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

based on 27 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Falls Lake 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   Short-billed Dowitcher 1.3% 22.2% 20.9% 16.7x
2   Baird's Sandpiper 0.5% 22.2% 21.7% 44.7x
3   Black Tern 1.7% 18.5% 16.9% 11.1x
4   Caspian Tern 2.2% 14.8% 12.6% 6.7x
5   Wilson's Phalarope 0.5% 14.8% 14.3% 26.9x
6   Piping Plover 0.1% 14.8% 14.7% 119.3x
7   Black-bellied Plover 0.1% 14.8% 14.7% 167.0x
8   Pectoral Sandpiper 5.0% 11.1% 6.1% 2.2x
9   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.5% 11.1% 7.6% 3.2x
10   Semipalmated Plover 3.2% 11.1% 7.9% 3.5x
11   Stilt Sandpiper 1.5% 11.1% 9.6% 7.3x
12   Sanderling 0.6% 11.1% 10.5% 17.4x
13   Forster's Tern 0.4% 11.1% 10.7% 25.1x
14   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.3% 11.1% 10.8% 41.8x
15   Carolina Wren 72.5% 7.4% 65.1% 0.1x
16   Northern Cardinal 66.3% 7.4% 58.9% 0.1x
17   Carolina Chickadee 59.2% 7.4% 51.8% 0.1x
18   American Crow 53.1% 7.4% 45.7% 0.1x
19   Tufted Titmouse 53.1% 7.4% 45.7% 0.1x
20   Mourning Dove 48.7% 7.4% 41.3% 0.2x
21   Great Blue Heron 45.6% 7.4% 38.2% 0.2x
22   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.3% 7.4% 34.9% 0.2x
23   Eastern Bluebird 39.3% 7.4% 31.9% 0.2x
24   Great Egret 32.0% 7.4% 24.6% 0.2x
25   Indigo Bunting 28.8% 7.4% 21.4% 0.3x
26   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.1% 7.4% 17.7% 0.3x
27   Canada Goose 24.7% 7.4% 17.3% 0.3x
28   Killdeer 20.7% 7.4% 13.3% 0.4x
29   White-eyed Vireo 20.5% 7.4% 13.1% 0.4x
30   Eastern Phoebe 19.8% 7.4% 12.4% 0.4x
31   Double-crested Cormorant 16.7% 7.4% 9.3% 0.4x
32   Pine Warbler 15.7% 7.4% 8.3% 0.5x
33   Eastern Kingbird 13.9% 7.4% 6.5% 0.5x
34   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 7.4% 3.7% 0.7x
35   Wood Duck 11.0% 7.4% 3.6% 0.7x
36   European Starling 10.7% 7.4% 3.3% 0.7x
37   Spotted Sandpiper 10.1% 7.4% 2.7% 0.7x
38   Least Sandpiper 6.5% 7.4% 1.0% 1.1x
39   Solitary Sandpiper 5.8% 7.4% 1.6% 1.3x
40   Lesser Yellowlegs 3.6% 7.4% 3.8% 2.1x
41   Prothonotary Warbler 2.7% 7.4% 4.7% 2.8x
42   Greater Yellowlegs 1.8% 7.4% 5.6% 4.1x
43   Western Sandpiper 0.6% 7.4% 6.8% 11.6x
44   Laughing Gull 0.3% 7.4% 7.1% 27.8x
45   Willet 0.2% 7.4% 7.2% 34.8x
46   Ruddy Turnstone 0.1% 7.4% 7.3% 69.6x
47   Marbled Godwit 0.0% 7.4% 7.4% 417.6x
48   American Goldfinch 58.6% 3.7% 54.9% 0.1x
49   Downy Woodpecker 40.1% 3.7% 36.4% 0.1x
50   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.8% 3.7% 36.1% 0.1x
51   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.8% 3.7% 31.1% 0.1x
52   Northern Mockingbird 31.8% 3.7% 28.1% 0.1x
53   Gray Catbird 27.4% 3.7% 23.7% 0.1x
54   Eastern Towhee 26.2% 3.7% 22.5% 0.1x
55   Blue Grosbeak 22.0% 3.7% 18.3% 0.2x
56   Red-eyed Vireo 21.9% 3.7% 18.2% 0.2x
57   Belted Kingfisher 21.0% 3.7% 17.3% 0.2x
58   Osprey 19.9% 3.7% 16.2% 0.2x
59   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.4% 3.7% 15.7% 0.2x
60   Chimney Swift 18.5% 3.7% 14.8% 0.2x
61   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.8% 3.7% 13.1% 0.2x
62   Black Vulture 15.6% 3.7% 11.9% 0.2x
63   Pileated Woodpecker 14.7% 3.7% 11.0% 0.3x
64   Northern Flicker 9.7% 3.7% 6.0% 0.4x
65   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 3.7% 2.7% 0.6x
66   Rock Pigeon 6.1% 3.7% 2.4% 0.6x
67   Little Blue Heron 5.0% 3.7% 1.3% 0.7x
68   Prairie Warbler 3.1% 3.7% 0.6% 1.2x
69   Snowy Egret 2.6% 3.7% 1.1% 1.4x
70   Orchard Oriole 2.1% 3.7% 1.6% 1.8x
71   Yellow-throated Warbler 1.9% 3.7% 1.8% 1.9x
72   Wild Turkey 1.2% 3.7% 2.6% 3.2x
73   Louisiana Waterthrush 1.0% 3.7% 2.7% 3.7x
74   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 3.7% 3.3% 9.5x
75   Northern Harrier 0.1% 3.7% 3.6% 26.1x
76   Red Knot 0.1% 3.7% 3.6% 26.1x
77   Glossy Ibis 0.1% 3.7% 3.7% 69.6x
78   Buff-breasted Sandpiper 0.1% 3.7% 3.7% 69.6x