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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 47 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 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   Great Blue Heron 42.7% 78.7% 36.0% 1.8x
2   Great Egret 15.4% 68.1% 52.7% 4.4x
3   Carolina Wren 75.3% 63.8% 11.5% 0.8x
4   Blue Jay 70.8% 59.6% 11.2% 0.8x
5   Killdeer 23.2% 57.4% 34.2% 2.5x
6   Red-bellied Woodpecker 69.0% 55.3% 13.7% 0.8x
7   Northern Flicker 54.9% 53.2% 1.7% 1.0x
8   Eastern Phoebe 53.9% 53.2% 0.7% 1.0x
9   Bald Eagle 15.0% 53.2% 38.2% 3.5x
10   Northern Cardinal 72.3% 51.1% 21.3% 0.7x
11   Carolina Chickadee 71.1% 51.1% 20.0% 0.7x
12   Pectoral Sandpiper 1.1% 48.9% 47.8% 43.3x
13   American Crow 68.4% 46.8% 21.6% 0.7x
14   Tufted Titmouse 65.4% 46.8% 18.6% 0.7x
15   Greater Yellowlegs 1.6% 46.8% 45.2% 28.5x
16   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.0% 46.8% 45.8% 48.4x
17   Belted Kingfisher 29.8% 44.7% 14.9% 1.5x
18   Palm Warbler 17.0% 44.7% 27.7% 2.6x
19   Least Sandpiper 1.7% 42.6% 40.8% 24.5x
20   Eastern Bluebird 53.8% 40.4% 13.4% 0.8x
21   Turkey Vulture 43.8% 40.4% 3.3% 0.9x
22   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.4% 40.4% 27.0% 3.0x
23   Downy Woodpecker 57.6% 38.3% 19.3% 0.7x
24   Eastern Towhee 37.6% 38.3% 0.7% 1.0x
25   Mallard 22.2% 38.3% 16.1% 1.7x
26   Double-crested Cormorant 20.2% 38.3% 18.1% 1.9x
27   Pileated Woodpecker 22.1% 34.0% 12.0% 1.5x
28   Blue-winged Teal 1.5% 34.0% 32.5% 22.7x
29   Northern Shoveler 1.2% 31.9% 30.7% 26.4x
30   Song Sparrow 34.8% 29.8% 5.0% 0.9x
31   Pine Warbler 35.2% 27.7% 7.6% 0.8x
32   Swamp Sparrow 9.8% 27.7% 17.9% 2.8x
33   Wilson's Snipe 0.8% 27.7% 26.9% 34.5x
34   Brown-headed Nuthatch 37.0% 25.5% 11.5% 0.7x
35   Common Yellowthroat 18.2% 25.5% 7.3% 1.4x
36   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.4% 23.4% 12.0% 0.7x
37   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.7% 23.4% 9.3% 0.7x
38   Canada Goose 25.9% 23.4% 2.5% 0.9x
39   White-throated Sparrow 23.9% 23.4% 0.5% 1.0x
40   Green-winged Teal 0.9% 23.4% 22.5% 24.7x
41   American Golden-Plover 0.3% 23.4% 23.2% 93.1x
42   Mourning Dove 28.4% 21.3% 7.1% 0.8x
43   Common Grackle 14.1% 21.3% 7.2% 1.5x
44   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.6% 19.1% 16.4% 0.5x
45   American Goldfinch 33.5% 19.1% 14.4% 0.6x
46   House Finch 29.1% 19.1% 10.0% 0.7x
47   Fish Crow 17.6% 19.1% 1.5% 1.1x
48   Northern Pintail 0.2% 19.1% 19.0% 104.3x
49   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.8% 17.0% 15.8% 0.5x
50   Chimney Swift 12.3% 17.0% 4.8% 1.4x
51   Indigo Bunting 8.3% 17.0% 8.7% 2.1x
52   Red-winged Blackbird 7.8% 17.0% 9.2% 2.2x
53   American Robin 35.9% 14.9% 21.0% 0.4x
54   Ring-billed Gull 4.1% 14.9% 10.8% 3.6x
55   Peregrine Falcon 0.7% 14.9% 14.2% 20.5x
56   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 12.8% 2.3% 0.8x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 12.4% 12.8% 0.4% 1.0x
58   House Wren 8.0% 12.8% 4.7% 1.6x
59   Semipalmated Sandpiper 0.3% 12.8% 12.4% 37.7x
60   Barn Swallow 0.2% 12.8% 12.5% 52.8x
61   Black-bellied Plover 0.2% 12.8% 12.5% 52.8x
62   Dunlin 0.2% 12.8% 12.5% 57.4x
63   Brown Thrasher 32.5% 10.6% 21.9% 0.3x
64   Gray Catbird 28.6% 10.6% 18.0% 0.4x
65   Chipping Sparrow 22.8% 10.6% 12.1% 0.5x
66   European Starling 13.7% 10.6% 3.0% 0.8x
67   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.6% 10.6% 3.0% 0.8x
68   Eastern Meadowlark 4.4% 10.6% 6.2% 2.4x
69   Great Horned Owl 0.7% 10.6% 9.9% 14.9x
