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

based on 123 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Shelley Lake during the month of April. 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 49.1% 89.4% 40.4% 1.8x
2   Mallard 30.8% 87.8% 57.0% 2.9x
3   Northern Cardinal 80.6% 84.6% 4.0% 1.0x
4   Great Blue Heron 45.3% 83.7% 38.5% 1.8x
5   American Robin 42.8% 75.6% 32.8% 1.8x
6   Double-crested Cormorant 26.3% 74.8% 48.5% 2.8x
7   Tufted Titmouse 70.0% 73.2% 3.1% 1.0x
8   Carolina Wren 70.3% 67.5% 2.8% 1.0x
9   American Crow 56.4% 67.5% 11.1% 1.2x
10   Carolina Chickadee 66.9% 65.0% 1.8% 1.0x
11   Red-bellied Woodpecker 58.9% 59.3% 0.5% 1.0x
12   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 62.2% 57.7% 4.5% 0.9x
13   Eastern Towhee 46.5% 55.3% 8.8% 1.2x
14   Common Grackle 27.8% 51.2% 23.4% 1.8x
15   Killdeer 16.4% 51.2% 34.8% 3.1x
16   Bald Eagle 11.5% 49.6% 38.1% 4.3x
17   White-throated Sparrow 56.2% 48.8% 7.4% 0.9x
18   Chipping Sparrow 42.3% 46.3% 4.0% 1.1x
19   Pine Warbler 42.8% 45.5% 2.7% 1.1x
20   Downy Woodpecker 39.0% 44.7% 5.7% 1.1x
21   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 30.6% 43.1% 12.5% 1.4x
22   Fish Crow 35.4% 42.3% 6.9% 1.2x
23   Brown-headed Nuthatch 31.4% 42.3% 10.9% 1.3x
24   Song Sparrow 21.8% 39.8% 18.0% 1.8x
25   Yellow-rumped Warbler 47.6% 39.0% 8.6% 0.8x
26   Mourning Dove 46.4% 39.0% 7.4% 0.8x
27   White-breasted Nuthatch 21.9% 39.0% 17.1% 1.8x
28   American Goldfinch 44.2% 38.2% 6.0% 0.9x
29   Red-shouldered Hawk 32.5% 38.2% 5.7% 1.2x
30   Belted Kingfisher 19.2% 37.4% 18.2% 2.0x
31   Blue Jay 50.4% 36.6% 13.8% 0.7x
32   Turkey Vulture 43.5% 30.9% 12.6% 0.7x
33   Eastern Bluebird 48.2% 30.1% 18.1% 0.6x
34   Eastern Kingbird 11.9% 27.6% 15.7% 2.3x
35   Eastern Phoebe 33.3% 25.2% 8.1% 0.8x
36   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.7% 24.4% 8.3% 0.7x
37   House Finch 25.3% 24.4% 0.9% 1.0x
38   Spotted Sandpiper 7.6% 24.4% 16.8% 3.2x
39   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.6% 20.3% 15.2% 0.6x
40   Brown Thrasher 20.9% 17.9% 3.0% 0.9x
41   Pileated Woodpecker 20.2% 16.3% 4.0% 0.8x
42   Northern Flicker 14.1% 16.3% 2.1% 1.2x
43   Northern Parula 36.3% 13.8% 22.5% 0.4x
44   Barn Swallow 18.9% 13.8% 5.1% 0.7x
45   Wood Thrush 8.0% 13.8% 5.8% 1.7x
46   Gray Catbird 19.7% 13.0% 6.7% 0.7x
47   Red-tailed Hawk 13.9% 13.0% 0.9% 0.9x
48   Chimney Swift 13.4% 13.0% 0.4% 1.0x
49   Solitary Sandpiper 5.8% 13.0% 7.3% 2.3x
50   Barred Owl 8.8% 12.2% 3.4% 1.4x
51   Hermit Thrush 8.6% 12.2% 3.6% 1.4x
52   Red-eyed Vireo 29.8% 11.4% 18.4% 0.4x
53   Northern Mockingbird 28.9% 11.4% 17.5% 0.4x
54   Red-winged Blackbird 25.8% 11.4% 14.4% 0.4x
55   Great Crested Flycatcher 19.6% 11.4% 8.2% 0.6x
56   Pine Siskin 4.4% 10.6% 6.1% 2.4x
57   Cooper's Hawk 3.7% 10.6% 6.9% 2.9x
58   White-eyed Vireo 36.2% 9.8% 26.4% 0.3x
