Bird Finder

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

based on 18 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Raleigh 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   Northern Cardinal 66.0% 72.2% 6.3% 1.1x
2   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.6% 66.7% 27.1% 1.7x
3   Northern Mockingbird 31.5% 66.7% 35.2% 2.1x
4   Carolina Wren 72.3% 61.1% 11.2% 0.8x
5   Belted Kingfisher 20.8% 55.6% 34.7% 2.7x
6   American Goldfinch 58.4% 50.0% 8.4% 0.9x
7   American Crow 52.9% 50.0% 2.9% 0.9x
8   Tufted Titmouse 52.9% 50.0% 2.9% 0.9x
9   Mourning Dove 48.5% 44.4% 4.1% 0.9x
10   Great Blue Heron 45.5% 44.4% 1.0% 1.0x
11   Carolina Chickadee 59.1% 38.9% 20.2% 0.7x
12   Gray Catbird 27.2% 38.9% 11.7% 1.4x
13   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.8% 38.9% 15.0% 1.6x
14   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 33.3% 6.6% 0.8x
15   Blue Jay 36.8% 33.3% 3.4% 0.9x
16   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.7% 33.3% 1.4% 1.0x
17   Turkey Vulture 31.9% 33.3% 1.4% 1.0x
18   Chimney Swift 18.4% 33.3% 15.0% 1.8x
19   Song Sparrow 10.1% 33.3% 23.2% 3.3x
20   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.3% 27.8% 0.4% 1.0x
21   Osprey 19.8% 27.8% 8.0% 1.4x
22   Eastern Phoebe 19.7% 27.8% 8.1% 1.4x
23   Green Heron 17.0% 27.8% 10.8% 1.6x
24   Pileated Woodpecker 14.6% 27.8% 13.2% 1.9x
25   Mute Swan 0.3% 27.8% 27.4% 82.5x
26   Great Egret 31.9% 22.2% 9.7% 0.7x
27   American Robin 29.8% 22.2% 7.5% 0.7x
28   Indigo Bunting 28.7% 22.2% 6.5% 0.8x
29   Eastern Towhee 26.1% 22.2% 3.9% 0.9x
30   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.0% 22.2% 2.8% 0.9x
31   Eastern Kingbird 13.9% 22.2% 8.3% 1.6x
32   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.2% 16.7% 25.6% 0.4x
33   Fish Crow 26.4% 16.7% 9.7% 0.6x
34   Canada Goose 24.6% 16.7% 7.9% 0.7x
35   House Finch 19.7% 16.7% 3.1% 0.8x
36   Wood Duck 11.0% 16.7% 5.7% 1.5x
37   Red-tailed Hawk 10.5% 16.7% 6.1% 1.6x
38   Blue Grosbeak 21.9% 11.1% 10.8% 0.5x
39   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.5% 11.1% 6.4% 0.6x
40   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.7% 11.1% 5.6% 0.7x
41   Brown Thrasher 15.0% 11.1% 3.9% 0.7x
42   Common Yellowthroat 12.3% 11.1% 1.2% 0.9x
43   European Starling 10.7% 11.1% 0.4% 1.0x
44   Hairy Woodpecker 7.8% 11.1% 3.4% 1.4x
45   Red-eyed Vireo 21.8% 5.6% 16.3% 0.3x
46   Killdeer 20.7% 5.6% 15.1% 0.3x
47   Mallard 17.8% 5.6% 12.2% 0.3x
48   Pine Warbler 15.7% 5.6% 10.1% 0.4x
49   Summer Tanager 15.2% 5.6% 9.7% 0.4x
50   Barn Swallow 12.0% 5.6% 6.5% 0.5x
51   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 5.6% 5.5% 0.5x
52   Common Grackle 9.7% 5.6% 4.2% 0.6x
53   Northern Flicker 9.7% 5.6% 4.2% 0.6x
54   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 5.6% 0.8% 0.9x
55   American Redstart 5.9% 5.6% 0.3% 0.9x
56   Cooper's Hawk 4.6% 5.6% 0.9% 1.2x
57   Mallard (Domestic type) 4.1% 5.6% 1.5% 1.4x
58   Barred Owl 3.9% 5.6% 1.6% 1.4x
59   Purple Martin 2.6% 5.6% 2.9% 2.1x
60   Common Nighthawk 0.6% 5.6% 4.9% 9.0x
61   Sora 0.1% 5.6% 5.5% 104.6x