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

based on 37 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 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   American Crow 68.3% 59.5% 8.9% 0.9x
2   Turkey Vulture 43.7% 59.5% 15.8% 1.4x
3   Great Blue Heron 42.8% 59.5% 16.7% 1.4x
4   Carolina Wren 75.3% 54.1% 21.3% 0.7x
5   Blue Jay 70.8% 51.4% 19.4% 0.7x
6   Double-crested Cormorant 20.2% 51.4% 31.2% 2.5x
7   Northern Cardinal 72.3% 48.6% 23.7% 0.7x
8   Carolina Chickadee 71.1% 48.6% 22.4% 0.7x
9   Red-bellied Woodpecker 69.0% 45.9% 23.1% 0.7x
10   Tufted Titmouse 65.4% 45.9% 19.5% 0.7x
11   Northern Flicker 54.9% 45.9% 9.0% 0.8x
12   Eastern Bluebird 53.8% 43.2% 10.5% 0.8x
13   Pine Warbler 35.2% 43.2% 8.1% 1.2x
14   Black Vulture 21.6% 43.2% 21.6% 2.0x
15   Northern Mockingbird 42.9% 40.5% 2.3% 0.9x
16   Mourning Dove 28.3% 40.5% 12.3% 1.4x
17   Killdeer 23.3% 37.8% 14.5% 1.6x
18   Downy Woodpecker 57.6% 35.1% 22.5% 0.6x
19   Belted Kingfisher 29.8% 35.1% 5.3% 1.2x
20   Osprey 7.3% 35.1% 27.8% 4.8x
21   Eastern Phoebe 54.0% 32.4% 21.5% 0.6x
22   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.0% 32.4% 4.5% 0.9x
23   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.8% 32.4% 0.3% 1.0x
24   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.6% 32.4% 0.2% 1.0x
25   Palm Warbler 17.1% 29.7% 12.6% 1.7x
26   Bald Eagle 15.1% 29.7% 14.6% 2.0x
27   European Starling 13.6% 29.7% 16.1% 2.2x
28   Song Sparrow 34.8% 27.0% 7.8% 0.8x
29   Canada Goose 25.9% 27.0% 1.1% 1.0x
30   Pileated Woodpecker 22.1% 27.0% 4.9% 1.2x
31   Great Egret 15.6% 27.0% 11.4% 1.7x
32   Chipping Sparrow 22.7% 24.3% 1.6% 1.1x
33   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.6% 21.6% 13.9% 0.6x
34   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.4% 21.6% 13.8% 0.6x
35   American Goldfinch 33.5% 21.6% 11.9% 0.6x
36   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.0% 21.6% 6.6% 1.4x
37   Ring-billed Gull 4.1% 21.6% 17.5% 5.3x
38   American Robin 35.8% 18.9% 16.9% 0.5x
39   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 18.9% 0.3% 1.0x
40   Fish Crow 17.6% 18.9% 1.3% 1.1x
41   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.5% 18.9% 5.4% 1.4x
42   Red-tailed Hawk 12.4% 18.9% 6.5% 1.5x
43   Pied-billed Grebe 7.4% 18.9% 11.6% 2.6x
44   Wood Duck 5.9% 16.2% 10.4% 2.8x
45   Eastern Towhee 37.7% 13.5% 24.2% 0.4x
46   House Finch 29.1% 13.5% 15.6% 0.5x
47   White-throated Sparrow 24.0% 13.5% 10.5% 0.6x
48   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 13.5% 0.4% 1.0x
49   Dark-eyed Junco 2.2% 13.5% 11.3% 6.1x
50   Loggerhead Shrike 0.5% 13.5% 13.0% 28.6x
51   Northern Parula 21.6% 10.8% 10.7% 0.5x
52   Black-and-white Warbler 12.7% 10.8% 1.9% 0.9x
53   Red-winged Blackbird 7.8% 10.8% 3.0% 1.4x
