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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) in August
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 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 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   Great Egret 31.0% 94.9% 63.9% 3.1x
2   Great Blue Heron 44.8% 93.6% 48.8% 2.1x
3   American Goldfinch 58.2% 65.4% 7.1% 1.1x
4   Little Blue Heron 4.2% 65.4% 61.2% 15.6x
5   Carolina Wren 72.4% 62.8% 9.5% 0.9x
6   Killdeer 20.1% 60.3% 40.2% 3.0x
7   Osprey 19.3% 59.0% 39.7% 3.1x
8   Eastern Wood-Pewee 18.8% 57.7% 38.9% 3.1x
9   Northern Cardinal 66.1% 56.4% 9.7% 0.9x
10   Mourning Dove 48.4% 56.4% 8.0% 1.2x
11   American Crow 52.9% 52.6% 0.4% 1.0x
12   Wood Duck 10.5% 50.0% 39.5% 4.8x
13   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.1% 48.7% 6.6% 1.2x
14   Tufted Titmouse 53.0% 46.2% 6.9% 0.9x
15   Carolina Chickadee 59.2% 43.6% 15.6% 0.7x
16   Mallard 17.4% 42.3% 24.9% 2.4x
17   Spotted Sandpiper 9.6% 42.3% 32.7% 4.4x
18   Pectoral Sandpiper 4.5% 42.3% 37.8% 9.4x
19   Belted Kingfisher 20.6% 41.0% 20.4% 2.0x
20   Double-crested Cormorant 16.3% 41.0% 24.7% 2.5x
21   Lesser Yellowlegs 3.1% 41.0% 37.9% 13.2x
22   Least Sandpiper 6.0% 39.7% 33.7% 6.6x
23   Eastern Kingbird 13.6% 38.5% 24.9% 2.8x
24   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.7% 37.2% 2.5% 1.1x
25   Indigo Bunting 28.6% 35.9% 7.3% 1.3x
26   Blue Grosbeak 21.7% 35.9% 14.2% 1.7x
27   Solitary Sandpiper 5.4% 35.9% 30.5% 6.7x
28   Field Sparrow 2.6% 35.9% 33.3% 13.7x
29   White Ibis 0.9% 34.6% 33.7% 38.7x
30   Fish Crow 26.2% 32.1% 5.8% 1.2x
31   Eastern Towhee 26.0% 32.1% 6.0% 1.2x
32   Eastern Phoebe 19.5% 32.1% 12.5% 1.6x
33   Downy Woodpecker 40.0% 30.8% 9.2% 0.8x
34   Eastern Bluebird 39.3% 30.8% 8.5% 0.8x
35   Turkey Vulture 31.9% 30.8% 1.2% 1.0x
36   Bald Eagle 7.7% 30.8% 23.1% 4.0x
37   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.2% 26.9% 23.7% 8.4x
38   Semipalmated Plover 2.9% 26.9% 24.0% 9.2x
39   Barn Swallow 11.8% 25.6% 13.8% 2.2x
40   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.0% 24.4% 0.7% 1.0x
41   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.9% 23.1% 16.8% 0.6x
42   Canada Goose 24.6% 23.1% 1.5% 0.9x
43   Pileated Woodpecker 14.5% 21.8% 7.3% 1.5x
44   Pine Warbler 15.6% 20.5% 5.0% 1.3x
45   Black Vulture 15.4% 20.5% 5.1% 1.3x
46   Northern Flicker 9.5% 20.5% 11.0% 2.1x
47   Snowy Egret 2.4% 20.5% 18.1% 8.6x
48   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.7% 19.2% 2.6% 1.2x
49   Tricolored Heron 2.9% 19.2% 16.3% 6.6x
50   Stilt Sandpiper 1.3% 19.2% 17.9% 14.5x
51   Blue Jay 37.0% 17.9% 19.1% 0.5x
52   Common Yellowthroat 12.3% 17.9% 5.7% 1.5x
53   Anhinga 1.5% 17.9% 16.4% 11.7x
54   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.5% 16.7% 0.8% 1.0x
55   Green Heron 17.0% 16.7% 0.4% 1.0x
56   Greater Yellowlegs 1.6% 16.7% 15.0% 10.2x
57   Chimney Swift 18.5% 15.4% 3.1% 0.8x
58   Chipping Sparrow 17.8% 15.4% 2.5% 0.9x
59   Summer Tanager 15.2% 15.4% 0.2% 1.0x
60   Red-tailed Hawk 10.5% 15.4% 4.9% 1.5x
61   Common Grackle 9.6% 15.4% 5.8% 1.6x
