Bird Finder

Top Birds at Mason Farm Biological Reserve in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 352 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Mason Farm Biological Reserve 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   Blue Jay 70.1% 88.1% 18.0% 1.3x
2   Carolina Wren 74.9% 86.4% 11.5% 1.2x
3   Red-bellied Woodpecker 68.4% 84.7% 16.3% 1.2x
4   Carolina Chickadee 70.6% 83.5% 12.9% 1.2x
5   Northern Cardinal 71.8% 83.2% 11.4% 1.2x
6   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 83.2% 18.5% 1.3x
7   Northern Flicker 54.1% 77.3% 23.2% 1.4x
8   Eastern Phoebe 53.1% 77.3% 24.2% 1.5x
9   American Crow 68.1% 74.7% 6.6% 1.1x
10   Downy Woodpecker 56.9% 74.7% 17.8% 1.3x
11   Eastern Bluebird 53.0% 74.7% 21.7% 1.4x
12   American Robin 34.9% 61.1% 26.2% 1.8x
13   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.9% 59.1% 47.2% 5.0x
14   Northern Mockingbird 42.4% 55.4% 13.0% 1.3x
15   Red-shouldered Hawk 34.7% 55.4% 20.7% 1.6x
16   Brown Thrasher 31.6% 55.1% 23.5% 1.7x
17   Turkey Vulture 43.4% 53.4% 10.0% 1.2x
18   Song Sparrow 34.2% 51.1% 16.9% 1.5x
19   American Goldfinch 32.9% 48.9% 15.9% 1.5x
20   Eastern Towhee 37.3% 47.7% 10.5% 1.3x
21   White-throated Sparrow 23.1% 47.7% 24.6% 2.1x
22   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.2% 44.9% 12.7% 1.4x
23   Gray Catbird 28.0% 44.0% 16.0% 1.6x
24   Pileated Woodpecker 21.5% 40.1% 18.6% 1.9x
25   European Starling 12.9% 36.1% 23.2% 2.8x
26   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.7% 34.4% 1.7% 1.1x
27   Pine Warbler 35.3% 33.0% 2.3% 0.9x
28   House Finch 29.0% 31.2% 2.3% 1.1x
29   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.7% 31.0% 4.7% 0.9x
30   Common Grackle 13.5% 30.1% 16.6% 2.2x
31   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.2% 29.8% 11.6% 1.6x
32   Common Yellowthroat 17.9% 29.8% 12.0% 1.7x
33   Swamp Sparrow 9.3% 25.9% 16.5% 2.8x
34   Hairy Woodpecker 14.7% 25.3% 10.6% 1.7x
35   Black Vulture 21.7% 23.3% 1.6% 1.1x
36   Northern Parula 21.5% 23.0% 1.5% 1.1x
37   Palm Warbler 17.0% 22.2% 5.2% 1.3x
38   Great Blue Heron 43.6% 21.0% 22.6% 0.5x
39   American Redstart 16.0% 21.0% 5.0% 1.3x
40   Belted Kingfisher 30.2% 20.2% 10.0% 0.7x
41   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 7.7% 20.2% 12.5% 2.6x
42   Mourning Dove 28.6% 19.9% 8.7% 0.7x
43   Fish Crow 17.5% 19.9% 2.4% 1.1x
44   Red-tailed Hawk 12.2% 19.0% 6.9% 1.6x
45   Golden-crowned Kinglet 14.9% 17.6% 2.7% 1.2x
46   Indigo Bunting 8.0% 16.8% 8.7% 2.1x
47   Barred Owl 3.7% 16.5% 12.8% 4.4x
48   Chipping Sparrow 23.0% 15.3% 7.6% 0.7x
49   Black-and-white Warbler 12.6% 15.1% 2.4% 1.2x
50   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.1% 14.8% 1.7% 1.1x
51   Magnolia Warbler 12.0% 14.8% 2.7% 1.2x
52   House Wren 7.9% 13.6% 5.8% 1.7x
53   Cedar Waxwing 6.4% 13.4% 6.9% 2.1x
54   Winter Wren 4.8% 12.8% 8.0% 2.7x
55   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.8% 12.2% 25.6% 0.3x
56   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.7% 11.4% 2.3% 0.8x
57   Red-winged Blackbird 7.7% 11.1% 3.3% 1.4x
58   Scarlet Tanager 6.4% 9.7% 3.2% 1.5x
59   Cooper's Hawk 7.6% 9.4% 1.7% 1.2x
60   Field Sparrow 4.8% 9.4% 4.5% 1.9x
61   Killdeer 23.9% 9.1% 14.8% 0.4x
62   Chimney Swift 12.4% 8.5% 3.9% 0.7x
63   Cape May Warbler 13.1% 8.2% 4.9% 0.6x
64   Canada Goose 26.6% 8.0% 18.6% 0.3x
65   Hermit Thrush 3.7% 7.7% 3.9% 2.1x
66   Red-eyed Vireo 7.5% 7.1% 0.4% 0.9x
67   White-eyed Vireo 5.3% 6.5% 1.2% 1.2x
68   Wood Duck 5.9% 6.0% 0.1% 1.0x
69   Swainson's Thrush 5.9% 5.4% 0.5% 0.9x
70   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.4% 5.1% 0.3% 0.9x
71   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 4.8% 1.5% 1.4x
72   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.3% 4.5% 0.7% 0.9x
73   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.0% 4.5% 1.5% 1.5x
74   Mallard 22.9% 4.3% 18.7% 0.2x
75   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 4.3% 0.8% 1.2x
