Bird Finder

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

based on 50 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Brier Creek Reservoir during the month of March. 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 44.2% 62.0% 17.8% 1.4x
2   Double-crested Cormorant 33.8% 62.0% 28.2% 1.8x
3   Lesser Scaup 4.0% 60.0% 56.0% 15.0x
4   Mallard 38.2% 56.0% 17.8% 1.5x
5   Ring-billed Gull 17.8% 46.0% 28.2% 2.6x
6   Bald Eagle 15.0% 46.0% 31.0% 3.1x
7   American Crow 58.8% 42.0% 16.8% 0.7x
8   Ruddy Duck 13.7% 42.0% 28.3% 3.1x
9   Canada Goose 50.9% 40.0% 10.9% 0.8x
10   Ring-necked Duck 4.9% 40.0% 35.1% 8.1x
11   Northern Cardinal 75.2% 38.0% 37.2% 0.5x
12   Carolina Wren 67.0% 38.0% 29.0% 0.6x
13   Yellow-rumped Warbler 44.6% 38.0% 6.6% 0.9x
14   Mourning Dove 41.1% 38.0% 3.1% 0.9x
15   Greater Scaup 1.0% 38.0% 37.0% 37.3x
16   Song Sparrow 48.9% 36.0% 12.9% 0.7x
17   Carolina Chickadee 68.6% 34.0% 34.6% 0.5x
18   American Robin 53.0% 34.0% 19.0% 0.6x
19   Blue Jay 45.2% 34.0% 11.2% 0.8x
20   Northern Mockingbird 29.7% 34.0% 4.3% 1.1x
21   Hooded Merganser 9.7% 34.0% 24.3% 3.5x
22   Turkey Vulture 46.0% 30.0% 16.0% 0.7x
23   Bufflehead 11.8% 30.0% 18.2% 2.5x
24   Tufted Titmouse 66.1% 28.0% 38.1% 0.4x
25   White-throated Sparrow 54.0% 28.0% 26.0% 0.5x
26   Eastern Towhee 43.3% 26.0% 17.3% 0.6x
27   Belted Kingfisher 22.1% 26.0% 3.9% 1.2x
28   Pine Warbler 50.5% 24.0% 26.5% 0.5x
29   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 42.0% 24.0% 18.0% 0.6x
30   Green-winged Teal 2.9% 24.0% 21.1% 8.3x
31   Eastern Phoebe 41.0% 22.0% 19.0% 0.5x
32   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.3% 22.0% 12.3% 0.6x
33   Northern Flicker 27.7% 22.0% 5.7% 0.8x
34   Red-winged Blackbird 21.4% 22.0% 0.6% 1.0x
35   Killdeer 17.2% 22.0% 4.8% 1.3x
36   Red-tailed Hawk 15.6% 20.0% 4.4% 1.3x
37   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 12.6% 20.0% 7.4% 1.6x
38   Red-shouldered Hawk 34.6% 18.0% 16.6% 0.5x
39   European Starling 20.1% 18.0% 2.1% 0.9x
40   Eastern Bluebird 50.6% 16.0% 34.6% 0.3x
41   Fish Crow 35.9% 16.0% 19.9% 0.4x
42   American Goldfinch 31.4% 16.0% 15.4% 0.5x
43   Dark-eyed Junco 24.4% 16.0% 8.4% 0.7x
44   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.9% 14.0% 41.9% 0.3x
45   Common Grackle 18.3% 14.0% 4.3% 0.8x
46   Pied-billed Grebe 13.9% 14.0% 0.1% 1.0x
47   Gadwall 2.3% 14.0% 11.7% 6.0x
48   Downy Woodpecker 46.5% 12.0% 34.5% 0.3x
49   Chipping Sparrow 31.3% 12.0% 19.3% 0.4x
50   Rock Pigeon 4.8% 12.0% 7.2% 2.5x
51   White-breasted Nuthatch 25.6% 10.0% 15.6% 0.4x
52   House Finch 25.2% 10.0% 15.2% 0.4x
53   Black Vulture 17.8% 10.0% 7.8% 0.6x
54   Osprey 14.6% 10.0% 4.6% 0.7x
55   Tree Swallow 7.8% 10.0% 2.2% 1.3x
56   Eastern Meadowlark 4.9% 10.0% 5.1% 2.0x
57   Greater/Lesser Scaup 1.0% 10.0% 9.0% 10.3x
58   Brown Thrasher 21.3% 8.0% 13.3% 0.4x
59   Field Sparrow 16.6% 8.0% 8.6% 0.5x
60   Northern Shoveler 2.7% 8.0% 5.3% 3.0x
61   Golden-crowned Kinglet 18.1% 6.0% 12.1% 0.3x
62   Wood Duck 15.5% 6.0% 9.5% 0.4x
63   House Sparrow 2.0% 6.0% 4.0% 3.1x
64   Swamp Sparrow 16.2% 4.0% 12.2% 0.2x
65   Brown-headed Cowbird 15.7% 4.0% 11.7% 0.3x
66   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 14.8% 4.0% 10.8% 0.3x
67   Wilson's Snipe 3.6% 4.0% 0.4% 1.1x
68   Purple Martin 2.8% 4.0% 1.2% 1.4x
69   Blue-winged Teal 1.6% 4.0% 2.4% 2.5x
70   Canvasback 0.3% 4.0% 3.7% 14.7x
71   Pileated Woodpecker 17.4% 2.0% 15.4% 0.1x
72   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 13.8% 2.0% 11.8% 0.1x
73   Hairy Woodpecker 9.7% 2.0% 7.7% 0.2x
74   Bonaparte's Gull 6.6% 2.0% 4.6% 0.3x
75   Pine Siskin 5.6% 2.0% 3.6% 0.4x
76   Cooper's Hawk 5.0% 2.0% 3.0% 0.4x
77   American Coot 4.4% 2.0% 2.4% 0.5x
78   Cedar Waxwing 3.9% 2.0% 1.9% 0.5x
79   Rusty Blackbird 3.4% 2.0% 1.4% 0.6x
80   Horned Grebe 2.7% 2.0% 0.7% 0.7x
81   Fox Sparrow 2.4% 2.0% 0.4% 0.9x
82   Great Egret 2.1% 2.0% 0.1% 1.0x
83   Blue-headed Vireo 1.7% 2.0% 0.3% 1.2x
84   Barn Swallow 1.6% 2.0% 0.4% 1.2x
85   duck sp. 1.2% 2.0% 0.8% 1.7x
86   Mute Swan 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0x
87   American Wigeon 0.7% 2.0% 1.3% 3.0x
88   Northern Harrier 0.6% 2.0% 1.4% 3.2x
89   Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 2.0% 1.9% 34.3x