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Top Birds at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 40 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve during the month of October. 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   Eastern Bluebird 53.6% 90.0% 36.4% 1.7x
2   Northern Cardinal 72.2% 85.0% 12.8% 1.2x
3   Carolina Chickadee 71.0% 85.0% 14.0% 1.2x
4   Blue Jay 70.6% 85.0% 14.4% 1.2x
5   Red-bellied Woodpecker 68.9% 85.0% 16.1% 1.2x
6   Tufted Titmouse 65.3% 82.5% 17.2% 1.3x
7   Carolina Wren 75.2% 80.0% 4.8% 1.1x
8   Northern Flicker 54.8% 72.5% 17.7% 1.3x
9   American Crow 68.3% 70.0% 1.7% 1.0x
10   Brown Thrasher 32.3% 70.0% 37.7% 2.2x
11   American Robin 35.6% 67.5% 31.9% 1.9x
12   Eastern Phoebe 53.9% 65.0% 11.1% 1.2x
13   Northern Mockingbird 42.8% 65.0% 22.2% 1.5x
14   Chipping Sparrow 22.5% 65.0% 42.5% 2.9x
15   Downy Woodpecker 57.5% 60.0% 2.5% 1.0x
16   House Finch 28.9% 60.0% 31.1% 2.1x
17   Palm Warbler 17.0% 60.0% 43.0% 3.5x
18   American Goldfinch 33.4% 57.5% 24.1% 1.7x
19   Pileated Woodpecker 22.0% 52.5% 30.5% 2.4x
20   Turkey Vulture 43.7% 50.0% 6.3% 1.1x
21   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.5% 50.0% 14.5% 1.4x
22   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.6% 45.0% 12.4% 1.4x
23   Gray Catbird 28.5% 45.0% 16.5% 1.6x
24   Eastern Towhee 37.6% 40.0% 2.4% 1.1x
25   Pine Warbler 35.2% 40.0% 4.8% 1.1x
26   Mourning Dove 28.3% 40.0% 11.7% 1.4x
27   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.4% 37.5% 2.1% 1.1x
28   White-throated Sparrow 23.9% 37.5% 13.6% 1.6x
29   Common Yellowthroat 18.2% 37.5% 19.3% 2.1x
30   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.0% 35.0% 2.0% 0.9x
31   Song Sparrow 34.8% 35.0% 0.2% 1.0x
32   Brown-headed Cowbird 8.8% 35.0% 26.2% 4.0x
33   Common Grackle 14.0% 32.5% 18.5% 2.3x
34   Rock Pigeon 5.4% 30.0% 24.6% 5.6x
35   Red-tailed Hawk 12.3% 27.5% 15.2% 2.2x
36   Northern Parula 21.5% 25.0% 3.5% 1.2x
37   Chimney Swift 12.2% 25.0% 12.8% 2.0x
38   Black Vulture 21.7% 22.5% 0.8% 1.0x
39   Fish Crow 17.6% 22.5% 4.9% 1.3x
40   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.0% 22.5% 7.5% 1.5x
41   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.6% 20.0% 6.4% 1.5x
42   House Wren 8.0% 20.0% 12.0% 2.5x
43   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.8% 17.5% 15.3% 0.5x
44   Canada Goose 26.0% 17.5% 8.5% 0.7x
45   American Redstart 16.1% 17.5% 1.4% 1.1x
46   Black-and-white Warbler 12.7% 17.5% 4.8% 1.4x
47   Indigo Bunting 8.3% 17.5% 9.2% 2.1x
48   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.1% 17.5% 9.4% 2.2x
49   Red-eyed Vireo 7.5% 17.5% 10.0% 2.3x
50   Blue Grosbeak 2.1% 17.5% 15.4% 8.2x
51   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 15.0% 0.1% 1.0x
52   Magnolia Warbler 12.1% 15.0% 2.9% 1.2x
53   Swamp Sparrow 9.9% 15.0% 5.1% 1.5x
54   White-eyed Vireo 5.3% 15.0% 9.7% 2.8x
55   Eastern Meadowlark 4.4% 15.0% 10.6% 3.4x
56   Great Blue Heron 43.0% 12.5% 30.5% 0.3x
57   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 12.5% 6.1% 0.7x
58   Great Egret 15.7% 12.5% 3.2% 0.8x
59   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 12.5% 4.8% 1.6x
60   Swainson's Thrush 5.8% 12.5% 6.7% 2.1x
61   Winter Wren 5.0% 12.5% 7.5% 2.5x
62   Field Sparrow 5.0% 12.5% 7.5% 2.5x
63   Belted Kingfisher 29.9% 10.0% 19.9% 0.3x
64   European Starling 13.7% 10.0% 3.7% 0.7x
65   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.5% 10.0% 3.5% 0.7x
66   Cedar Waxwing 6.7% 10.0% 3.3% 1.5x
67   Scarlet Tanager 6.5% 10.0% 3.5% 1.5x
68   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 10.0% 6.6% 3.0x
69   Wood Thrush 3.2% 7.5% 4.3% 2.3x
70   Pine Siskin 2.5% 7.5% 5.0% 3.0x
71   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 5.0% 8.2% 0.4x
72   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 5.0% 8.0% 0.4x
73   Red-winged Blackbird 7.9% 5.0% 2.9% 0.6x
74   Wood Duck 5.9% 5.0% 0.9% 0.8x
75   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.4% 5.0% 0.4% 0.9x
76   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 5.0% 1.5% 1.4x
77   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 5.0% 1.6% 1.5x
78   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 5.0% 1.9% 1.6x
79   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.0% 5.0% 2.0% 1.6x
80   Savannah Sparrow 2.8% 5.0% 2.2% 1.8x
81   Northern Harrier 1.2% 5.0% 3.8% 4.0x
82   Great Horned Owl 0.7% 5.0% 4.3% 6.7x
83   swallow sp. 0.2% 5.0% 4.8% 20.7x
84   Anhinga 0.2% 5.0% 4.8% 28.8x
85   Killdeer 23.5% 2.5% 21.0% 0.1x
86   Blackpoll Warbler 6.1% 2.5% 3.6% 0.4x
87   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 2.5% 3.2% 0.4x
88   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.3% 2.5% 2.8% 0.5x
89   Barred Owl 4.1% 2.5% 1.6% 0.6x
90   Summer Tanager 2.4% 2.5% 0.1% 1.0x
91   Dark-eyed Junco 2.3% 2.5% 0.2% 1.1x
92   Horned Lark 1.1% 2.5% 1.4% 2.3x
93   Merlin 1.1% 2.5% 1.4% 2.3x
94   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.7% 2.5% 1.8% 3.6x
95   Prairie Warbler 0.7% 2.5% 1.8% 3.8x
96   Common Raven 0.6% 2.5% 1.9% 4.2x
97   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.4% 2.5% 2.1% 5.6x
98   Great Crested Flycatcher 0.1% 2.5% 2.4% 21.6x
99   Summer/Scarlet Tanager 0.1% 2.5% 2.4% 28.8x
100   House/Purple Finch 0.0% 2.5% 2.5% 64.7x