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Top Birds at University Lake, Chapel Hill in December
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 44 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at University Lake, Chapel Hill during the month of December. 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   Carolina Wren 67.8% 68.2% 0.3% 1.0x
2   Red-bellied Woodpecker 57.9% 68.2% 10.3% 1.2x
3   American Crow 58.0% 65.9% 7.9% 1.1x
4   Carolina Chickadee 64.4% 61.4% 3.0% 1.0x
5   White-throated Sparrow 61.5% 61.4% 0.1% 1.0x
6   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.0% 59.1% 25.0% 1.7x
7   Dark-eyed Junco 36.3% 56.8% 20.5% 1.6x
8   Northern Cardinal 62.9% 54.5% 8.3% 0.9x
9   Song Sparrow 53.8% 54.5% 0.8% 1.0x
10   American Goldfinch 40.7% 54.5% 13.8% 1.3x
11   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.7% 52.3% 2.6% 1.1x
12   Downy Woodpecker 48.8% 52.3% 3.5% 1.1x
13   Tufted Titmouse 58.4% 50.0% 8.4% 0.9x
14   Eastern Bluebird 49.2% 50.0% 0.8% 1.0x
15   Blue Jay 46.6% 50.0% 3.4% 1.1x
16   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.3% 50.0% 13.7% 1.4x
17   Northern Flicker 38.3% 47.7% 9.4% 1.2x
18   Canada Goose 31.8% 47.7% 15.9% 1.5x
19   Great Blue Heron 42.6% 45.5% 2.8% 1.1x
20   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.5% 45.5% 11.0% 1.3x
21   Double-crested Cormorant 29.0% 45.5% 16.5% 1.6x
22   Belted Kingfisher 24.0% 45.5% 21.5% 1.9x
23   American Robin 36.1% 43.2% 7.1% 1.2x
24   Northern Mockingbird 32.5% 43.2% 10.6% 1.3x
25   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 30.9% 43.2% 12.3% 1.4x
26   Pine Warbler 18.1% 43.2% 25.1% 2.4x
27   Pileated Woodpecker 15.6% 43.2% 27.6% 2.8x
28   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.4% 38.6% 6.3% 1.2x
29   Eastern Towhee 39.1% 36.4% 2.8% 0.9x
30   Mallard 30.5% 36.4% 5.8% 1.2x
31   Eastern Phoebe 28.6% 34.1% 5.5% 1.2x
32   Brown Thrasher 19.3% 34.1% 14.8% 1.8x
33   Hairy Woodpecker 11.9% 34.1% 22.2% 2.9x
34   Bald Eagle 16.4% 31.8% 15.4% 1.9x
35   Ring-billed Gull 29.0% 29.5% 0.5% 1.0x
36   Chipping Sparrow 20.5% 29.5% 9.0% 1.4x
37   Mourning Dove 24.3% 27.3% 3.0% 1.1x
38   House Finch 23.9% 27.3% 3.4% 1.1x
39   Winter Wren 15.1% 25.0% 9.9% 1.7x
40   Red-winged Blackbird 14.6% 25.0% 10.4% 1.7x
41   Fox Sparrow 6.8% 22.7% 15.9% 3.3x
42   Turkey Vulture 36.4% 20.5% 16.0% 0.6x
43   Pied-billed Grebe 20.2% 18.2% 2.0% 0.9x
44   Cedar Waxwing 11.8% 18.2% 6.4% 1.5x
45   Common Grackle 5.7% 18.2% 12.5% 3.2x
46   American Black Duck 1.8% 18.2% 16.4% 10.1x
47   Hermit Thrush 22.3% 15.9% 6.4% 0.7x
48   Hooded Merganser 19.5% 15.9% 3.6% 0.8x
49   Swamp Sparrow 17.0% 15.9% 1.1% 0.9x
50   Wood Duck 3.8% 15.9% 12.1% 4.2x
51   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.3% 13.6% 14.7% 0.5x
52   Red-tailed Hawk 16.6% 13.6% 3.0% 0.8x
53   Brown Creeper 11.1% 11.4% 0.3% 1.0x
54   Black Vulture 17.6% 9.1% 8.5% 0.5x
55   Purple Finch 5.4% 9.1% 3.7% 1.7x
56   European Starling 16.0% 6.8% 9.2% 0.4x
57   Great Horned Owl 1.3% 6.8% 5.5% 5.2x
58   Northern Pintail 1.0% 6.8% 5.9% 7.2x
59   Field Sparrow 18.0% 4.5% 13.4% 0.3x
60   Killdeer 17.4% 4.5% 12.8% 0.3x
61   Pine Siskin 9.3% 4.5% 4.8% 0.5x
62   Gadwall 5.0% 4.5% 0.5% 0.9x
63   Red-breasted Nuthatch 4.1% 4.5% 0.4% 1.1x
64   Ruddy Duck 15.5% 2.3% 13.2% 0.1x
65   Bufflehead 14.7% 2.3% 12.4% 0.2x
66   Red-headed Woodpecker 12.7% 2.3% 10.4% 0.2x
67   Bonaparte's Gull 11.5% 2.3% 9.2% 0.2x
68   Ring-necked Duck 8.5% 2.3% 6.2% 0.3x
69   Savannah Sparrow 4.8% 2.3% 2.5% 0.5x
70   Barred Owl 3.0% 2.3% 0.8% 0.7x
71   House Wren 2.9% 2.3% 0.6% 0.8x
72   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.6% 2.3% 0.3% 0.9x
73   Gray Catbird 1.8% 2.3% 0.5% 1.3x
74   Black-and-white Warbler 1.0% 2.3% 1.3% 2.3x
75   Common Raven 0.8% 2.3% 1.5% 3.0x
76   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.3% 2.3% 2.0% 7.6x
77   Common Merganser 0.3% 2.3% 2.0% 8.6x
78   Spotted Sandpiper 0.1% 2.3% 2.2% 19.8x