Bird Finder

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

based on 19 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler 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   Great Blue Heron 42.8% 73.7% 30.9% 1.7x
2   Mallard 22.2% 63.2% 40.9% 2.8x
3   Double-crested Cormorant 20.3% 47.4% 27.1% 2.3x
4   Carolina Wren 75.3% 42.1% 33.2% 0.6x
5   Northern Cardinal 72.3% 42.1% 30.2% 0.6x
6   Blue Jay 70.8% 42.1% 28.7% 0.6x
7   American Crow 68.4% 42.1% 26.3% 0.6x
8   Carolina Chickadee 71.1% 26.3% 44.8% 0.4x
9   Tufted Titmouse 65.4% 26.3% 39.1% 0.4x
10   Belted Kingfisher 29.8% 26.3% 3.5% 0.9x
11   Graylag Goose 1.2% 26.3% 25.1% 21.2x
12   Red-bellied Woodpecker 69.0% 21.1% 47.9% 0.3x
13   Canada Goose 25.9% 21.1% 4.9% 0.8x
14   Wood Duck 5.9% 21.1% 15.2% 3.6x
15   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.0% 15.8% 21.2% 0.4x
16   Chimney Swift 12.3% 15.8% 3.5% 1.3x
17   Downy Woodpecker 57.6% 10.5% 47.1% 0.2x
18   Eastern Phoebe 54.0% 10.5% 43.4% 0.2x
19   Turkey Vulture 43.8% 10.5% 33.3% 0.2x
20   Eastern Towhee 37.7% 10.5% 27.2% 0.3x
21   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.6% 10.5% 25.0% 0.3x
22   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.4% 10.5% 24.9% 0.3x
23   Mourning Dove 28.4% 10.5% 17.8% 0.4x
24   Black Vulture 21.7% 10.5% 11.2% 0.5x
25   Great Egret 15.7% 10.5% 5.1% 0.7x
26   Rock Pigeon 5.5% 10.5% 5.1% 1.9x
27   Common Tern 0.2% 10.5% 10.3% 49.6x
28   Northern Flicker 55.0% 5.3% 49.7% 0.1x
29   Eastern Bluebird 53.8% 5.3% 48.5% 0.1x
30   American Robin 35.8% 5.3% 30.6% 0.1x
31   Pine Warbler 35.2% 5.3% 30.0% 0.1x
32   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.8% 5.3% 27.6% 0.2x
33   House Finch 29.1% 5.3% 23.8% 0.2x
34   Killdeer 23.4% 5.3% 18.2% 0.2x
35   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 5.3% 13.3% 0.3x
36   Bald Eagle 15.2% 5.3% 9.9% 0.3x
37   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 5.3% 9.8% 0.3x
38   Common Grackle 14.1% 5.3% 8.8% 0.4x
39   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.5% 5.3% 8.3% 0.4x
40   Red-tailed Hawk 12.4% 5.3% 7.2% 0.4x
41   Brown-headed Cowbird 8.9% 5.3% 3.7% 0.6x
42   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.1% 5.3% 2.8% 0.6x
43   Cedar Waxwing 6.7% 5.3% 1.4% 0.8x
44   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.4% 5.3% 0.2% 1.0x
45   Pine Siskin 2.5% 5.3% 2.7% 2.1x
46   Muscovy Duck 1.8% 5.3% 3.5% 2.9x
47   Graylag x Swan Goose (hybrid) 0% 5.3% 5.3%
48   Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 0% 5.3% 5.3%