59   Tree Swallow 11.7% 9.8% 2.0% 0.8x
60   Ring-billed Gull 7.5% 9.8% 2.3% 1.3x
61   Common Yellowthroat 33.3% 8.9% 24.4% 0.3x
62   Osprey 16.8% 8.1% 8.6% 0.5x
63   Hairy Woodpecker 8.9% 8.1% 0.8% 0.9x
64   Muscovy Duck 0.9% 8.1% 7.2% 9.1x
65   Ruddy Duck 3.3% 6.5% 3.2% 2.0x
66   European Starling 22.0% 5.7% 16.3% 0.3x
67   Black Vulture 20.0% 5.7% 14.3% 0.3x
68   Pied-billed Grebe 2.6% 5.7% 3.1% 2.2x
69   Ovenbird 19.4% 4.9% 14.5% 0.3x
70   Orchard Oriole 6.4% 4.9% 1.6% 0.8x
71   swallow sp. 1.1% 4.9% 3.8% 4.6x
72   Black-and-white Warbler 14.4% 4.1% 10.4% 0.3x
73   Red-headed Woodpecker 14.1% 4.1% 10.1% 0.3x
74   Louisiana Waterthrush 10.1% 4.1% 6.0% 0.4x
75   Prairie Warbler 8.3% 4.1% 4.2% 0.5x
76   Cedar Waxwing 6.8% 4.1% 2.7% 0.6x
77   Yellow-throated Warbler 19.0% 3.3% 15.7% 0.2x
78   Palm Warbler 8.7% 3.3% 5.5% 0.4x
79   Sharp-shinned Hawk 1.1% 3.3% 2.2% 3.0x
80   House Wren 10.4% 2.4% 7.9% 0.2x
81   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8.6% 2.4% 6.2% 0.3x
82   Green Heron 7.1% 2.4% 4.7% 0.3x
83   Black-throated Blue Warbler 6.6% 2.4% 4.2% 0.4x
84   Prothonotary Warbler 11.9% 1.6% 10.3% 0.1x
85   Blue-headed Vireo 4.4% 1.6% 2.7% 0.4x
86   Northern Waterthrush 3.7% 1.6% 2.1% 0.4x
87   Caspian Tern 3.2% 1.6% 1.6% 0.5x
88   Yellow Warbler 2.7% 1.6% 1.0% 0.6x
89   Blue-winged Teal 2.5% 1.6% 0.9% 0.7x
90   crow sp. 1.6% 1.6% 0.0% 1.0x
91   Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.9% 1.6% 0.7% 1.8x
92   Green-winged Teal 0.5% 1.6% 1.2% 3.6x
93   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.3% 1.6% 1.3% 5.5x
94   Summer Tanager 14.0% 0.8% 13.1% 0.1x
95   Swamp Sparrow 13.5% 0.8% 12.7% 0.1x
96   Indigo Bunting 11.9% 0.8% 11.1% 0.1x
97   Hooded Warbler 8.7% 0.8% 7.9% 0.1x
98   American Redstart 8.4% 0.8% 7.6% 0.1x
99   Blue Grosbeak 8.1% 0.8% 7.3% 0.1x
100   Dark-eyed Junco 4.7% 0.8% 3.9% 0.2x
101   Yellow-breasted Chat 2.6% 0.8% 1.8% 0.3x
102   House Sparrow 2.5% 0.8% 1.7% 0.3x
103   Eastern Wood-Pewee 1.6% 0.8% 0.8% 0.5x
104   Veery 1.5% 0.8% 0.7% 0.5x
105   Red-breasted Nuthatch 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7x
106   Lesser Scaup 0.7% 0.8% 0.1% 1.1x
107   Red-breasted Merganser 0.7% 0.8% 0.1% 1.2x
108   Greater Yellowlegs 0.7% 0.8% 0.1% 1.2x
109   hawk sp. 0.6% 0.8% 0.3% 1.5x
110   Ring-necked Duck 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 1.9x
111   new world sparrow sp. 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 2.1x
112   Common Raven 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 2.2x
113   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.4% 0.8% 0.5% 2.3x
114   Horned Grebe 0.3% 0.8% 0.6% 3.1x
115   blackbird sp. 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 4.8x
116   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 0.8% 0.7% 5.8x
117   Snowy Egret 0.1% 0.8% 0.7% 7.2x
118   Warbling Vireo 0.0% 0.8% 0.8% 19.2x