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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only in January
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 33 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 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   Great Blue Heron 39.5% 45.5% 6.0% 1.2x
2   Ring-billed Gull 31.3% 39.4% 8.1% 1.3x
3   Dark-eyed Junco 30.3% 39.4% 9.1% 1.3x
4   Double-crested Cormorant 27.7% 39.4% 11.7% 1.4x
5   Northern Cardinal 59.3% 36.4% 22.9% 0.6x
6   American Crow 52.4% 36.4% 16.1% 0.7x
7   Eastern Bluebird 42.6% 36.4% 6.2% 0.9x
8   Blue Jay 38.1% 36.4% 1.7% 1.0x
9   Turkey Vulture 35.2% 36.4% 1.1% 1.0x
10   Carolina Chickadee 59.7% 33.3% 26.4% 0.6x
11   Tufted Titmouse 54.4% 33.3% 21.1% 0.6x
12   Pied-billed Grebe 17.7% 33.3% 15.7% 1.9x
13   Black Vulture 15.9% 33.3% 17.4% 2.1x
14   Carolina Wren 61.0% 30.3% 30.7% 0.5x
15   Song Sparrow 49.8% 30.3% 19.5% 0.6x
16   Bufflehead 15.7% 30.3% 14.6% 1.9x
17   Red-bellied Woodpecker 51.2% 27.3% 23.9% 0.5x
18   Canada Goose 35.1% 27.3% 7.8% 0.8x
19   Hooded Merganser 21.9% 27.3% 5.3% 1.2x
20   Bald Eagle 16.7% 27.3% 10.6% 1.6x
21   White-throated Sparrow 53.0% 24.2% 28.7% 0.5x
22   Mallard 33.6% 24.2% 9.3% 0.7x
23   American Robin 30.6% 24.2% 6.4% 0.8x
24   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.2% 24.2% 6.0% 0.8x
25   Mourning Dove 30.2% 24.2% 6.0% 0.8x
26   Northern Mockingbird 29.9% 24.2% 5.7% 0.8x
27   Golden-crowned Kinglet 25.8% 24.2% 1.6% 0.9x
28   Hermit Thrush 17.8% 24.2% 6.4% 1.4x
29   Killdeer 16.3% 24.2% 7.9% 1.5x
30   Herring Gull 6.0% 24.2% 18.2% 4.0x
31   Horned Grebe 3.7% 24.2% 20.6% 6.6x
32   Downy Woodpecker 42.4% 21.2% 21.2% 0.5x
33   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.3% 21.2% 11.0% 0.7x
34   American Goldfinch 27.6% 21.2% 6.4% 0.8x
35   European Starling 16.8% 21.2% 4.4% 1.3x
36   Cedar Waxwing 8.0% 21.2% 13.2% 2.7x
37   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 41.1% 18.2% 22.9% 0.4x
38   Northern Flicker 28.0% 18.2% 9.8% 0.6x
39   Red-shouldered Hawk 25.0% 18.2% 6.8% 0.7x
40   Eastern Phoebe 22.8% 18.2% 4.6% 0.8x
41   Bonaparte's Gull 8.8% 18.2% 9.4% 2.1x
42   Belted Kingfisher 20.0% 15.2% 4.8% 0.8x
43   Chipping Sparrow 16.2% 15.2% 1.0% 0.9x
44   Ring-necked Duck 8.9% 15.2% 6.2% 1.7x
45   Purple Finch 2.9% 15.2% 12.2% 5.2x
46   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24.3% 12.1% 12.2% 0.5x
47   Red-tailed Hawk 15.9% 12.1% 3.8% 0.8x
48   Eastern Towhee 32.8% 9.1% 23.7% 0.3x
49   White-breasted Nuthatch 30.2% 9.1% 21.1% 0.3x
50   Pine Warbler 20.6% 9.1% 11.6% 0.4x
51   Ruddy Duck 16.5% 9.1% 7.4% 0.6x
52   Field Sparrow 13.7% 9.1% 4.6% 0.7x
53   Gadwall 5.7% 9.1% 3.3% 1.6x
54   Eastern Meadowlark 4.2% 9.1% 4.8% 2.1x
55   Redhead 1.1% 9.1% 8.0% 8.3x
56   Loggerhead Shrike 0.7% 9.1% 8.4% 13.3x
57   Merlin 0.4% 9.1% 8.7% 25.8x
58   White-winged Scoter 0.3% 9.1% 8.8% 28.3x
59   Brown Thrasher 16.3% 6.1% 10.2% 0.4x
60   Swamp Sparrow 14.7% 6.1% 8.6% 0.4x
61   Winter Wren 11.0% 6.1% 4.9% 0.6x
62   Red-headed Woodpecker 10.8% 6.1% 4.8% 0.6x
63   Red-winged Blackbird 10.7% 6.1% 4.7% 0.6x
64   Rock Pigeon 7.1% 6.1% 1.0% 0.9x
65   Fox Sparrow 6.4% 6.1% 0.3% 1.0x
66   Pine Siskin 6.0% 6.1% 0.1% 1.0x
67   Northern Shoveler 4.0% 6.1% 2.1% 1.5x
68   Barred Owl 3.2% 6.1% 2.8% 1.9x
69   American Black Duck 2.1% 6.1% 3.9% 2.8x
70   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.0% 6.1% 4.1% 3.1x
71   Common Loon 1.7% 6.1% 4.4% 3.6x
72   Common Goldeneye 1.4% 6.1% 4.7% 4.5x
73   Lesser Black-backed Gull 1.0% 6.1% 5.0% 6.0x
74   Common Merganser 0.9% 6.1% 5.1% 6.5x
75   Long-tailed Duck 0.3% 6.1% 5.8% 20.9x
76   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.2% 6.1% 5.8% 25.5x
77   Eared Grebe 0.1% 6.1% 6.0% 65.1x
78   House Finch 21.2% 3.0% 18.2% 0.1x
79   Pileated Woodpecker 12.3% 3.0% 9.3% 0.2x
80   Brown Creeper 9.0% 3.0% 6.0% 0.3x
81   American Kestrel 5.7% 3.0% 2.7% 0.5x
82   Lesser Scaup 4.6% 3.0% 1.6% 0.7x
83   Savannah Sparrow 4.2% 3.0% 1.2% 0.7x
84   Green-winged Teal 4.1% 3.0% 1.1% 0.7x
85   American Coot 3.2% 3.0% 0.2% 0.9x
86   Fish Crow 3.2% 3.0% 0.1% 1.0x
87   Rusty Blackbird 3.0% 3.0% 0.1% 1.0x
88   gull sp. 1.5% 3.0% 1.6% 2.1x
89   Red-breasted Merganser 1.3% 3.0% 1.8% 2.4x
90   Greater/Lesser Scaup 1.2% 3.0% 1.8% 2.5x
91   Orange-crowned Warbler 1.2% 3.0% 1.8% 2.5x
92   Great Egret 1.1% 3.0% 1.9% 2.7x
93   Blue-headed Vireo 0.8% 3.0% 2.2% 3.8x
94   Northern Pintail 0.5% 3.0% 2.5% 5.7x
95   Wild Turkey 0.4% 3.0% 2.7% 8.1x
96   Great Black-backed Gull 0.3% 3.0% 2.7% 9.8x
97   Red-throated Loon 0.1% 3.0% 3.0% 58.5x
98   Spotted Sandpiper 0.0% 3.0% 3.0% 73.2x
99   Sandhill Crane 0.0% 3.0% 3.0% 292.7x
100   Osprey 0.0% 3.0% 3.0% 292.7x
101   Black-headed Gull 0% 3.0% 3.0%