Bird Finder

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

based on 22 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at University Lake, Chapel Hill 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   Great Blue Heron 45.3% 81.8% 36.5% 1.8x
2   Carolina Wren 72.2% 72.7% 0.5% 1.0x
3   Mourning Dove 48.4% 59.1% 10.7% 1.2x
4   Carolina Chickadee 59.0% 50.0% 9.0% 0.8x
5   Northern Cardinal 66.1% 45.5% 20.6% 0.7x
6   American Robin 29.7% 45.5% 15.8% 1.5x
7   Blue Jay 36.7% 40.9% 4.2% 1.1x
8   American Goldfinch 58.4% 36.4% 22.1% 0.6x
9   American Crow 53.0% 36.4% 16.6% 0.7x
10   Tufted Titmouse 53.0% 36.4% 16.6% 0.7x
11   Belted Kingfisher 20.9% 36.4% 15.5% 1.7x
12   Eastern Phoebe 19.7% 36.4% 16.7% 1.8x
13   Pileated Woodpecker 14.5% 36.4% 21.8% 2.5x
14   Great Egret 31.9% 31.8% 0.1% 1.0x
15   Osprey 19.8% 31.8% 12.1% 1.6x
16   Chipping Sparrow 17.8% 31.8% 14.1% 1.8x
17   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.2% 27.3% 14.9% 0.6x
18   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 27.3% 12.7% 0.7x
19   Red-eyed Vireo 21.8% 27.3% 5.5% 1.3x
20   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.7% 27.3% 10.6% 1.6x
21   Summer Tanager 15.2% 27.3% 12.1% 1.8x
22   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.7% 22.7% 17.0% 0.6x
23   Eastern Towhee 26.1% 22.7% 3.4% 0.9x
24   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.0% 22.7% 2.3% 0.9x
25   Canada Goose 24.6% 22.7% 1.9% 0.9x
26   Green Heron 17.0% 22.7% 5.7% 1.3x
27   Eastern Bluebird 39.2% 18.2% 21.1% 0.5x
28   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.4% 18.2% 9.2% 0.7x
29   Killdeer 20.6% 18.2% 2.4% 0.9x
30   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.3% 18.2% 1.1% 0.9x
31   Northern Flicker 9.7% 18.2% 8.5% 1.9x
32   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.8% 13.6% 21.1% 0.4x
33   Northern Mockingbird 31.7% 13.6% 18.1% 0.4x
34   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.9% 13.6% 10.3% 0.6x
35   House Finch 19.8% 13.6% 6.1% 0.7x
36   Double-crested Cormorant 16.6% 13.6% 3.0% 0.8x
37   Eastern Kingbird 13.9% 13.6% 0.3% 1.0x
38   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 13.6% 2.6% 1.2x
39   Wood Duck 11.0% 13.6% 2.6% 1.2x
40   Spotted Sandpiper 10.0% 13.6% 3.6% 1.4x
41   Acadian Flycatcher 9.4% 13.6% 4.2% 1.4x
42   Bald Eagle 8.0% 13.6% 5.7% 1.7x
43   Gray Catbird 27.3% 9.1% 18.2% 0.3x
44   Chimney Swift 18.5% 9.1% 9.4% 0.5x
45   Pine Warbler 15.7% 9.1% 6.6% 0.6x
46   Hairy Woodpecker 7.8% 9.1% 1.3% 1.2x
47   Northern Parula 6.9% 9.1% 2.2% 1.3x
48   Wood Thrush 1.6% 9.1% 7.5% 5.8x
49   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 9.1% 8.7% 24.4x
50   Turkey Vulture 32.0% 4.5% 27.5% 0.1x
51   Indigo Bunting 28.8% 4.5% 24.2% 0.2x
52   Fish Crow 26.4% 4.5% 21.9% 0.2x
53   White-eyed Vireo 20.5% 4.5% 16.0% 0.2x
54   Barn Swallow 12.0% 4.5% 7.5% 0.4x
55   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 4.5% 6.0% 0.4x
56   Song Sparrow 10.2% 4.5% 5.7% 0.4x
57   swallow sp. 0.8% 4.5% 3.7% 5.7x