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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) in December
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 12 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) during the month of December. 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   Double-crested Cormorant 28.9% 91.7% 62.7% 3.2x
2   Ring-billed Gull 29.0% 83.3% 54.4% 2.9x
3   Bonaparte's Gull 11.3% 83.3% 72.0% 7.4x
4   White-throated Sparrow 61.5% 75.0% 13.5% 1.2x
5   Red-headed Woodpecker 12.6% 75.0% 62.4% 6.0x
6   Song Sparrow 53.8% 66.7% 12.9% 1.2x
7   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.7% 66.7% 17.0% 1.3x
8   Eastern Towhee 39.1% 66.7% 27.6% 1.7x
9   Carolina Chickadee 64.4% 58.3% 6.0% 0.9x
10   American Crow 58.1% 58.3% 0.3% 1.0x
11   Pied-billed Grebe 20.1% 58.3% 38.2% 2.9x
12   Horned Grebe 5.4% 58.3% 52.9% 10.8x
13   Northern Cardinal 62.9% 50.0% 12.9% 0.8x
14   Great Blue Heron 42.6% 50.0% 7.4% 1.2x
15   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.1% 50.0% 15.9% 1.5x
16   Mourning Dove 24.3% 50.0% 25.7% 2.1x
17   Herring Gull 5.5% 50.0% 44.5% 9.0x
18   Carolina Wren 67.9% 41.7% 26.2% 0.6x
19   Eastern Bluebird 49.3% 41.7% 7.6% 0.8x
20   American Goldfinch 40.8% 41.7% 0.9% 1.0x
21   Dark-eyed Junco 36.4% 41.7% 5.3% 1.1x
22   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.4% 41.7% 9.3% 1.3x
23   Chipping Sparrow 20.5% 41.7% 21.1% 2.0x
24   Pine Warbler 18.2% 41.7% 23.5% 2.3x
25   Bald Eagle 16.4% 41.7% 25.2% 2.5x
26   Downy Woodpecker 48.8% 33.3% 15.5% 0.7x
27   Blue Jay 46.7% 33.3% 13.3% 0.7x
28   Northern Flicker 38.3% 33.3% 5.0% 0.9x
29   Eastern Phoebe 28.6% 33.3% 4.7% 1.2x
30   Tufted Titmouse 58.4% 25.0% 33.4% 0.4x
31   Red-bellied Woodpecker 58.0% 25.0% 33.0% 0.4x
32   Turkey Vulture 36.4% 25.0% 11.4% 0.7x
33   Field Sparrow 17.9% 25.0% 7.1% 1.4x
34   Winter Wren 15.1% 25.0% 9.9% 1.7x
35   Red-winged Blackbird 14.7% 25.0% 10.3% 1.7x
36   Fox Sparrow 6.9% 25.0% 18.1% 3.6x
37   Common Loon 3.1% 25.0% 21.9% 8.1x
38   Lesser Black-backed Gull 0.7% 25.0% 24.3% 37.7x
39   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.4% 16.7% 19.7% 0.5x
40   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.6% 16.7% 17.9% 0.5x
41   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 31.0% 16.7% 14.3% 0.5x
42   Mallard 30.6% 16.7% 13.9% 0.5x
43   House Finch 23.9% 16.7% 7.3% 0.7x
44   Pileated Woodpecker 15.7% 16.7% 1.0% 1.1x
45   Bufflehead 14.6% 16.7% 2.0% 1.1x
46   Brown Creeper 11.1% 16.7% 5.6% 1.5x
47   Ring-necked Duck 8.4% 16.7% 8.2% 2.0x
48   Gadwall 5.0% 16.7% 11.7% 3.3x
49   American Coot 3.1% 16.7% 13.5% 5.3x
50   Northern Mockingbird 32.6% 8.3% 24.3% 0.3x
51   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.3% 8.3% 19.9% 0.3x
52   Hermit Thrush 22.3% 8.3% 14.0% 0.4x
53   Brown Thrasher 19.4% 8.3% 11.1% 0.4x
54   Black Vulture 17.6% 8.3% 9.3% 0.5x
55   Killdeer 17.3% 8.3% 9.0% 0.5x
56   Swamp Sparrow 17.0% 8.3% 8.6% 0.5x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 16.6% 8.3% 8.3% 0.5x
58   Hairy Woodpecker 12.0% 8.3% 3.7% 0.7x
59   Pine Siskin 9.3% 8.3% 1.0% 0.9x
60   Purple Finch 5.4% 8.3% 2.9% 1.5x
61   Cooper's Hawk 4.8% 8.3% 3.6% 1.8x
62   Red-breasted Merganser 1.4% 8.3% 6.9% 5.9x
63   duck sp. 1.2% 8.3% 7.2% 7.2x
64   Northern Harrier 1.0% 8.3% 7.3% 8.0x
65   Greater/Lesser Scaup 0.7% 8.3% 7.7% 12.8x
66   Wild Turkey 0.3% 8.3% 8.0% 24.3x
67   Wilson's Warbler 0.1% 8.3% 8.3% 145.6x