Bird Finder

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

based on 45 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler 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   Ring-billed Gull 28.7% 91.1% 62.4% 3.2x
2   Double-crested Cormorant 28.8% 77.8% 49.0% 2.7x
3   Great Blue Heron 42.5% 62.2% 19.7% 1.5x
4   American Crow 58.1% 57.8% 0.3% 1.0x
5   Carolina Wren 67.9% 53.3% 14.6% 0.8x
6   Pied-billed Grebe 20.0% 51.1% 31.1% 2.6x
7   Carolina Chickadee 64.5% 42.2% 22.2% 0.7x
8   Mallard 30.5% 42.2% 11.7% 1.4x
9   Northern Cardinal 63.0% 37.8% 25.2% 0.6x
10   Canada Goose 31.9% 37.8% 5.9% 1.2x
11   Red-bellied Woodpecker 58.0% 35.6% 22.5% 0.6x
12   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.8% 35.6% 14.2% 0.7x
13   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.3% 35.6% 0.8% 1.0x
14   Tufted Titmouse 58.5% 33.3% 25.1% 0.6x
15   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.4% 31.1% 1.3% 1.0x
16   Bald Eagle 16.4% 31.1% 14.7% 1.9x
17   Dark-eyed Junco 36.4% 28.9% 7.5% 0.8x
18   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.2% 28.9% 5.3% 0.8x
19   Bufflehead 14.6% 26.7% 12.1% 1.8x
20   Blue Jay 46.8% 24.4% 22.3% 0.5x
21   Turkey Vulture 36.4% 24.4% 12.0% 0.7x
22   Belted Kingfisher 24.1% 24.4% 0.4% 1.0x
23   Common Loon 3.0% 24.4% 21.4% 8.2x
24   Song Sparrow 54.0% 22.2% 31.7% 0.4x
25   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 22.2% 27.2% 0.4x
26   Downy Woodpecker 49.0% 20.0% 29.0% 0.4x
27   American Goldfinch 40.9% 20.0% 20.9% 0.5x
28   Northern Flicker 38.4% 20.0% 18.4% 0.5x
29   American Robin 36.2% 20.0% 16.2% 0.6x
30   Horned Grebe 5.4% 20.0% 14.6% 3.7x
31   Red-throated Loon 0.1% 20.0% 19.9% 193.4x
32   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.6% 17.8% 16.8% 0.5x
33   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.3% 17.8% 10.5% 0.6x
34   Ruddy Duck 15.4% 17.8% 2.3% 1.2x
35   Graylag Goose 0.7% 17.8% 17.0% 23.8x
36   White-throated Sparrow 61.7% 15.6% 46.2% 0.3x
37   Northern Mockingbird 32.7% 15.6% 17.1% 0.5x
38   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 31.1% 15.6% 15.5% 0.5x
39   Hooded Merganser 19.5% 13.3% 6.2% 0.7x
40   Pine Warbler 18.2% 13.3% 4.9% 0.7x
41   Mourning Dove 24.4% 11.1% 13.3% 0.5x
42   Killdeer 17.3% 11.1% 6.2% 0.6x
43   Red-winged Blackbird 14.7% 11.1% 3.6% 0.8x
44   Ring-necked Duck 8.4% 11.1% 2.7% 1.3x
45   Eastern Phoebe 28.7% 8.9% 19.8% 0.3x
46   European Starling 16.0% 8.9% 7.1% 0.6x
47   Winter Wren 15.2% 8.9% 6.3% 0.6x
48   Herring Gull 5.6% 8.9% 3.3% 1.6x
49   Northern Shoveler 4.4% 8.9% 4.5% 2.0x
50   Hermit Thrush 22.4% 6.7% 15.7% 0.3x
51   Chipping Sparrow 20.6% 6.7% 14.0% 0.3x
52   Brown Thrasher 19.5% 6.7% 12.8% 0.3x
53   Field Sparrow 18.0% 6.7% 11.3% 0.4x
54   Swamp Sparrow 17.0% 6.7% 10.4% 0.4x
55   Red-tailed Hawk 16.7% 6.7% 10.0% 0.4x
56   Cedar Waxwing 11.9% 6.7% 5.2% 0.6x
57   Rock Pigeon 6.4% 6.7% 0.2% 1.0x
58   Wood Duck 3.8% 6.7% 2.8% 1.7x
59   American Coot 3.1% 6.7% 3.5% 2.1x
60   Redhead 1.0% 6.7% 5.6% 6.4x
61   Eastern Towhee 39.3% 4.4% 34.9% 0.1x
62   House Finch 24.0% 4.4% 19.6% 0.2x
63   Black Vulture 17.7% 4.4% 13.2% 0.3x
64   Pileated Woodpecker 15.8% 4.4% 11.3% 0.3x
65   Bonaparte's Gull 11.5% 4.4% 7.0% 0.4x
66   Brown Creeper 11.1% 4.4% 6.7% 0.4x
67   Eastern Meadowlark 3.9% 4.4% 0.5% 1.1x
68   Lesser Scaup 3.7% 4.4% 0.7% 1.2x
69   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.6% 4.4% 1.8% 1.7x
70   American Wigeon 1.2% 4.4% 3.2% 3.6x
71   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 4.4% 4.4% 55.3x
72   Red-headed Woodpecker 12.7% 2.2% 10.5% 0.2x
73   Hairy Woodpecker 12.1% 2.2% 9.9% 0.2x
74   American Kestrel 6.3% 2.2% 4.1% 0.4x
75   American Pipit 3.2% 2.2% 1.0% 0.7x
76   Barred Owl 3.0% 2.2% 0.8% 0.7x
77   Palm Warbler 2.5% 2.2% 0.3% 0.9x
78   Wilson's Snipe 1.9% 2.2% 0.3% 1.2x
79   gull sp. 1.8% 2.2% 0.4% 1.2x
80   Horned Lark 1.6% 2.2% 0.7% 1.4x
81   Red-breasted Merganser 1.4% 2.2% 0.8% 1.6x
82   Canvasback 1.4% 2.2% 0.8% 1.6x
83   Northern Pintail 1.0% 2.2% 1.2% 2.3x
84   Loggerhead Shrike 0.7% 2.2% 1.5% 3.0x
85   Baltimore Oriole 0.2% 2.2% 2.0% 10.2x
86   Tundra Swan 0.2% 2.2% 2.0% 12.1x
87   Laughing Gull 0.2% 2.2% 2.1% 13.8x
88   Dunlin 0.1% 2.2% 2.1% 27.6x