Bird Finder

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

based on 109 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Brier Creek Reservoir during the month of February. 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 37.6% 67.9% 30.3% 1.8x
2   Lesser Scaup 4.9% 67.0% 62.1% 13.7x
3   Hooded Merganser 18.3% 65.1% 46.9% 3.6x
4   Double-crested Cormorant 29.8% 63.3% 33.5% 2.1x
5   Ring-billed Gull 27.6% 61.5% 33.8% 2.2x
6   Greater Scaup 1.4% 51.4% 50.0% 36.2x
7   Ruddy Duck 15.7% 45.9% 30.1% 2.9x
8   Ring-necked Duck 8.1% 42.2% 34.1% 5.2x
9   Bufflehead 14.5% 34.9% 20.4% 2.4x
10   Canada Goose 46.1% 33.0% 13.1% 0.7x
11   Mallard 36.4% 33.0% 3.4% 0.9x
12   Bald Eagle 14.7% 31.2% 16.5% 2.1x
13   Blue Jay 38.6% 28.4% 10.1% 0.7x
14   Canvasback 1.5% 27.5% 26.0% 18.2x
15   Mourning Dove 37.4% 25.7% 11.7% 0.7x
16   American Crow 58.0% 24.8% 33.2% 0.4x
17   Killdeer 19.4% 24.8% 5.3% 1.3x
18   Green-winged Teal 2.6% 24.8% 22.2% 9.6x
19   Carolina Chickadee 60.1% 22.9% 37.2% 0.4x
20   Yellow-rumped Warbler 34.9% 20.2% 14.8% 0.6x
21   Brown-headed Nuthatch 31.2% 20.2% 11.0% 0.6x
22   Greater/Lesser Scaup 0.8% 20.2% 19.4% 25.5x
23   Tufted Titmouse 56.8% 19.3% 37.5% 0.3x
24   Northern Cardinal 64.6% 18.3% 46.2% 0.3x
25   Carolina Wren 60.3% 18.3% 41.9% 0.3x
26   Turkey Vulture 39.8% 18.3% 21.4% 0.5x
27   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 36.8% 18.3% 18.4% 0.5x
28   Belted Kingfisher 18.5% 17.4% 1.0% 0.9x
29   Song Sparrow 50.5% 15.6% 34.9% 0.3x
30   Northern Mockingbird 28.2% 15.6% 12.6% 0.6x
31   Eastern Towhee 35.6% 14.7% 21.0% 0.4x
32   Pied-billed Grebe 15.1% 14.7% 0.5% 1.0x
33   White-throated Sparrow 50.4% 13.8% 36.6% 0.3x
34   American Robin 42.6% 13.8% 28.8% 0.3x
35   Downy Woodpecker 41.0% 9.2% 31.8% 0.2x
36   Northern Flicker 25.2% 9.2% 16.0% 0.4x
37   Fish Crow 13.9% 9.2% 4.8% 0.7x
38   House Finch 23.0% 8.3% 14.7% 0.4x
39   Golden-crowned Kinglet 21.8% 8.3% 13.6% 0.4x
40   Redhead 1.0% 8.3% 7.3% 8.6x
41   Hermit Thrush 14.1% 7.3% 6.8% 0.5x
42   gull sp. 1.4% 7.3% 5.9% 5.1x
43   Red-shouldered Hawk 30.3% 6.4% 23.9% 0.2x
44   Dark-eyed Junco 26.9% 6.4% 20.5% 0.2x
45   Red-tailed Hawk 17.6% 6.4% 11.2% 0.4x
46   Pine Warbler 37.4% 5.5% 31.9% 0.1x
47   Black Vulture 16.1% 5.5% 10.6% 0.3x
48   Eastern Bluebird 47.5% 4.6% 42.9% 0.1x
49   American Goldfinch 21.4% 4.6% 16.8% 0.2x
50   Field Sparrow 13.2% 4.6% 8.6% 0.3x
51   Red-bellied Woodpecker 50.6% 3.7% 46.9% 0.1x
52   Eastern Phoebe 24.6% 3.7% 20.9% 0.1x
53   Chipping Sparrow 16.7% 3.7% 13.0% 0.2x
54   Gadwall 4.6% 3.7% 0.9% 0.8x
55   Northern Shoveler 3.8% 3.7% 0.2% 1.0x
56   Tree Swallow 1.2% 3.7% 2.5% 3.1x
57   White-breasted Nuthatch 28.5% 2.8% 25.7% 0.1x
58   European Starling 19.7% 2.8% 16.9% 0.1x
59   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.0% 2.8% 15.2% 0.2x
60   Brown Thrasher 15.7% 2.8% 12.9% 0.2x
61   Red-winged Blackbird 15.1% 2.8% 12.3% 0.2x
62   Swamp Sparrow 14.2% 2.8% 11.4% 0.2x
63   Wood Duck 7.9% 2.8% 5.2% 0.3x
64   duck sp. 1.0% 2.8% 1.8% 2.9x
65   Common Grackle 11.5% 1.8% 9.6% 0.2x
66   American Woodcock 3.0% 1.8% 1.1% 0.6x
67   Wilson's Snipe 2.9% 1.8% 1.1% 0.6x
68   crow sp. 0.8% 1.8% 1.0% 2.2x
69   Rock Pigeon 6.7% 0.9% 5.8% 0.1x
70   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.9% 0.9% 5.0% 0.2x
71   Eastern Meadowlark 5.6% 0.9% 4.6% 0.2x
72   Cedar Waxwing 5.2% 0.9% 4.3% 0.2x
73   Fox Sparrow 4.6% 0.9% 3.7% 0.2x
74   Cooper's Hawk 4.5% 0.9% 3.5% 0.2x
75   Herring Gull 4.0% 0.9% 3.1% 0.2x
76   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.0% 0.9% 1.1% 0.5x
77   Horned Grebe 1.9% 0.9% 1.0% 0.5x
78   House Sparrow 1.6% 0.9% 0.7% 0.6x
79   Mute Swan 1.3% 0.9% 0.3% 0.7x
80   blackbird sp. 0.5% 0.9% 0.4% 1.8x
81   Osprey 0.5% 0.9% 0.5% 2.0x
82   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 4.6x
83   shorebird sp. 0% 0.9% 0.9%