Bird Finder

Top Birds at University Lake, Chapel Hill in January
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 University Lake, Chapel Hill during the month of January. 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   Ring-billed Gull 31.3% 55.6% 24.3% 1.8x
2   Carolina Wren 61.0% 44.4% 16.5% 0.7x
3   Carolina Chickadee 59.6% 44.4% 15.2% 0.7x
4   Northern Cardinal 59.2% 44.4% 14.8% 0.8x
5   Tufted Titmouse 54.3% 44.4% 9.9% 0.8x
6   White-throated Sparrow 52.9% 44.4% 8.5% 0.8x
7   American Crow 52.4% 44.4% 8.0% 0.8x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 51.2% 38.9% 12.3% 0.8x
9   Turkey Vulture 35.2% 38.9% 3.7% 1.1x
10   Great Blue Heron 39.5% 33.3% 6.2% 0.8x
11   Blue Jay 38.1% 33.3% 4.8% 0.9x
12   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.2% 33.3% 3.1% 1.1x
13   Eastern Bluebird 42.6% 27.8% 14.8% 0.7x
14   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 41.0% 27.8% 13.3% 0.7x
15   Dark-eyed Junco 30.3% 27.8% 2.5% 0.9x
16   Northern Mockingbird 29.9% 27.8% 2.1% 0.9x
17   Double-crested Cormorant 27.7% 27.8% 0.1% 1.0x
18   Bald Eagle 16.7% 27.8% 11.1% 1.7x
19   Downy Woodpecker 42.3% 22.2% 20.1% 0.5x
20   Canada Goose 35.1% 22.2% 12.9% 0.6x
21   American Robin 30.6% 22.2% 8.4% 0.7x
22   Mourning Dove 30.2% 22.2% 8.0% 0.7x
23   American Goldfinch 27.6% 22.2% 5.4% 0.8x
24   Pileated Woodpecker 12.3% 22.2% 9.9% 1.8x
25   Eastern Towhee 32.8% 16.7% 16.1% 0.5x
26   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.2% 16.7% 15.6% 0.5x
27   Northern Flicker 28.0% 16.7% 11.3% 0.6x
28   Golden-crowned Kinglet 25.8% 16.7% 9.2% 0.6x
29   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24.3% 16.7% 7.6% 0.7x
30   House Finch 21.1% 16.7% 4.5% 0.8x
31   Hermit Thrush 17.9% 16.7% 1.2% 0.9x
32   Pied-billed Grebe 17.7% 16.7% 1.0% 0.9x
33   Chipping Sparrow 16.2% 16.7% 0.5% 1.0x
34   Black Vulture 16.0% 16.7% 0.7% 1.0x
35   Red-tailed Hawk 15.9% 16.7% 0.8% 1.0x
36   Song Sparrow 49.8% 11.1% 38.7% 0.2x
37   Mallard 33.6% 11.1% 22.4% 0.3x
38   White-breasted Nuthatch 30.2% 11.1% 19.1% 0.4x
39   Pine Warbler 20.6% 11.1% 9.5% 0.5x
40   European Starling 16.9% 11.1% 5.7% 0.7x
41   Killdeer 16.4% 11.1% 5.3% 0.7x
42   Hairy Woodpecker 10.1% 11.1% 1.0% 1.1x
43   Cedar Waxwing 8.0% 11.1% 3.1% 1.4x
44   Red-shouldered Hawk 25.0% 5.6% 19.5% 0.2x
45   Eastern Phoebe 22.8% 5.6% 17.2% 0.2x
46   Hooded Merganser 22.0% 5.6% 16.4% 0.3x
47   Belted Kingfisher 20.0% 5.6% 14.4% 0.3x
48   Winter Wren 11.0% 5.6% 5.4% 0.5x
49   Red-winged Blackbird 10.7% 5.6% 5.2% 0.5x
50   Fox Sparrow 6.4% 5.6% 0.8% 0.9x
51   Pine Siskin 6.0% 5.6% 0.4% 0.9x
52   Wood Duck 3.2% 5.6% 2.3% 1.7x