x
70   Gray Catbird 0.4% 2.7% 2.2% 6.3x
71   Common Grackle 11.5% 1.8% 9.7% 0.2x
72   Wilson's Snipe 2.9% 1.8% 1.1% 0.6x
73   American Black Duck 0.9% 1.8% 0.8% 1.9x
74   American Wigeon 0.6% 1.8% 1.1% 2.8x
75   Barred Owl 5.7% 0.9% 4.8% 0.2x
76   Cooper's Hawk 4.5% 0.9% 3.6% 0.2x
77   Rusty Blackbird 2.6% 0.9% 1.8% 0.3x
78   Horned Grebe 1.9% 0.9% 1.1% 0.5x
79   gull sp. 1.5% 0.9% 0.6% 0.6x
80   Great Egret 1.0% 0.9% 0.1% 0.9x
81   House Wren 1.0% 0.9% 0.1% 0.9x
82   Muscovy Duck 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.0x
83   Blue-headed Vireo 0.6% 0.9% 0.3% 1.4x
84   Osprey 0.5% 0.9% 0.4% 2.0x
85   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 0.9% 0.4% 2.0x
86   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 4.5x