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

based on 21 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 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   American Goldfinch 58.4% 28.6% 29.9% 0.5x
2   Osprey 19.8% 28.6% 8.8% 1.4x
3   Carolina Wren 72.4% 23.8% 48.6% 0.3x
4   Northern Cardinal 66.1% 23.8% 42.3% 0.4x
5   Carolina Chickadee 59.1% 23.8% 35.3% 0.4x
6   Great Blue Heron 45.5% 23.8% 21.7% 0.5x
7   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 23.8% 16.1% 0.6x
8   Great Egret 31.9% 23.8% 8.1% 0.7x
9   Killdeer 20.6% 23.8% 3.2% 1.2x
10   Double-crested Cormorant 16.6% 23.8% 7.2% 1.4x
11   Tufted Titmouse 53.0% 19.0% 34.0% 0.4x
12   Mourning Dove 48.6% 19.0% 29.5% 0.4x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.7% 19.0% 20.7% 0.5x
14   Turkey Vulture 32.0% 19.0% 12.9% 0.6x
15   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 19.0% 8.0% 1.7x
16   Spotted Sandpiper 10.0% 19.0% 9.0% 1.9x
17   Bald Eagle 8.0% 19.0% 11.1% 2.4x
18   Solitary Sandpiper 5.7% 19.0% 13.3% 3.3x
19   Pectoral Sandpiper 5.0% 19.0% 14.1% 3.8x
20   American Crow 53.1% 14.3% 38.8% 0.3x
21   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.3% 14.3% 28.0% 0.3x
22   Eastern Bluebird 39.3% 14.3% 25.0% 0.4x
23   American Robin 29.8% 14.3% 15.5% 0.5x
24   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.1% 14.3% 10.8% 0.6x
25   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.3% 14.3% 5.0% 0.7x
26   Black Vulture 15.5% 14.3% 1.2% 0.9x
27   Eastern Kingbird 13.9% 14.3% 0.4% 1.0x
28   Wood Duck 11.0% 14.3% 3.3% 1.3x
29   Northern Flicker 9.7% 14.3% 4.6% 1.5x
30   Least Sandpiper 6.4% 14.3% 7.9% 2.2x
31   Little Blue Heron 5.0% 14.3% 9.3% 2.9x
32   Stilt Sandpiper 1.5% 14.3% 12.8% 9.4x
33   Blue Jay 36.8% 9.5% 27.3% 0.3x
34   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.8% 9.5% 25.3% 0.3x
35   Northern Mockingbird 31.7% 9.5% 22.2% 0.3x
36   Gray Catbird 27.3% 9.5% 17.8% 0.3x
37   Fish Crow 26.4% 9.5% 16.9% 0.4x
38   Canada Goose 24.6% 9.5% 15.1% 0.4x
39   Red-eyed Vireo 21.8% 9.5% 12.3% 0.4x
40   Belted Kingfisher 21.0% 9.5% 11.4% 0.5x
41   White-eyed Vireo 20.5% 9.5% 11.0% 0.5x
42   Eastern Phoebe 19.8% 9.5% 10.2% 0.5x
43   Mallard 17.8% 9.5% 8.2% 0.5x
44   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.7% 9.5% 7.2% 0.6x
45   Pine Warbler 15.6% 9.5% 6.1% 0.6x
46   Summer Tanager 15.2% 9.5% 5.7% 0.6x
47   Pileated Woodpecker 14.6% 9.5% 5.1% 0.7x
48   Barn Swallow 12.0% 9.5% 2.5% 0.8x
49   European Starling 10.7% 9.5% 1.2% 0.9x
50   Acadian Flycatcher 9.4% 9.5% 0.1% 1.0x
51   Rock Pigeon 6.1% 9.5% 3.4% 1.6x
52   Lesser Yellowlegs 3.6% 9.5% 5.9% 2.6x
53   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.5% 9.5% 6.0% 2.7x
54   Semipalmated Plover 3.2% 9.5% 6.3% 3.0x
55   Prothonotary Warbler 2.7% 9.5% 6.9% 3.6x
56   Caspian Tern 2.2% 9.5% 7.3% 4.3x
57   Eastern Meadowlark 1.9% 9.5% 7.6% 4.9x
58   Black Tern 1.7% 9.5% 7.8% 5.5x
59   Blue-winged Teal 1.0% 9.5% 8.5% 9.1x
60   Wilson's Phalarope 0.6% 9.5% 8.9% 16.3x
61   Baird's Sandpiper 0.6% 9.5% 9.0% 16.8x
62   Laughing Gull 0.3% 9.5% 9.3% 35.8x
63   Long-billed Dowitcher 0.1% 9.5% 9.5% 179.1x
64   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.4% 4.8% 22.7% 0.2x
65   Eastern Towhee 26.2% 4.8% 21.4% 0.2x
66   Red-shouldered Hawk 24.0% 4.8% 19.2% 0.2x
67   Blue Grosbeak 22.0% 4.8% 17.2% 0.2x
68   Green Heron 17.1% 4.8% 12.3% 0.3x
69   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 4.8% 5.8% 0.5x
70   Hairy Woodpecker 7.8% 4.8% 3.0% 0.6x
71   Northern Parula 6.9% 4.8% 2.2% 0.7x
72   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 4.8% 1.6% 0.7x
73   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.9% 4.8% 1.1% 0.8x
74   Prairie Warbler 3.1% 4.8% 1.6% 1.5x
75   Snowy Egret 2.6% 4.8% 2.1% 1.8x
76   Purple Martin 2.6% 4.8% 2.1% 1.8x
77   Greater Yellowlegs 1.8% 4.8% 2.9% 2.6x
78   Scarlet Tanager 1.5% 4.8% 3.3% 3.3x
79   Short-billed Dowitcher 1.4% 4.8% 3.3% 3.4x
80   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.9% 4.8% 3.8% 5.2x
81   swallow sp. 0.8% 4.8% 4.0% 6.0x
82   Broad-winged Hawk 0.7% 4.8% 4.0% 6.6x
83   Western Sandpiper 0.7% 4.8% 4.1% 7.3x
84   American Avocet 0.5% 4.8% 4.3% 9.6x
85   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.3% 4.8% 4.5% 15.8x
86   Willet 0.2% 4.8% 4.5% 20.7x
87   Black-bellied Plover 0.1% 4.8% 4.6% 33.6x
88   Red Knot 0.1% 4.8% 4.6% 33.6x
89   Ruddy Turnstone 0.1% 4.8% 4.6% 38.4x
90   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.1% 4.8% 4.6% 38.4x
91   Glossy Ibis 0.1% 4.8% 4.7% 89.6x
92   Marbled Godwit 0.0% 4.8% 4.7% 134.4x
93   Ring-necked Duck 0.0% 4.8% 4.7% 268.7x
94   American Woodcock 0% 4.8% 4.8%