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Top Birds at Shelley Lake in December
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 Shelley Lake in December. 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   Mallard 29.8% 87.2% 57.3% 2.9x
2   Canada Goose 31.3% 85.3% 54.1% 2.7x
3   Northern Cardinal 62.6% 83.5% 20.9% 1.3x
4   Carolina Chickadee 64.2% 79.8% 15.7% 1.2x
5   Great Blue Heron 42.2% 78.9% 36.7% 1.9x
6   Ring-billed Gull 28.4% 78.9% 50.5% 2.8x
7   Double-crested Cormorant 28.4% 78.9% 50.5% 2.8x
8   Carolina Wren 67.7% 78.0% 10.3% 1.2x
9   White-throated Sparrow 61.3% 76.1% 14.8% 1.2x
10   Tufted Titmouse 58.1% 75.2% 17.1% 1.3x
11   American Crow 57.9% 73.4% 15.5% 1.3x
12   Red-bellied Woodpecker 57.8% 69.7% 12.0% 1.2x
13   Downy Woodpecker 48.5% 69.7% 21.2% 1.4x
14   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.1% 68.8% 34.7% 2.0x
15   Belted Kingfisher 23.5% 68.8% 45.3% 2.9x
16   Killdeer 16.7% 67.9% 51.2% 4.1x
17   Brown-headed Nuthatch 33.8% 65.1% 31.4% 1.9x
18   American Robin 35.8% 61.5% 25.7% 1.7x
19   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.6% 60.6% 11.0% 1.2x
20   Northern Flicker 38.1% 59.6% 21.6% 1.6x
21   Song Sparrow 53.8% 56.9% 3.1% 1.1x
22   Bald Eagle 16.0% 54.1% 38.1% 3.4x
23   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.2% 50.5% 18.3% 1.6x
24   Eastern Towhee 39.0% 49.5% 10.6% 1.3x
25   Eastern Bluebird 49.3% 45.0% 4.3% 0.9x
26   American Goldfinch 40.7% 44.0% 3.3% 1.1x
27   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.0% 44.0% 16.0% 1.6x
28   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.3% 43.1% 6.9% 1.2x
29   Dark-eyed Junco 36.4% 34.9% 1.5% 1.0x
30   House Finch 23.8% 34.9% 11.1% 1.5x
31   Hooded Merganser 19.3% 34.9% 15.6% 1.8x
32   Blue Jay 46.8% 33.9% 12.9% 0.7x
33   Pine Warbler 18.0% 33.9% 15.9% 1.9x
34   Pileated Woodpecker 15.5% 31.2% 15.7% 2.0x
35   Eastern Phoebe 28.6% 30.3% 1.7% 1.1x
36   Hermit Thrush 22.2% 29.4% 7.2% 1.3x
37   Brown Creeper 10.9% 29.4% 18.5% 2.7x
38   Hairy Woodpecker 11.8% 28.4% 16.6% 2.4x
39   Turkey Vulture 36.5% 27.5% 8.9% 0.8x
40   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 31.0% 27.5% 3.5% 0.9x
41   Chipping Sparrow 20.5% 25.7% 5.2% 1.3x
42   Pied-billed Grebe 20.1% 24.8% 4.7% 1.2x
43   Red-tailed Hawk 16.5% 22.9% 6.4% 1.4x
44   Pine Siskin 9.1% 22.0% 12.9% 2.4x
45   Brown Thrasher 19.4% 19.3% 0.1% 1.0x
46   Fox Sparrow 6.8% 19.3% 12.5% 2.8x
47   Mourning Dove 24.4% 18.3% 6.0% 0.8x
48   Winter Wren 15.1% 18.3% 3.2% 1.2x
49   Common Grackle 5.6% 18.3% 12.7% 3.3x
50   Red-winged Blackbird 14.6% 16.5% 1.9% 1.1x
51   Red-breasted Nuthatch 4.0% 14.7% 10.7% 3.7x
52   Gray Catbird 1.6% 14.7% 13.1% 9.1x
53   Cedar Waxwing 11.8% 12.8% 1.0% 1.1x
54   Northern Mockingbird 32.9% 10.1% 22.8% 0.3x
55   Barred Owl 2.9% 10.1% 7.2% 3.4x
56   Field Sparrow 18.0% 8.3% 9.8% 0.5x
57   Swamp Sparrow 17.1% 7.3% 9.7% 0.4x
58   Purple Finch 5.4% 6.4% 1.0% 1.2x
59   Black Vulture 17.7% 5.5% 12.2% 0.3x
60   European Starling 16.1% 4.6% 11.5% 0.3x
61   Bufflehead 14.8% 4.6% 10.2% 0.3x
62   Red Crossbill 0.9% 4.6% 3.7% 5.4x
63   hawk sp. 0.5% 4.6% 4.1% 10.2x
64   Wild Turkey 0.3% 4.6% 4.3% 15.2x
65   gull sp. 1.8% 3.7% 1.9% 2.0x
66   Muscovy Duck 0.8% 3.7% 2.9% 4.5x
67   Cooper's Hawk 4.8% 2.8% 2.0% 0.6x
68   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.6% 2.8% 0.1% 1.1x
69   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 2.8% 2.4% 7.2x
70   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.9% 1.8% 4.0% 0.3x
71   Great Egret 1.2% 1.8% 0.6% 1.5x
72   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 1.8% 1.7% 11.3x
73   Bonaparte's Gull 11.6% 0.9% 10.6% 0.1x
74   Ring-necked Duck 8.5% 0.9% 7.6% 0.1x
75   Herring Gull 5.6% 0.9% 4.7% 0.2x
76   Rusty Blackbird 3.4% 0.9% 2.5% 0.3x
77   Great Horned Owl 1.3% 0.9% 0.4% 0.7x
78   Fish Crow 1.3% 0.9% 0.4% 0.7x
79   American Wigeon 1.3% 0.9% 0.3% 0.7x
80   duck sp. 1.2% 0.9% 0.3% 0.8x
81   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 0.9% 0.2% 0.8x
82   Black-and-white Warbler 1.0% 0.9% 0.1% 0.9x
83   Merlin 0.5% 0.9% 0.4% 1.7x
84   Evening Grosbeak 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 2.4x
85   Common Merganser 0.3% 0.9% 0.7% 3.4x
86   Buteo sp. 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 3.8x
87   Baltimore Oriole 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 4.2x
88   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.1% 0.9% 0.8% 7.2x
89   woodpecker sp. 0.1% 0.9% 0.8% 7.9x
90   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.1% 0.9% 0.8% 8.8x
91   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 0.9% 0.8% 9.9x
92   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0% 0.9% 0.9%