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

based on 126 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Raleigh during the month of April. 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   Canada Goose 49.1% 88.1% 39.0% 1.8x
2   Northern Cardinal 80.5% 85.7% 5.2% 1.1x
3   White-throated Sparrow 56.0% 69.0% 13.0% 1.2x
4   Carolina Wren 70.3% 67.5% 2.9% 1.0x
5   Tufted Titmouse 70.1% 65.9% 4.2% 0.9x
6   Fish Crow 35.1% 65.9% 30.7% 1.9x
7   American Crow 56.4% 64.3% 7.9% 1.1x
8   Eastern Towhee 46.4% 63.5% 17.0% 1.4x
9   Great Blue Heron 45.4% 63.5% 18.0% 1.4x
10   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 30.4% 60.3% 29.9% 2.0x
11   Double-crested Cormorant 26.4% 57.9% 31.5% 2.2x
12   Mallard 31.0% 55.6% 24.5% 1.8x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 58.9% 54.8% 4.2% 0.9x
14   Northern Mockingbird 28.5% 52.4% 23.8% 1.8x
15   Carolina Chickadee 67.0% 51.6% 15.4% 0.8x
16   Yellow-rumped Warbler 47.5% 50.0% 2.5% 1.1x
17   Blue Jay 50.3% 48.4% 1.9% 1.0x
18   Mourning Dove 46.4% 44.4% 1.9% 1.0x
19   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 62.3% 42.9% 19.5% 0.7x
20   Red-winged Blackbird 25.5% 42.9% 17.3% 1.7x
21   Belted Kingfisher 19.1% 41.3% 22.1% 2.2x
22   American Robin 43.1% 40.5% 2.6% 0.9x
23   Red-shouldered Hawk 32.5% 40.5% 8.0% 1.2x
24   Song Sparrow 21.9% 34.9% 13.0% 1.6x
25   Wood Duck 13.7% 34.9% 21.3% 2.6x
26   Common Grackle 28.0% 34.1% 6.2% 1.2x
27   American Goldfinch 44.2% 31.7% 12.5% 0.7x
28   Pine Warbler 43.0% 31.7% 11.2% 0.7x
29   Brown Thrasher 20.8% 31.7% 11.0% 1.5x
30   Bald Eagle 11.7% 31.7% 20.1% 2.7x
31   Turkey Vulture 43.5% 31.0% 12.6% 0.7x
32   Killdeer 16.6% 31.0% 14.4% 1.9x
33   Eastern Phoebe 33.3% 29.4% 3.9% 0.9x
34   Barn Swallow 18.8% 29.4% 10.6% 1.6x
35   House Finch 25.2% 28.6% 3.3% 1.1x
36   Gray Catbird 19.6% 27.8% 8.2% 1.4x
37   Mute Swan 0.3% 27.8% 27.4% 80.2x
38   Eastern Bluebird 48.2% 26.2% 22.0% 0.5x
39   European Starling 21.8% 26.2% 4.4% 1.2x
40   White-eyed Vireo 36.1% 25.4% 10.7% 0.7x
41   Downy Woodpecker 39.2% 22.2% 17.0% 0.6x
42   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.7% 19.8% 12.9% 0.6x
43   Brown-headed Nuthatch 31.6% 19.8% 11.7% 0.6x
44   Common Yellowthroat 33.2% 19.0% 14.2% 0.6x
45   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.6% 17.5% 18.1% 0.5x
46   Chimney Swift 13.4% 16.7% 3.3% 1.2x
47   Chipping Sparrow 42.6% 15.9% 26.7% 0.4x
48   White-breasted Nuthatch 22.1% 15.9% 6.3% 0.7x
49   Eastern Kingbird 12.0% 15.9% 3.8% 1.3x
50   Pied-billed Grebe 2.5% 15.9% 13.4% 6.4x
51   Green Heron 7.0% 15.1% 8.1% 2.1x
52   Great Crested Flycatcher 19.6% 12.7% 6.9% 0.6x
53   Palm Warbler 8.6% 12.7% 4.1% 1.5x
54   Rock Pigeon 5.7% 12.7% 7.0% 2.2x
55   Osprey 16.7% 11.1% 5.6% 0.7x
56   Red-tailed Hawk 13.9% 11.1% 2.8% 0.8x
57   Solitary Sandpiper 5.8% 11.1% 5.3% 1.9x
58   Swamp Sparrow 13.4% 10.3% 3.1% 0.8x
59   Hermit Thrush 8.6% 10.3% 1.7% 1.2x
60   Red-eyed Vireo 29.8% 9.5% 20.3% 0.3x
61   Field Sparrow 11.8% 8.7% 3.0% 0.7x
62   Ruddy Duck 3.3% 8.7% 5.5% 2.7x
63   Bufflehead 1.8% 8.7% 7.0% 5.0x
64   Hairy Woodpecker 8.9% 7.1% 1.8% 0.8x
65   Spotted Sandpiper 7.7% 7.1% 0.6% 0.9x
66   American Coot 1.0% 7.1% 6.1% 7.1x