70   Semipalmated Plover 0.2% 10.6% 10.5% 57.9x
71   Stilt Sandpiper 0.1% 10.6% 10.6% 183.5x
72   Wilson's Phalarope 0% 10.6% 10.6%
73   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 8.5% 10.1% 0.5x
74   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.1% 8.5% 6.6% 0.6x
75   Magnolia Warbler 12.1% 8.5% 3.6% 0.7x
76   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.1% 8.5% 0.4% 1.1x
77   Wood Duck 5.9% 8.5% 2.6% 1.4x
78   Field Sparrow 5.0% 8.5% 3.5% 1.7x
79   American Pipit 1.3% 8.5% 7.2% 6.6x
80   Rusty Blackbird 0.5% 8.5% 8.0% 16.3x
81   peep sp. 0.2% 8.5% 8.3% 35.2x
82   Northern Mockingbird 43.0% 6.4% 36.6% 0.1x
83   Black Vulture 21.8% 6.4% 15.4% 0.3x
84   Northern Parula 21.6% 6.4% 15.2% 0.3x
85   American Redstart 16.2% 6.4% 9.8% 0.4x
86   Black-and-white Warbler 12.7% 6.4% 6.3% 0.5x
87   American Kestrel 5.5% 6.4% 0.9% 1.2x
88   Barred Owl 4.1% 6.4% 2.3% 1.5x
89   Blue Grosbeak 2.2% 6.4% 4.2% 2.9x
90   Ovenbird 1.7% 6.4% 4.6% 3.6x
91   Northern Waterthrush 1.0% 6.4% 5.4% 6.5x
92   Gadwall 0.6% 6.4% 5.7% 10.0x
93   Marsh Wren 0.5% 6.4% 5.9% 12.5x
94   American Wigeon 0.3% 6.4% 6.1% 20.0x
95   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 4.3% 8.9% 0.3x
96   Brown-headed Cowbird 8.9% 4.3% 4.7% 0.5x
97   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 4.3% 3.5% 0.6x
98   Red-eyed Vireo 7.5% 4.3% 3.3% 0.6x
99   Osprey 7.4% 4.3% 3.1% 0.6x
100   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 4.3% 1.5% 1.5x
101   Savannah Sparrow 2.8% 4.3% 1.5% 1.5x
102   American Coot 1.7% 4.3% 2.6% 2.5x
103   Spotted Sandpiper 1.7% 4.3% 2.6% 2.6x
104   Tree Swallow 1.5% 4.3% 2.7% 2.8x
105   Solitary Sandpiper 1.2% 4.3% 3.0% 3.5x
106   Bonaparte's Gull 0.9% 4.3% 3.4% 4.8x
107   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.7% 4.3% 3.5% 5.8x
108   Laughing Gull 0.7% 4.3% 3.6% 6.3x
109   Wild Turkey 0.4% 4.3% 3.8% 10.2x
110   American Avocet 0.2% 4.3% 4.1% 25.9x
111   Wood Stork 0.1% 4.3% 4.2% 44.0x
112   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 4.3% 4.2% 62.9x
113   Ruddy Turnstone 0.1% 4.3% 4.2% 73.4x
114   Long-billed Dowitcher 0.0% 4.3% 4.2% 88.1x
115   White Ibis 0.0% 4.3% 4.2% 146.8x
116   Seaside Sparrow 0% 4.3% 4.3%
117   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 2.1% 10.9% 0.2x
118   Pied-billed Grebe 7.4% 2.1% 5.3% 0.3x
119   White-eyed Vireo 5.4% 2.1% 3.2% 0.4x
120   Winter Wren 5.1% 2.1% 3.0% 0.4x
121   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 2.1% 1.4% 0.6x
122   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 2.1% 1.3% 0.6x
123   Ruddy Duck 3.4% 2.1% 1.3% 0.6x
124   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 2.1% 0.9% 0.7x
125   Dark-eyed Junco 2.3% 2.1% 0.1% 0.9x
126   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 1.5% 2.1% 0.7% 1.4x
127   Northern Harrier 1.2% 2.1% 0.9% 1.7x
128   Merlin 1.1% 2.1% 1.1% 2.0x
129   crow sp. 1.0% 2.1% 1.1% 2.1x
130   duck sp. 0.8% 2.1% 1.4% 2.8x
131   Herring Gull 0.7% 2.1% 1.4% 2.9x
132   Vesper Sparrow 0.5% 2.1% 1.7% 4.6x
133   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 2.1% 1.7% 5.0x
134   passerine sp. 0.3% 2.1% 1.8% 6.9x
135   American Black Duck 0.3% 2.1% 1.8% 7.3x
136   swallow sp. 0.3% 2.1% 1.9% 8.5x
137   Hooded Merganser 0.2% 2.1% 1.9% 9.2x
138   Bobolink 0.2% 2.1% 1.9% 9.2x
139   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.2% 2.1% 2.0% 12.9x
140   Grasshopper Sparrow 0.1% 2.1% 2.1% 36.7x
141   Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher 0.0% 2.1% 2.1% 110.1x