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

based on 78 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Shelley Lake during the month of October. 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 25.5% 88.5% 63.0% 3.5x
2   Mallard 21.8% 88.5% 66.7% 4.1x
3   Carolina Wren 75.2% 79.5% 4.3% 1.1x
4   Killdeer 23.0% 78.2% 55.2% 3.4x
5   Northern Cardinal 72.2% 75.6% 3.4% 1.0x
6   Carolina Chickadee 71.0% 75.6% 4.7% 1.1x
7   Red-bellied Woodpecker 68.9% 74.4% 5.5% 1.1x
8   American Crow 68.3% 69.2% 0.9% 1.0x
9   Tufted Titmouse 65.3% 66.7% 1.3% 1.0x
10   Downy Woodpecker 57.5% 65.4% 7.9% 1.1x
11   Great Blue Heron 42.7% 64.1% 21.4% 1.5x
12   Brown-headed Nuthatch 36.8% 52.6% 15.7% 1.4x
13   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.4% 52.6% 17.2% 1.5x
14   Belted Kingfisher 29.7% 52.6% 22.9% 1.8x
15   Northern Flicker 54.9% 48.7% 6.2% 0.9x
16   Eastern Bluebird 53.8% 48.7% 5.0% 0.9x
17   American Robin 35.7% 48.7% 13.1% 1.4x
18   Blue Jay 70.9% 46.2% 24.7% 0.7x
19   Eastern Towhee 37.6% 41.0% 3.4% 1.1x
20   Eastern Phoebe 54.0% 35.9% 18.1% 0.7x
21   Double-crested Cormorant 20.2% 35.9% 15.7% 1.8x
22   Gray Catbird 28.5% 34.6% 6.1% 1.2x
23   Song Sparrow 34.8% 33.3% 1.5% 1.0x
24   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.4% 32.1% 3.4% 0.9x
25   Pine Warbler 35.2% 29.5% 5.7% 0.8x
26   Turkey Vulture 43.9% 26.9% 16.9% 0.6x
27   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.7% 26.9% 5.8% 0.8x
28   Pileated Woodpecker 22.1% 26.9% 4.8% 1.2x
29   Bald Eagle 15.1% 26.9% 11.8% 1.8x
30   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.8% 24.4% 8.5% 0.7x
31   House Finch 29.1% 23.1% 6.0% 0.8x
32   White-throated Sparrow 23.9% 21.8% 2.1% 0.9x
33   Brown Thrasher 32.6% 14.1% 18.5% 0.4x
34   Northern Parula 21.6% 14.1% 7.5% 0.7x
35   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 14.1% 1.0% 0.9x
36   American Goldfinch 33.6% 12.8% 20.8% 0.4x
37   Great Egret 15.7% 12.8% 2.9% 0.8x
38   Common Grackle 14.1% 12.8% 1.3% 0.9x
39   Barred Owl 4.1% 11.5% 7.5% 2.8x
40   Northern Mockingbird 43.1% 10.3% 32.8% 0.2x
41   Mourning Dove 28.5% 10.3% 18.2% 0.4x
42   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.1% 10.3% 4.8% 0.7x
43   Red-tailed Hawk 12.4% 10.3% 2.2% 0.8x
44   Magnolia Warbler 12.1% 10.3% 1.9% 0.8x
45   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 9.0% 1.3% 1.2x
46   Fish Crow 17.7% 7.7% 10.0% 0.4x
47   Common Yellowthroat 18.4% 6.4% 11.9% 0.3x
48   Chimney Swift 12.3% 6.4% 5.9% 0.5x
49   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.1% 6.4% 1.7% 0.8x
50   Pied-billed Grebe 7.4% 6.4% 1.0% 0.9x
51   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.4% 6.4% 1.0% 1.2x
52   Chipping Sparrow 22.8% 5.1% 17.7% 0.2x
53   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.7% 5.1% 13.6% 0.3x
54   American Redstart 16.2% 5.1% 11.1% 0.3x
55   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 5.1% 8.1% 0.4x
56   Black-and-white Warbler 12.8% 3.8% 8.9% 0.3x
57   Red-winged Blackbird 7.9% 3.8% 4.0% 0.5x
58   Brown Creeper 2.0% 3.8% 1.9% 2.0x
59   Muscovy Duck 1.8% 3.8% 2.1% 2.2x
60   Black Vulture 21.9% 2.6% 19.3% 0.1x
61   Palm Warbler 17.3% 2.6% 14.7% 0.1x
62   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 2.6% 10.5% 0.2x
63   Osprey 7.4% 2.6% 4.9% 0.3x
64   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 2.6% 1.0% 0.7x
65   Ruddy Duck 3.4% 2.6% 0.8% 0.8x
66   American Coot 1.7% 2.6% 0.9% 1.5x
67   Blue-winged Teal 1.6% 2.6% 0.9% 1.6x
68   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.2% 2.6% 1.4% 2.2x
69   Yellow-throated Vireo 1.1% 2.6% 1.5% 2.4x
70   duck sp. 0.7% 2.6% 1.8% 3.4x
71   Dunlin 0.3% 2.6% 2.3% 9.8x
72   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.7% 1.3% 12.4% 0.1x
73   Swamp Sparrow 9.9% 1.3% 8.7% 0.1x
74   Brown-headed Cowbird 9.0% 1.3% 7.7% 0.1x
75   Indigo Bunting 8.4% 1.3% 7.1% 0.2x
76   House Wren 8.1% 1.3% 6.8% 0.2x
77   Red-eyed Vireo 7.6% 1.3% 6.3% 0.2x
78   Scarlet Tanager 6.6% 1.3% 5.3% 0.2x
79   Wood Duck 5.9% 1.3% 4.6% 0.2x
80   Swainson's Thrush 5.9% 1.3% 4.6% 0.2x
81   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 1.3% 4.4% 0.2x
82   Winter Wren 5.1% 1.3% 3.8% 0.3x
83   Hermit Thrush 3.9% 1.3% 2.6% 0.3x
84   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 1.3% 2.1% 0.4x
85   Wood Thrush 3.3% 1.3% 2.0% 0.4x
86   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 1.3% 1.8% 0.4x
87   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.1% 1.3% 1.8% 0.4x
88   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 1.3% 1.2% 0.5x
89   Least Sandpiper 1.9% 1.3% 0.6% 0.7x
90   Greater Yellowlegs 1.9% 1.3% 0.6% 0.7x
91   Northern Shoveler 1.3% 1.3% 0.1% 1.0x
92   Northern Harrier 1.3% 1.3% 0.0% 1.0x
93   Solitary Sandpiper 1.2% 1.3% 0.0% 1.0x
94   Veery 0.9% 1.3% 0.4% 1.4x
95   Purple Finch 0.9% 1.3% 0.4% 1.5x
96   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 1.3% 0.5% 1.7x
97   Nashville Warbler 0.7% 1.3% 0.5% 1.7x
98   hawk sp. 0.7% 1.3% 0.6% 1.9x
99   Acadian Flycatcher 0.6% 1.3% 0.6% 2.0x
100   new world sparrow sp. 0.6% 1.3% 0.7% 2.1x
101   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 1.3% 0.9% 3.0x
102   Broad-winged Hawk 0.2% 1.3% 1.1% 6.0x
103   woodpecker sp. 0.1% 1.3% 1.2% 13.2x
104   House/Purple Finch 0.0% 1.3% 1.2% 33.1x