67   Pileated Woodpecker 20.3% 6.3% 14.0% 0.3x
68   Black Vulture 20.0% 6.3% 13.6% 0.3x
69   Northern Flicker 14.2% 5.6% 8.7% 0.4x
70   House Wren 10.4% 5.6% 4.8% 0.5x
71   Great Egret 2.7% 5.6% 2.9% 2.1x
72   Tree Swallow 11.8% 4.0% 7.8% 0.3x
73   Cedar Waxwing 6.8% 4.0% 2.8% 0.6x
74   Blue-headed Vireo 4.3% 4.0% 0.4% 0.9x
75   Wilson's Snipe 1.0% 4.0% 3.0% 3.9x
76   Northern Parula 36.4% 3.2% 33.3% 0.1x
77   Summer Tanager 13.9% 3.2% 10.8% 0.2x
78   Barred Owl 8.8% 3.2% 5.7% 0.4x
79   Ring-billed Gull 7.5% 3.2% 4.4% 0.4x
80   Orchard Oriole 6.5% 3.2% 3.3% 0.5x
81   Cooper's Hawk 3.8% 3.2% 0.6% 0.8x
82   Blue-winged Teal 2.5% 3.2% 0.7% 1.3x
83   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1.4% 3.2% 1.7% 2.2x
84   Yellow-throated Warbler 19.0% 2.4% 16.6% 0.1x
85   Louisiana Waterthrush 10.1% 2.4% 7.7% 0.2x
86   Prairie Warbler 8.3% 2.4% 5.9% 0.3x
87   Black-throated Blue Warbler 6.6% 2.4% 4.2% 0.4x
88   Purple Martin 6.0% 2.4% 3.6% 0.4x
89   Dark-eyed Junco 4.7% 2.4% 2.3% 0.5x
90   Yellow Warbler 2.7% 2.4% 0.3% 0.9x
91   Hooded Merganser 2.4% 2.4% 0.0% 1.0x
92   Winter Wren 1.3% 2.4% 1.0% 1.8x
93   Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.9% 2.4% 1.5% 2.7x
94   Black-and-white Warbler 14.5% 1.6% 12.9% 0.1x
95   Indigo Bunting 11.9% 1.6% 10.4% 0.1x
96   Prothonotary Warbler 11.9% 1.6% 10.3% 0.1x
97   Hooded Warbler 8.7% 1.6% 7.1% 0.2x
98   Wood Thrush 8.1% 1.6% 6.5% 0.2x
99   House Sparrow 2.5% 1.6% 0.9% 0.6x
100   crow sp. 1.6% 1.6% 0.0% 1.0x
101   Greater Yellowlegs 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.3x
102   White-crowned Sparrow 0.5% 1.6% 1.1% 3.5x
103   Sora 0.1% 1.6% 1.5% 22.5x
104   Ovenbird 19.4% 0.8% 18.6% 0.0x
105   Red-headed Woodpecker 14.2% 0.8% 13.4% 0.1x
106   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8.6% 0.8% 7.8% 0.1x
107   American Redstart 8.4% 0.8% 7.6% 0.1x
108   Pine Siskin 4.5% 0.8% 3.7% 0.2x
109   Savannah Sparrow 4.0% 0.8% 3.2% 0.2x
110   Bonaparte's Gull 3.8% 0.8% 3.0% 0.2x
111   Cliff Swallow 3.3% 0.8% 2.5% 0.2x
112   Worm-eating Warbler 2.4% 0.8% 1.6% 0.3x
113   Eastern Wood-Pewee 1.6% 0.8% 0.8% 0.5x
114   Veery 1.5% 0.8% 0.7% 0.5x
115   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1.5% 0.8% 0.7% 0.5x
116   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.3% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6x
117   Sharp-shinned Hawk 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7x
118   swallow sp. 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7x
119   Great Horned Owl 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
120   Purple Finch 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 1.0x
121   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 1.3x
122   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 1.7x
123   Eastern Whip-poor-will 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 1.7x
124   Brown Creeper 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 2.1x
125   Northern Shoveler 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 3.6x
126   Accipiter sp. 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 3.7x
127   American Pipit 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 4.2x