Bird Finder

Top Birds at Brier Creek Reservoir in January
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 125 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Brier Creek Reservoir 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   Lesser Scaup 3.7% 75.2% 71.5% 20.2x
2   Hooded Merganser 21.4% 63.2% 41.8% 3.0x
3   Ring-billed Gull 31.0% 59.2% 28.2% 1.9x
4   Ring-necked Duck 8.3% 55.2% 46.9% 6.6x
5   Great Blue Heron 39.3% 54.4% 15.1% 1.4x
6   Greater Scaup 1.6% 54.4% 52.8% 34.9x
7   Ruddy Duck 16.1% 48.8% 32.7% 3.0x
8   Double-crested Cormorant 27.5% 40.0% 12.5% 1.5x
9   Bufflehead 15.4% 36.8% 21.4% 2.4x
10   Mallard 33.5% 32.0% 1.5% 1.0x
11   Canada Goose 35.1% 29.6% 5.5% 0.8x
12   Song Sparrow 50.0% 26.4% 23.6% 0.5x
13   Greater/Lesser Scaup 0.9% 25.6% 24.7% 28.2x
14   Turkey Vulture 35.4% 20.8% 14.6% 0.6x
15   Bald Eagle 16.7% 20.0% 3.3% 1.2x
16   American Crow 52.8% 19.2% 33.6% 0.4x
17   Blue Jay 38.3% 19.2% 19.1% 0.5x
18   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.4% 17.6% 14.8% 0.5x
19   Carolina Wren 61.5% 16.8% 44.7% 0.3x
20   Northern Mockingbird 30.1% 16.8% 13.3% 0.6x
21   Northern Cardinal 59.7% 16.0% 43.7% 0.3x
22   Red-tailed Hawk 15.9% 16.0% 0.1% 1.0x
23   Belted Kingfisher 20.0% 15.2% 4.8% 0.8x
24   Pied-billed Grebe 17.7% 15.2% 2.5% 0.9x
25   American Robin 30.8% 14.4% 16.4% 0.5x
26   Killdeer 16.4% 13.6% 2.8% 0.8x
27   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 41.4% 12.8% 28.6% 0.3x
28   Mourning Dove 30.4% 12.8% 17.6% 0.4x
29   Green-winged Teal 4.0% 12.8% 8.8% 3.2x
30   White-throated Sparrow 53.4% 12.0% 41.4% 0.2x
31   Eastern Bluebird 43.0% 12.0% 31.0% 0.3x
32   Canvasback 1.4% 12.0% 10.6% 8.3x
33   Carolina Chickadee 60.3% 11.2% 49.1% 0.2x
34   Tufted Titmouse 54.9% 10.4% 44.5% 0.2x
35   Red-bellied Woodpecker 51.7% 9.6% 42.1% 0.2x
36   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 8.8% 21.7% 0.3x
37   Northern Flicker 28.2% 8.8% 19.4% 0.3x
38   Black Vulture 16.1% 8.8% 7.3% 0.5x
39   European Starling 17.0% 8.0% 9.0% 0.5x
40   Downy Woodpecker 42.8% 7.2% 35.6% 0.2x
41   Eastern Towhee 33.1% 7.2% 25.9% 0.2x
42   American Goldfinch 27.9% 7.2% 20.7% 0.3x
43   Red-shouldered Hawk 25.2% 6.4% 18.8% 0.3x
44   Bonaparte's Gull 8.8% 6.4% 2.4% 0.7x
45   Gadwall 5.7% 6.4% 0.7% 1.1x
46   Swamp Sparrow 14.8% 5.6% 9.2% 0.4x
47   American Black Duck 2.1% 5.6% 3.5% 2.7x
48   Common Goldeneye 1.3% 5.6% 4.3% 4.3x
49   Golden-crowned Kinglet 26.1% 4.8% 21.3% 0.2x
50   Field Sparrow 13.8% 4.8% 9.0% 0.3x
51   Horned Grebe 3.7% 4.8% 1.1% 1.3x
52   Dark-eyed Junco 30.7% 3.2% 27.5% 0.1x
53   White-breasted Nuthatch 30.5% 3.2% 27.3% 0.1x
54   House Finch 21.4% 3.2% 18.2% 0.1x
55   Chipping Sparrow 16.3% 3.2% 13.1% 0.2x
56   Rock Pigeon 7.1% 3.2% 3.9% 0.4x
57   American Coot 3.2% 3.2% 0.0% 1.0x
58   duck sp. 1.2% 3.2% 2.0% 2.7x
59   Brown Thrasher 16.5% 2.4% 14.1% 0.1x
60   Red-winged Blackbird 10.8% 2.4% 8.4% 0.2x
61   Hairy Woodpecker 10.2% 2.4% 7.8% 0.2x
62   Cedar Waxwing 8.1% 2.4% 5.7% 0.3x
63   Fox Sparrow 6.4% 2.4% 4.0% 0.4x
64   Herring Gull 6.1% 2.4% 3.7% 0.4x
65   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24.6% 1.6% 23.0% 0.1x
66   Eastern Phoebe 23.0% 1.6% 21.4% 0.1x
67   Pileated Woodpecker 12.4% 1.6% 10.8% 0.1x
68   American Pipit 2.3% 1.6% 0.7% 0.7x
69   Wilson's Snipe 2.0% 1.6% 0.4% 0.8x
70   Pine Warbler 20.9% 0.8% 20.1% 0.0x
71   Hermit Thrush 18.1% 0.8% 17.3% 0.0x
72   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.0% 0.8% 10.2% 0.1x
73   Brown Creeper 9.1% 0.8% 8.3% 0.1x
74   American Kestrel 5.8% 0.8% 5.0% 0.1x
75   Common Grackle 4.4% 0.8% 3.6% 0.2x
76   Eastern Meadowlark 4.3% 0.8% 3.5% 0.2x
77   Savannah Sparrow 4.2% 0.8% 3.4% 0.2x
78   Northern Shoveler 4.0% 0.8% 3.2% 0.2x
79   Barred Owl 3.3% 0.8% 2.5% 0.2x
80   House Sparrow 1.7% 0.8% 0.9% 0.5x
81   gull sp. 1.5% 0.8% 0.7% 0.5x
82   House Wren 1.3% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6x
83   Redhead 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7x
84   American Wigeon 0.7% 0.8% 0.1% 1.1x
85   Common Raven 0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 1.3x
86   Wild Turkey 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 2.1x