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Top Birds at Shelley Lake in January
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 93 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Shelley Lake 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   Canada Goose 34.5% 93.5% 59.0% 2.7x
2   Mallard 33.0% 89.2% 56.3% 2.7x
3   Northern Cardinal 58.9% 84.9% 26.0% 1.4x
4   Carolina Chickadee 59.4% 80.6% 21.2% 1.4x
5   Great Blue Heron 39.1% 78.5% 39.4% 2.0x
6   Ring-billed Gull 30.9% 78.5% 47.6% 2.5x
7   Carolina Wren 60.8% 76.3% 15.6% 1.3x
8   American Crow 52.2% 72.0% 19.8% 1.4x
9   Double-crested Cormorant 27.3% 72.0% 44.8% 2.6x
10   Tufted Titmouse 54.2% 71.0% 16.8% 1.3x
11   Downy Woodpecker 42.1% 65.6% 23.5% 1.6x
12   Hooded Merganser 21.5% 63.4% 41.9% 2.9x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 51.0% 61.3% 10.2% 1.2x
14   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 40.8% 61.3% 20.5% 1.5x
15   White-throated Sparrow 52.8% 58.1% 5.2% 1.1x
16   Bald Eagle 16.3% 58.1% 41.7% 3.6x
17   Killdeer 15.9% 58.1% 42.1% 3.6x
18   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.0% 54.8% 24.9% 1.8x
19   Belted Kingfisher 19.6% 54.8% 35.2% 2.8x
20   Red-shouldered Hawk 24.8% 49.5% 24.7% 2.0x
21   American Robin 30.4% 48.4% 17.9% 1.6x
22   White-breasted Nuthatch 30.0% 48.4% 18.4% 1.6x
23   Song Sparrow 49.7% 46.2% 3.5% 0.9x
24   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.1% 43.0% 10.9% 1.3x
25   Northern Flicker 27.9% 35.5% 7.6% 1.3x
26   Golden-crowned Kinglet 25.7% 35.5% 9.8% 1.4x
27   Eastern Bluebird 42.7% 33.3% 9.3% 0.8x
28   Eastern Towhee 32.7% 33.3% 0.6% 1.0x
29   Turkey Vulture 35.3% 30.1% 5.2% 0.9x
30   Eastern Phoebe 22.7% 30.1% 7.4% 1.3x
31   American Goldfinch 27.6% 29.0% 1.4% 1.1x
32   Pine Warbler 20.5% 26.9% 6.3% 1.3x
33   Pied-billed Grebe 17.6% 24.7% 7.1% 1.4x
34   Pileated Woodpecker 12.2% 23.7% 11.5% 1.9x
35   House Finch 21.1% 22.6% 1.5% 1.1x
36   Fox Sparrow 6.2% 22.6% 16.4% 3.6x
37   Mourning Dove 30.3% 21.5% 8.8% 0.7x
38   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24.3% 21.5% 2.8% 0.9x
39   Brown Thrasher 16.2% 21.5% 5.3% 1.3x
40   Blue Jay 38.2% 20.4% 17.8% 0.5x
41   Barred Owl 3.1% 20.4% 17.3% 6.6x
42   Dark-eyed Junco 30.4% 19.4% 11.1% 0.6x
43   Hermit Thrush 17.9% 18.3% 0.4% 1.0x
44   Hairy Woodpecker 10.0% 18.3% 8.2% 1.8x
45   Red-tailed Hawk 15.9% 16.1% 0.2% 1.0x
46   Brown Creeper 8.9% 16.1% 7.2% 1.8x
47   Northern Mockingbird 30.1% 12.9% 17.2% 0.4x
48   Chipping Sparrow 16.2% 12.9% 3.3% 0.8x
49   Pine Siskin 5.9% 12.9% 7.0% 2.2x
50   Common Grackle 4.3% 10.8% 6.4% 2.5x
51   Red-winged Blackbird 10.7% 7.5% 3.2% 0.7x
52   Ruddy Duck 16.6% 6.5% 10.1% 0.4x
53   Black Vulture 16.1% 6.5% 9.6% 0.4x
54   Winter Wren 11.0% 6.5% 4.6% 0.6x
55   Red-breasted Nuthatch 3.3% 6.5% 3.2% 2.0x
56   Gray Catbird 0.6% 5.4% 4.7% 8.5x
57   hawk sp. 0.6% 5.4% 4.8% 9.6x
58   Cedar Waxwing 8.1% 4.3% 3.8% 0.5x
59   Purple Finch 3.0% 4.3% 1.3% 1.4x
60   Rusty Blackbird 3.0% 4.3% 1.3% 1.5x
61   House Sparrow 1.6% 4.3% 2.7% 2.6x
62   Muscovy Duck 0.9% 4.3% 3.4% 5.0x
63   Bufflehead 15.8% 3.2% 12.6% 0.2x
64   Swamp Sparrow 14.8% 3.2% 11.5% 0.2x
65   Field Sparrow 13.8% 3.2% 10.6% 0.2x
66   Ring-necked Duck 9.0% 3.2% 5.8% 0.4x
67   Rock Pigeon 7.1% 3.2% 3.9% 0.5x
68   Green-winged Teal 4.1% 3.2% 0.9% 0.8x
69   Wood Duck 3.2% 3.2% 0.0% 1.0x
70   Fish Crow 3.2% 3.2% 0.1% 1.0x
71   Great Egret 1.1% 3.2% 2.1% 2.9x
72   European Starling 17.0% 2.2% 14.8% 0.1x
73   Cooper's Hawk 4.0% 2.2% 1.8% 0.5x
74   American Coot 3.2% 2.2% 1.1% 0.7x
75   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.0% 2.2% 0.2% 1.1x
76   gull sp. 1.5% 2.2% 0.7% 1.5x
77   new world sparrow sp. 1.1% 2.2% 1.0% 1.9x
78   Common Raven 0.6% 2.2% 1.6% 3.6x
79   Graylag Goose 0.6% 2.2% 1.6% 3.7x
80   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 2.2% 1.8% 6.1x
81   Herring Gull 6.1% 1.1% 5.1% 0.2x
82   Lesser Scaup 4.7% 1.1% 3.6% 0.2x
83   Savannah Sparrow 4.2% 1.1% 3.2% 0.3x
84   Northern Shoveler 4.0% 1.1% 2.9% 0.3x
85   Greater Scaup 2.2% 1.1% 1.2% 0.5x
86   American Black Duck 2.2% 1.1% 1.1% 0.5x
87   Canvasback 1.6% 1.1% 0.5% 0.7x
88   House Wren 1.3% 1.1% 0.2% 0.9x
89   Greater/Lesser Scaup 1.2% 1.1% 0.2% 0.9x
90   Mute Swan 1.2% 1.1% 0.2% 0.9x
91   Orange-crowned Warbler 1.2% 1.1% 0.1% 0.9x
92   duck sp. 1.2% 1.1% 0.1% 0.9x
93   Redhead 1.1% 1.1% 0.0% 1.0x
94   Blue-headed Vireo 0.8% 1.1% 0.3% 1.3x
95   American Wigeon 0.7% 1.1% 0.3% 1.5x
96   Northern Pintail 0.5% 1.1% 0.5% 2.0x
97   Wild Turkey 0.4% 1.1% 0.7% 2.9x
98   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.2% 1.1% 0.9% 6.1x
99   woodpecker sp. 0.1% 1.1% 1.0% 9.4x
100   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 1.1% 1.0% 9.4x