76   Double-crested Cormorant 20.9% 4.0% 16.9% 0.2x
77   Dark-eyed Junco 2.2% 3.4% 1.2% 1.5x
78   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 3.1% 2.6% 0.5x
79   Blue Grosbeak 2.2% 3.1% 1.0% 1.4x
80   Blackpoll Warbler 6.2% 2.8% 3.3% 0.5x
81   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 2.8% 0.4% 1.1x
82   Brown Creeper 1.9% 2.8% 0.9% 1.5x
83   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 1.4% 2.8% 1.4% 2.0x
84   Northern Waterthrush 0.9% 2.8% 1.9% 3.0x
85   Brown-headed Cowbird 9.1% 2.6% 6.6% 0.3x
86   Bald Eagle 15.6% 2.3% 13.4% 0.1x
87   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 2.3% 1.1% 0.7x
88   Gray-cheeked Thrush 2.4% 2.3% 0.1% 0.9x
89   Ovenbird 1.8% 2.3% 0.5% 1.3x
90   American Kestrel 5.6% 2.0% 3.6% 0.4x
91   Yellow-throated Vireo 1.0% 2.0% 0.9% 1.9x
92   Yellow-throated Warbler 0.9% 2.0% 1.1% 2.3x
93   Accipiter sp. 0.4% 2.0% 1.6% 4.9x
94   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 1.7% 1.1% 0.6x
95   Bay-breasted Warbler 2.6% 1.7% 0.9% 0.6x
96   Summer Tanager 2.4% 1.7% 0.7% 0.7x
97   Hooded Warbler 1.1% 1.7% 0.6% 1.6x
98   Catharus sp. 0.4% 1.7% 1.3% 3.9x
99   Pied-billed Grebe 7.6% 1.4% 6.2% 0.2x
100   Eastern Meadowlark 4.5% 1.4% 3.1% 0.3x
101   hawk sp. 0.6% 1.4% 0.8% 2.2x
102   Prairie Warbler 0.6% 1.4% 0.8% 2.2x
103   Empidonax sp. 0.5% 1.4% 0.9% 2.7x
104   Baltimore Oriole 0.4% 1.4% 1.0% 3.3x
105   Least Flycatcher 0.1% 1.4% 1.3% 9.5x
106   Lark Sparrow 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 28.5x
107   Wood Thrush 3.3% 0.9% 2.5% 0.3x
108   Savannah Sparrow 2.8% 0.9% 2.0% 0.3x
109   House Sparrow 1.1% 0.9% 0.2% 0.8x
110   Purple Finch 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.0x
111   Nashville Warbler 0.7% 0.9% 0.1% 1.1x
112   new world sparrow sp. 0.6% 0.9% 0.2% 1.4x
113   Common Raven 0.6% 0.9% 0.3% 1.4x
114   Rusty Blackbird 0.5% 0.9% 0.3% 1.6x
115   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 0.9% 0.4% 2.0x
116   Merlin 1.1% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5x
117   White-crowned Sparrow 0.6% 0.6% 0.1% 0.9x
118   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.4% 0.6% 0.1% 1.3x
119   Connecticut Warbler 0.4% 0.6% 0.2% 1.4x
120   blackbird sp. 0.4% 0.6% 0.2% 1.6x
121   Worm-eating Warbler 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 1.8x
122   Broad-winged Hawk 0.2% 0.6% 0.4% 2.7x
123   Golden-winged Warbler 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 7.1x
124   Osprey 7.6% 0.3% 7.4% 0.0x
125   Pine Siskin 2.6% 0.3% 2.3% 0.1x
126   Greater Yellowlegs 1.9% 0.3% 1.6% 0.1x
127   Tree Swallow 1.6% 0.3% 1.3% 0.2x
128   Northern Harrier 1.3% 0.3% 1.0% 0.2x
129   Solitary Sandpiper 1.3% 0.3% 1.0% 0.2x
130   Green Heron 1.1% 0.3% 0.8% 0.3x
131   Yellow Warbler 1.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.3x
132   crow sp. 1.0% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3x
133   Veery 1.0% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3x
134   Wilson's Snipe 0.9% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3x
135   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4x
136   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.7% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4x
137   Philadelphia Vireo 0.7% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4x
138   Wild Turkey 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.6x
139   Wilson's Warbler 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.0x
140   American Bittern 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.1x
141   Black-billed Cuckoo 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.1x
142   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 1.1x
143   Bobolink 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 1.2x
144   Canada Warbler 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 4.8x
145   Kentucky Warbler 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 28.5x
146   owl sp. 0% 0.3% 0.3%