54   Rock Pigeon 5.5% 10.8% 5.3% 2.0x
55   Eastern Meadowlark 4.4% 10.8% 6.4% 2.5x
56   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 10.8% 7.3% 3.1x
57   Savannah Sparrow 2.7% 10.8% 8.1% 4.0x
58   Brown Thrasher 32.5% 8.1% 24.4% 0.2x
59   Mallard 22.3% 8.1% 14.2% 0.4x
60   Common Yellowthroat 18.3% 8.1% 10.2% 0.4x
61   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 8.1% 7.0% 0.5x
62   Magnolia Warbler 12.1% 8.1% 4.0% 0.7x
63   Swamp Sparrow 9.9% 8.1% 1.8% 0.8x
64   House Wren 8.1% 8.1% 0.1% 1.0x
65   American Kestrel 5.5% 8.1% 2.6% 1.5x
66   Hermit Thrush 3.9% 8.1% 4.3% 2.1x
67   American Coot 1.7% 8.1% 6.4% 4.9x
68   Common Loon 0.7% 8.1% 7.4% 11.7x
69   Laughing Gull 0.7% 8.1% 7.4% 12.2x
70   Horned Grebe 0.6% 8.1% 7.6% 14.7x
71   Forster's Tern 0.6% 8.1% 7.6% 14.7x
72   Wild Turkey 0.4% 8.1% 7.7% 20.0x
73   Gray Catbird 28.6% 5.4% 23.2% 0.2x
74   American Redstart 16.2% 5.4% 10.8% 0.3x
75   Chimney Swift 12.3% 5.4% 6.9% 0.4x
76   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.3% 5.4% 0.1% 1.0x
77   Winter Wren 5.1% 5.4% 0.3% 1.1x
78   Field Sparrow 5.0% 5.4% 0.4% 1.1x
79   Spotted Sandpiper 1.7% 5.4% 3.8% 3.3x
80   Bonaparte's Gull 0.9% 5.4% 4.5% 6.1x
81   Black-bellied Plover 0.3% 5.4% 5.1% 19.3x
82   Common Grackle 14.1% 2.7% 11.4% 0.2x
83   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.7% 2.7% 10.9% 0.2x
84   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 2.7% 10.3% 0.2x
85   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 2.7% 5.0% 0.3x
86   Blackpoll Warbler 6.1% 2.7% 3.4% 0.4x
87   Swainson's Thrush 5.9% 2.7% 3.2% 0.5x
88   White-eyed Vireo 5.4% 2.7% 2.7% 0.5x
89   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 2.7% 0.7% 0.8x
90   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 2.7% 0.7% 0.8x
91   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.0% 2.7% 0.3% 0.9x
92   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 2.7% 0.1% 1.0x
93   Gray-cheeked Thrush 2.4% 2.7% 0.3% 1.1x
94   Least Sandpiper 1.9% 2.7% 0.8% 1.4x
95   Tree Swallow 1.5% 2.7% 1.2% 1.8x
96   Northern Shoveler 1.3% 2.7% 1.4% 2.0x
97   American Pipit 1.3% 2.7% 1.4% 2.1x
98   Solitary Sandpiper 1.2% 2.7% 1.5% 2.2x
99   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.2% 2.7% 1.5% 2.3x
100   Yellow-throated Warbler 0.9% 2.7% 1.8% 3.0x
101   Ring-necked Duck 0.9% 2.7% 1.8% 3.1x
102   Herring Gull 0.7% 2.7% 2.0% 3.6x
103   Prairie Warbler 0.7% 2.7% 2.0% 4.1x
104   Rusty Blackbird 0.6% 2.7% 2.2% 4.9x
105   Franklin's Gull 0.5% 2.7% 2.2% 5.0x
106   Semipalmated Sandpiper 0.4% 2.7% 2.3% 7.0x
107   Barn Swallow 0.3% 2.7% 2.4% 9.3x
108   Common Tern 0.2% 2.7% 2.5% 12.2x
109   Stilt Sandpiper 0.1% 2.7% 2.6% 28.0x
110   Long-billed Dowitcher 0.1% 2.7% 2.6% 46.7x
111   Great Cormorant 0% 2.7% 2.7%
112   Red Phalarope 0% 2.7% 2.7%