Bird Finder

Top Birds at Lake Wheeler in January
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 38 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler 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   Ring-billed Gull 31.2% 68.4% 37.2% 2.2x
2   Mallard 33.4% 65.8% 32.4% 2.0x
3   Double-crested Cormorant 27.6% 65.8% 38.2% 2.4x
4   Great Blue Heron 39.4% 60.5% 21.1% 1.5x
5   American Crow 52.4% 50.0% 2.4% 1.0x
6   Pied-billed Grebe 17.6% 47.4% 29.8% 2.7x
7   Carolina Chickadee 59.7% 39.5% 20.2% 0.7x
8   Carolina Wren 61.0% 36.8% 24.2% 0.6x
9   Canada Goose 35.1% 36.8% 1.8% 1.1x
10   Ruddy Duck 16.4% 36.8% 20.4% 2.2x
11   Tufted Titmouse 54.4% 34.2% 20.2% 0.6x
12   Dark-eyed Junco 30.3% 31.6% 1.3% 1.0x
13   Belted Kingfisher 19.9% 31.6% 11.7% 1.6x
14   Eastern Bluebird 42.6% 28.9% 13.7% 0.7x
15   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 41.1% 28.9% 12.1% 0.7x
16   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.2% 28.9% 3.3% 0.9x
17   Golden-crowned Kinglet 25.8% 28.9% 3.1% 1.1x
18   Turkey Vulture 35.3% 26.3% 9.0% 0.7x
19   American Robin 30.6% 26.3% 4.3% 0.9x
20   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.2% 26.3% 3.9% 0.9x
21   White-breasted Nuthatch 30.2% 26.3% 3.9% 0.9x
22   Bufflehead 15.7% 26.3% 10.6% 1.7x
23   Northern Cardinal 59.3% 23.7% 35.6% 0.4x
24   Red-bellied Woodpecker 51.2% 23.7% 27.6% 0.5x
25   Downy Woodpecker 42.4% 23.7% 18.7% 0.6x
26   Blue Jay 38.1% 23.7% 14.5% 0.6x
27   Bald Eagle 16.7% 23.7% 7.0% 1.4x
28   White-throated Sparrow 53.0% 21.1% 32.0% 0.4x
29   Song Sparrow 49.8% 21.1% 28.8% 0.4x
30   American Goldfinch 27.6% 21.1% 6.6% 0.8x
31   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24.3% 21.1% 3.2% 0.9x
32   Hooded Merganser 21.9% 21.1% 0.9% 1.0x
33   Northern Shoveler 3.9% 21.1% 17.1% 5.4x
34   Red-shouldered Hawk 25.0% 18.4% 6.6% 0.7x
35   Eastern Phoebe 22.8% 18.4% 4.4% 0.8x
36   Pine Warbler 20.6% 18.4% 2.2% 0.9x
37   American Coot 3.2% 18.4% 15.3% 5.8x
38   Fish Crow 3.1% 18.4% 15.3% 5.9x
39   American Wigeon 0.7% 18.4% 17.7% 27.4x
40   Northern Mockingbird 30.0% 15.8% 14.2% 0.5x
41   Northern Flicker 28.0% 15.8% 12.2% 0.6x
42   Red-tailed Hawk 15.9% 15.8% 0.1% 1.0x
43   Green-winged Teal 4.1% 15.8% 11.7% 3.9x
44   Canvasback 1.5% 15.8% 14.3% 10.4x
45   Mourning Dove 30.3% 13.2% 17.1% 0.4x
46   Hermit Thrush 17.9% 13.2% 4.7% 0.7x
47   Killdeer 16.4% 13.2% 3.2% 0.8x
48   Wood Duck 3.2% 13.2% 9.9% 4.1x
49   Eastern Towhee 32.8% 10.5% 22.3% 0.3x
50   European Starling 16.9% 10.5% 6.3% 0.6x
51   Pileated Woodpecker 12.3% 10.5% 1.8% 0.9x
52   Herring Gull 6.1% 10.5% 4.4% 1.7x
53   Horned Grebe 3.7% 10.5% 6.8% 2.8x
54   Graylag Goose 0.6% 10.5% 10.0% 18.8x
55   House Finch 21.2% 7.9% 13.3% 0.4x
56   Brown Thrasher 16.3% 7.9% 8.4% 0.5x
57   Brown Creeper 9.0% 7.9% 1.1% 0.9x
58   Ring-necked Duck 8.9% 7.9% 1.0% 0.9x
59   Lesser Scaup 4.6% 7.9% 3.3% 1.7x
60   American Black Duck 2.1% 7.9% 5.8% 3.7x
61   Great Black-backed Gull 0.3% 7.9% 7.6% 27.2x
62   Swamp Sparrow 14.7% 5.3% 9.4% 0.4x
63   Field Sparrow 13.8% 5.3% 8.5% 0.4x
64   Winter Wren 11.0% 5.3% 5.7% 0.5x
65   Cedar Waxwing 8.0% 5.3% 2.8% 0.7x
66   Rock Pigeon 7.1% 5.3% 1.8% 0.7x
67   Pine Siskin 6.0% 5.3% 0.7% 0.9x
68   Gadwall 5.8% 5.3% 0.5% 0.9x
69   American Kestrel 5.7% 5.3% 0.5% 0.9x
70   Savannah Sparrow 4.2% 5.3% 1.1% 1.3x
71   Red-breasted Merganser 1.2% 5.3% 4.0% 4.2x
72   Mute Swan 1.2% 5.3% 4.1% 4.3x
73   Redhead 1.1% 5.3% 4.2% 4.7x
74   Chipping Sparrow 16.2% 2.6% 13.6% 0.2x
75   Black Vulture 16.0% 2.6% 13.4% 0.2x
76   Red-headed Woodpecker 10.9% 2.6% 8.2% 0.2x
77   Hairy Woodpecker 10.2% 2.6% 7.5% 0.3x
78   Bonaparte's Gull 8.8% 2.6% 6.2% 0.3x
79   Fox Sparrow 6.4% 2.6% 3.8% 0.4x
80   Red-breasted Nuthatch 3.3% 2.6% 0.7% 0.8x
81   House Sparrow 1.7% 2.6% 1.0% 1.6x
82   Peregrine Falcon 0.5% 2.6% 2.1% 4.9x
83   Accipiter sp. 0.3% 2.6% 2.3% 8.8x
84   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 2.6% 2.5% 23.1x
85   Eared Grebe 0.1% 2.6% 2.5% 25.4x
86   Least Sandpiper 0.1% 2.6% 2.5% 31.8x
87   Northern Bobwhite 0.0% 2.6% 2.6% 84.7x
88   Swan Goose 0.0% 2.6% 2.6% 254.1x