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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) in August
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 62 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) during the month of August. 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 Egret 31.3% 88.7% 57.5% 2.8x
2   Great Blue Heron 45.0% 85.5% 40.5% 1.9x
3   Little Blue Heron 4.3% 69.4% 65.0% 16.1x
4   Anhinga 1.2% 56.5% 55.3% 48.7x
5   Osprey 19.4% 53.2% 33.8% 2.7x
6   Wood Duck 10.6% 43.5% 32.9% 4.1x
7   Carolina Wren 72.6% 37.1% 35.5% 0.5x
8   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.1% 37.1% 18.0% 1.9x
9   Tricolored Heron 2.8% 33.9% 31.1% 12.1x
10   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.3% 30.6% 11.6% 0.7x
11   Carolina Chickadee 59.3% 29.0% 30.3% 0.5x
12   American Goldfinch 58.7% 29.0% 29.6% 0.5x
13   Belted Kingfisher 20.8% 29.0% 8.2% 1.4x
14   Wood Stork 1.5% 27.4% 25.9% 18.5x
15   Mourning Dove 48.7% 25.8% 22.9% 0.5x
16   Northern Cardinal 66.4% 24.2% 42.2% 0.4x
17   American Crow 53.2% 24.2% 29.1% 0.5x
18   Downy Woodpecker 40.1% 24.2% 15.9% 0.6x
19   Canada Goose 24.6% 24.2% 0.4% 1.0x
20   Fish Crow 26.4% 21.0% 5.4% 0.8x
21   Killdeer 20.6% 21.0% 0.4% 1.0x
22   Mallard 17.7% 21.0% 3.3% 1.2x
23   Chimney Swift 18.4% 19.4% 1.0% 1.1x
24   White Ibis 1.2% 19.4% 18.2% 16.7x
25   Eastern Bluebird 39.4% 17.7% 21.7% 0.5x
26   Green Heron 17.0% 17.7% 0.7% 1.0x
27   Snowy Egret 2.5% 17.7% 15.3% 7.2x
28   Tufted Titmouse 53.3% 16.1% 37.2% 0.3x
29   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.9% 16.1% 23.8% 0.4x
30   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.1% 16.1% 9.0% 0.6x
31   Double-crested Cormorant 16.6% 16.1% 0.5% 1.0x
32   Summer Tanager 15.2% 16.1% 0.9% 1.1x
33   Pileated Woodpecker 14.6% 16.1% 1.5% 1.1x
34   Acadian Flycatcher 9.4% 16.1% 6.8% 1.7x
35   Indigo Bunting 28.8% 14.5% 14.3% 0.5x
36   Bald Eagle 7.9% 14.5% 6.6% 1.8x
37   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.9% 12.9% 22.0% 0.4x
38   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.5% 12.9% 14.6% 0.5x
39   Barn Swallow 12.0% 12.9% 0.9% 1.1x
40   Blue-winged Teal 0.9% 12.9% 12.0% 13.6x
41   Blue Jay 37.0% 11.3% 25.7% 0.3x
42   Turkey Vulture 32.1% 11.3% 20.9% 0.4x
43   Eastern Phoebe 19.8% 11.3% 8.5% 0.6x
44   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.5% 11.3% 6.3% 0.6x
45   Eastern Kingbird 13.9% 11.3% 2.7% 0.8x
46   Roseate Spoonbill 1.2% 11.3% 10.1% 9.6x
47   Red-shouldered Hawk 24.0% 9.7% 14.4% 0.4x
48   Spotted Sandpiper 10.1% 9.7% 0.4% 1.0x
49   Least Sandpiper 6.4% 9.7% 3.3% 1.5x
50   Blue Grosbeak 22.1% 8.1% 14.0% 0.4x
51   Pectoral Sandpiper 5.0% 8.1% 3.1% 1.6x
52   Pied-billed Grebe 0.5% 8.1% 7.6% 16.7x
53   Eastern Towhee 26.3% 6.5% 19.9% 0.2x
54   Red-eyed Vireo 22.0% 6.5% 15.5% 0.3x
55   Chipping Sparrow 17.9% 6.5% 11.5% 0.4x
56   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.8% 6.5% 10.4% 0.4x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 6.5% 4.2% 0.6x
58   Common Grackle 9.7% 6.5% 3.3% 0.7x
59   Barred Owl 3.9% 6.5% 2.5% 1.7x
60   Lesser Yellowlegs 3.6% 6.5% 2.9% 1.8x
61   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.5% 6.5% 2.9% 1.8x
62   Prothonotary Warbler 2.6% 6.5% 3.8% 2.4x
63   Pine Warbler 15.7% 4.8% 10.9% 0.3x
64   Black Vulture 15.6% 4.8% 10.8% 0.3x
65   Common Yellowthroat 12.4% 4.8% 7.6% 0.4x
66   Solitary Sandpiper 5.8% 4.8% 1.0% 0.8x
67   Semipalmated Plover 3.2% 4.8% 1.6% 1.5x
68   Prairie Warbler 3.1% 4.8% 1.7% 1.6x
69   Field Sparrow 3.1% 4.8% 1.8% 1.6x
70   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.4% 4.8% 4.5% 12.9x
71   Northern Shoveler 0.2% 4.8% 4.7% 30.1x
72   American Robin 30.0% 3.2% 26.8% 0.1x
73   White-eyed Vireo 20.6% 3.2% 17.4% 0.2x
74   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 3.2% 7.9% 0.3x
75   House Wren 5.0% 3.2% 1.8% 0.6x
76   Cooper's Hawk 4.7% 3.2% 1.4% 0.7x
77   Yellow-throated Vireo 3.5% 3.2% 0.3% 0.9x
78   Yellow-throated Warbler 1.9% 3.2% 1.3% 1.7x
79   Greater Yellowlegs 1.8% 3.2% 1.4% 1.8x
80   Stilt Sandpiper 1.6% 3.2% 1.7% 2.1x
81   Wild Turkey 1.1% 3.2% 2.1% 2.8x
82   Ovenbird 1.1% 3.2% 2.1% 2.9x
83   swallow sp. 0.8% 3.2% 2.4% 4.1x
84   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 3.2% 2.5% 4.2x
85   Sanderling 0.7% 3.2% 2.6% 4.9x
86   Common Nighthawk 0.6% 3.2% 2.6% 5.3x
87   Gray Catbird 27.5% 1.6% 25.9% 0.1x
88   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 1.6% 4.8% 0.3x
89   peep sp. 2.2% 1.6% 0.6% 0.7x
90   Orchard Oriole 2.1% 1.6% 0.5% 0.8x
91   Wood Thrush 1.6% 1.6% 0.0% 1.0x
92   Short-billed Dowitcher 1.4% 1.6% 0.2% 1.1x
93   Cliff Swallow 0.9% 1.6% 0.7% 1.8x
94   Broad-winged Hawk 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
95   Western Sandpiper 0.7% 1.6% 1.0% 2.4x
96   Mississippi Kite 0.6% 1.6% 1.0% 2.8x
97   Eastern Whip-poor-will 0.2% 1.6% 1.4% 7.5x
98   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 1.6% 1.5% 11.3x
99   shorebird sp. 0.1% 1.6% 1.6% 30.1x