62   Prothonotary Warbler 2.5% 15.4% 12.9% 6.1x
63   Blue-winged Teal 0.9% 15.4% 14.5% 17.5x
64   Northern Mockingbird 31.9% 14.1% 17.8% 0.4x
65   Black Tern 1.6% 14.1% 12.5% 9.0x
66   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.5% 12.8% 14.7% 0.5x
67   Wood Stork 1.6% 12.8% 11.2% 8.0x
68   Barred Owl 3.8% 11.5% 7.7% 3.0x
69   Red-shouldered Hawk 24.1% 10.3% 13.8% 0.4x
70   American Robin 30.0% 9.0% 21.0% 0.3x
71   Hairy Woodpecker 7.8% 9.0% 1.2% 1.2x
72   House Wren 4.9% 9.0% 4.0% 1.8x
73   Prairie Warbler 3.0% 9.0% 5.9% 2.9x
74   Roseate Spoonbill 1.2% 9.0% 7.8% 7.6x
75   Great Horned Owl 0.7% 9.0% 8.3% 13.2x
76   Cooper's Hawk 4.6% 7.7% 3.1% 1.7x
77   peep sp. 2.1% 7.7% 5.6% 3.6x
78   White-eyed Vireo 20.6% 6.4% 14.2% 0.3x
79   Acadian Flycatcher 9.5% 6.4% 3.1% 0.7x
80   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 6.4% 0.0% 1.0x
81   Short-billed Dowitcher 1.4% 6.4% 5.0% 4.7x
82   Gray Catbird 27.6% 5.1% 22.4% 0.2x
83   Yellow-throated Warbler 1.9% 5.1% 3.2% 2.7x
84   Wild Turkey 1.1% 5.1% 4.0% 4.6x
85   Louisiana Waterthrush 0.9% 5.1% 4.2% 5.4x
86   Sanderling 0.6% 5.1% 4.5% 8.2x
87   Eastern Whip-poor-will 0.2% 5.1% 5.0% 31.8x
88   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 5.1% 5.0% 57.3x
89   Yellow-throated Vireo 3.5% 3.8% 0.3% 1.1x
90   Caspian Tern 2.2% 3.8% 1.6% 1.7x
91   Yellow-breasted Chat 1.6% 3.8% 2.3% 2.4x
92   Long-billed Dowitcher 0.0% 3.8% 3.8% 107.4x
93   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 2.6% 8.6% 0.2x
94   American Redstart 5.9% 2.6% 3.4% 0.4x
95   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.9% 2.6% 3.3% 0.4x
96   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1.7% 2.6% 0.8% 1.5x
97   Scarlet Tanager 1.5% 2.6% 1.1% 1.8x
98   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.9% 2.6% 1.7% 2.8x
99   Cliff Swallow 0.9% 2.6% 1.7% 2.9x
100   Western Sandpiper 0.6% 2.6% 1.9% 4.0x
101   Wilson's Phalarope 0.6% 2.6% 2.0% 4.3x
102   Pied-billed Grebe 0.5% 2.6% 2.0% 4.8x
103   Northern Harrier 0.1% 2.6% 2.4% 20.5x
104   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.1% 2.6% 2.5% 23.9x
105   Red-eyed Vireo 22.1% 1.3% 20.8% 0.1x
106   House Finch 20.0% 1.3% 18.7% 0.1x
107   Brown Thrasher 15.2% 1.3% 13.9% 0.1x
108   European Starling 10.8% 1.3% 9.5% 0.1x
109   Song Sparrow 10.3% 1.3% 9.0% 0.1x
110   Northern Parula 7.0% 1.3% 5.7% 0.2x
111   Black-and-white Warbler 4.9% 1.3% 3.6% 0.3x
112   Purple Martin 2.6% 1.3% 1.4% 0.5x
113   Yellow Warbler 2.6% 1.3% 1.3% 0.5x
114   Broad-winged Hawk 0.7% 1.3% 0.5% 1.7x
115   Northern Waterthrush 0.7% 1.3% 0.6% 1.8x
116   Common Nighthawk 0.6% 1.3% 0.7% 2.0x
117   Magnolia Warbler 0.6% 1.3% 0.7% 2.2x
118   Tree Swallow 0.5% 1.3% 0.8% 2.8x
119   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.3% 1.3% 1.0% 4.2x
120   Northern Bobwhite 0.3% 1.3% 1.0% 5.1x
121   Northern Shoveler 0.2% 1.3% 1.1% 6.5x
122   Accipiter sp. 0.1% 1.3% 1.2% 11.9x
123   Bank Swallow 0.1% 1.3% 1.2% 23.9x
124   Hooded Merganser 0.0% 1.3% 1.2% 35.8x
125   Wilson's Snipe 0.0% 1.3% 1.2% 35.8x
126   Clapper Rail 0% 1.3% 1.3%
127   American Pipit 0% 1.3% 1.3%
128   Palm Warbler 0% 1.3% 1.3%