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

based on 32 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only during the month of September. 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   Turkey Vulture 39.5% 34.4% 5.2% 0.9x
2   Great Blue Heron 44.7% 31.2% 13.4% 0.7x
3   Double-crested Cormorant 15.3% 31.2% 15.9% 2.0x
4   Carolina Wren 77.1% 28.1% 48.9% 0.4x
5   Carolina Chickadee 71.3% 28.1% 43.2% 0.4x
6   American Crow 65.0% 28.1% 36.8% 0.4x
7   Pine Warbler 40.6% 28.1% 12.4% 0.7x
8   Mourning Dove 38.4% 28.1% 10.2% 0.7x
9   Great Egret 29.3% 28.1% 1.2% 1.0x
10   Black Vulture 21.2% 25.0% 3.8% 1.2x
11   Northern Cardinal 73.6% 21.9% 51.7% 0.3x
12   Tufted Titmouse 65.5% 21.9% 43.6% 0.3x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 56.0% 21.9% 34.2% 0.4x
14   Eastern Bluebird 42.2% 21.9% 20.4% 0.5x
15   Bald Eagle 12.2% 21.9% 9.7% 1.8x
16   Blue Jay 60.5% 18.8% 41.8% 0.3x
17   American Goldfinch 47.3% 18.8% 28.6% 0.4x
18   Northern Mockingbird 31.2% 18.8% 12.4% 0.6x
19   Osprey 12.9% 18.8% 5.9% 1.5x
20   Caspian Tern 1.8% 18.8% 17.0% 10.6x
21   Forster's Tern 1.1% 18.8% 17.6% 16.8x
22   Brown-headed Nuthatch 36.0% 15.6% 20.4% 0.4x
23   Belted Kingfisher 28.1% 15.6% 12.5% 0.6x
24   Northern Flicker 22.6% 15.6% 6.9% 0.7x
25   Downy Woodpecker 56.3% 12.5% 43.8% 0.2x
26   Eastern Phoebe 37.2% 12.5% 24.7% 0.3x
27   Red-shouldered Hawk 36.7% 12.5% 24.2% 0.3x
28   White-eyed Vireo 33.6% 12.5% 21.1% 0.4x
29   Red-eyed Vireo 28.7% 12.5% 16.2% 0.4x
30   Eastern Wood-Pewee 27.8% 12.5% 15.3% 0.4x
31   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 26.5% 12.5% 14.0% 0.5x
32   Killdeer 24.0% 12.5% 11.5% 0.5x
33   Summer Tanager 22.4% 12.5% 9.9% 0.6x
34   Fish Crow 22.0% 12.5% 9.5% 0.6x
35   Sanderling 0.9% 12.5% 11.6% 13.5x
36   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 32.7% 9.4% 23.4% 0.3x
37   American Redstart 31.0% 9.4% 21.6% 0.3x
38   Common Yellowthroat 29.9% 9.4% 20.5% 0.3x
39   Eastern Towhee 26.4% 9.4% 17.0% 0.4x
40   Pileated Woodpecker 24.6% 9.4% 15.2% 0.4x
41   Magnolia Warbler 17.5% 9.4% 8.2% 0.5x
42   Red-headed Woodpecker 14.8% 9.4% 5.4% 0.6x
43   European Starling 10.9% 9.4% 1.5% 0.9x
44   Rock Pigeon 4.5% 9.4% 4.9% 2.1x
45   Semipalmated Plover 3.2% 9.4% 6.1% 2.9x
46   Western Sandpiper 0.8% 9.4% 8.5% 11.1x
47   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.4% 9.4% 9.0% 22.7x
48   Laughing Gull 0.4% 9.4% 9.0% 26.2x
49   White-breasted Nuthatch 36.5% 6.2% 30.2% 0.2x
50   Brown Thrasher 30.6% 6.2% 24.3% 0.2x
51   Northern Parula 25.1% 6.2% 18.8% 0.2x
52   Canada Goose 24.9% 6.2% 18.6% 0.3x
53   Chimney Swift 24.5% 6.2% 18.3% 0.3x
54   Black-and-white Warbler 24.2% 6.2% 18.0% 0.3x
55   Chipping Sparrow 14.3% 6.2% 8.1% 0.4x
56   Blue Grosbeak 11.4% 6.2% 5.1% 0.5x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 9.4% 6.2% 3.1% 0.7x
58   Spotted Sandpiper 5.7% 6.2% 0.5% 1.1x
59   Stilt Sandpiper 1.9% 6.2% 4.4% 3.3x
60   Black Tern 0.8% 6.2% 5.5% 8.3x
61   Common Tern 0.7% 6.2% 5.6% 9.0x
62   Sooty Tern 0.0% 6.2% 6.2% 170.4x
63   Bridled Tern 0.0% 6.2% 6.2% 681.6x
64   House Finch 19.6% 3.1% 16.4% 0.2x
65   Green Heron 10.8% 3.1% 7.6% 0.3x
66   Wood Duck 8.5% 3.1% 5.4% 0.4x
67   Yellow-throated Vireo 7.6% 3.1% 4.5% 0.4x
68   Barred Owl 5.7% 3.1% 2.6% 0.5x
69   Black-throated Blue Warbler 5.3% 3.1% 2.2% 0.6x
70   Solitary Sandpiper 5.1% 3.1% 1.9% 0.6x
71   Palm Warbler 4.9% 3.1% 1.8% 0.6x
72   Yellow-throated Warbler 4.8% 3.1% 1.6% 0.7x
73   Pectoral Sandpiper 4.7% 3.1% 1.6% 0.7x
74   Prairie Warbler 4.5% 3.1% 1.4% 0.7x
75   American Kestrel 3.7% 3.1% 0.6% 0.8x
76   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.0% 3.1% 0.1% 1.0x
77   Tennessee Warbler 2.9% 3.1% 0.3% 1.1x
78   Barn Swallow 1.7% 3.1% 1.4% 1.8x
79   Red-winged Blackbird 1.7% 3.1% 1.5% 1.9x
80   Eastern Kingbird 1.6% 3.1% 1.5% 1.9x
81   crow sp. 1.1% 3.1% 2.0% 2.7x
82   Wild Turkey 1.1% 3.1% 2.1% 3.0x
83   Eastern Meadowlark 1.0% 3.1% 2.1% 3.1x
84   Snowy Egret 0.9% 3.1% 2.3% 3.6x
85   Blue-headed Vireo 0.8% 3.1% 2.3% 3.7x
86   American Avocet 0.8% 3.1% 2.3% 4.0x
87   House Sparrow 0.8% 3.1% 2.4% 4.1x
88   Baird's Sandpiper 0.7% 3.1% 2.4% 4.3x
89   Tree Swallow 0.5% 3.1% 2.6% 6.0x
90   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.5% 3.1% 2.7% 6.8x
91   Peregrine Falcon 0.4% 3.1% 2.7% 7.7x
92   Sterna sp. 0.3% 3.1% 2.8% 9.0x
93   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.2% 3.1% 2.9% 12.6x
94   Ruddy Turnstone 0.2% 3.1% 2.9% 14.8x
95   Purple Martin 0.1% 3.1% 3.0% 21.3x
96   Bank Swallow 0.1% 3.1% 3.0% 37.9x
97   Sabine's Gull 0.1% 3.1% 3.1% 48.7x
98   Red Phalarope 0.0% 3.1% 3.1% 170.4x
99   Leach's Storm-Petrel 0.0% 3.1% 3.1% 340.8x
100   Red Knot 0% 3.1% 3.1%