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

based on 42 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Shelley Lake 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   Canada Goose 24.2% 81.0% 56.8% 3.4x
2   Great Egret 31.6% 71.4% 39.8% 2.3x
3   Carolina Wren 72.3% 69.0% 3.2% 1.0x
4   Northern Cardinal 66.0% 69.0% 3.1% 1.0x
5   Killdeer 20.3% 69.0% 48.8% 3.4x
6   Mallard 17.4% 61.9% 44.5% 3.6x
7   Great Blue Heron 45.4% 59.5% 14.2% 1.3x
8   Carolina Chickadee 59.0% 57.1% 1.9% 1.0x
9   American Crow 52.9% 52.4% 0.6% 1.0x
10   Belted Kingfisher 20.7% 47.6% 26.9% 2.3x
11   Tufted Titmouse 53.0% 45.2% 7.7% 0.9x
12   Gray Catbird 27.1% 45.2% 18.1% 1.7x
13   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.2% 42.9% 15.6% 1.6x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 24.9% 40.5% 15.6% 1.6x
15   American Goldfinch 58.5% 38.1% 20.4% 0.7x
16   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 38.1% 1.8% 1.0x
17   American Robin 29.7% 38.1% 8.4% 1.3x
18   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.7% 33.3% 6.4% 0.8x
19   Eastern Bluebird 39.2% 31.0% 8.3% 0.8x
20   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.8% 31.0% 7.1% 1.3x
21   Mallard (Domestic type) 3.9% 31.0% 27.1% 8.0x
22   Mourning Dove 48.6% 28.6% 20.1% 0.6x
23   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.7% 28.6% 6.2% 0.8x
24   Eastern Towhee 26.1% 28.6% 2.5% 1.1x
25   Chimney Swift 18.3% 28.6% 10.2% 1.6x
26   Eastern Kingbird 13.8% 23.8% 10.0% 1.7x
27   Osprey 19.8% 21.4% 1.6% 1.1x
28   Spotted Sandpiper 10.0% 21.4% 11.4% 2.1x
29   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.3% 19.0% 23.3% 0.4x
30   Fish Crow 26.4% 19.0% 7.3% 0.7x
31   Pileated Woodpecker 14.6% 16.7% 2.1% 1.1x
32   Northern Flicker 9.6% 16.7% 7.0% 1.7x
33   Roseate Spoonbill 1.2% 16.7% 15.5% 14.2x
34   Turkey Vulture 32.1% 14.3% 17.8% 0.4x
35   Red-eyed Vireo 21.8% 14.3% 7.6% 0.7x
36   House Finch 19.8% 14.3% 5.5% 0.7x
37   Green Heron 17.1% 14.3% 2.8% 0.8x
38   Acadian Flycatcher 9.4% 14.3% 4.9% 1.5x
39   Song Sparrow 10.2% 11.9% 1.7% 1.2x
40   Barred Owl 3.9% 11.9% 8.0% 3.1x
41   Anhinga 1.7% 11.9% 10.2% 7.0x
42   Blue Jay 36.9% 9.5% 27.4% 0.3x
43   Northern Mockingbird 31.8% 9.5% 22.3% 0.3x
44   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.5% 9.5% 8.0% 0.5x
45   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.8% 9.5% 7.2% 0.6x
46   Pine Warbler 15.7% 9.5% 6.1% 0.6x
47   Brown Thrasher 15.0% 9.5% 5.5% 0.6x
48   Barn Swallow 12.0% 9.5% 2.5% 0.8x
49   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 9.5% 1.0% 0.9x
50   Common Grackle 9.7% 9.5% 0.2% 1.0x
51   Eastern Phoebe 19.8% 7.1% 12.7% 0.4x
52   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.4% 7.1% 12.2% 0.4x
53   Chipping Sparrow 17.9% 7.1% 10.8% 0.4x
54   Solitary Sandpiper 5.8% 7.1% 1.4% 1.2x
55   White-eyed Vireo 20.6% 4.8% 15.8% 0.2x
56   Hairy Woodpecker 7.8% 4.8% 3.0% 0.6x
57   House Sparrow 1.3% 4.8% 3.4% 3.6x
58   Muscovy Duck (Domestic type) 0.8% 4.8% 3.9% 5.8x
59   Common Yellowthroat 12.4% 2.4% 10.0% 0.2x
60   Bald Eagle 8.0% 2.4% 5.7% 0.3x
61   crow sp. 1.8% 2.4% 0.6% 1.3x
62   Wood Thrush 1.6% 2.4% 0.8% 1.5x
63   Blue-winged Teal 1.1% 2.4% 1.3% 2.2x
64   Graylag Goose (Domestic type) 0.8% 2.4% 1.6% 3.1x
65   Broad-winged Hawk 0.7% 2.4% 1.7% 3.3x
66   Tree Swallow 0.5% 2.4% 1.9% 5.1x
67   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 2.4% 2.0% 6.1x
68   duck sp. 0.4% 2.4% 2.0% 6.7x