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Top Birds at Schenck Forest in December
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 125 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Schenck Forest during the month of 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   Carolina Wren 67.6% 81.6% 14.0% 1.2x
2   Northern Cardinal 62.6% 81.6% 19.0% 1.3x
3   Carolina Chickadee 64.1% 80.8% 16.7% 1.3x
4   White-throated Sparrow 61.2% 79.2% 18.0% 1.3x
5   Eastern Bluebird 48.8% 79.2% 30.4% 1.6x
6   Brown-headed Nuthatch 33.5% 76.8% 43.3% 2.3x
7   Song Sparrow 53.5% 76.0% 22.5% 1.4x
8   Tufted Titmouse 58.1% 73.6% 15.5% 1.3x
9   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.3% 73.6% 24.3% 1.5x
10   Downy Woodpecker 48.5% 72.8% 24.3% 1.5x
11   American Crow 57.9% 72.0% 14.1% 1.2x
12   Blue Jay 46.4% 66.4% 20.0% 1.4x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 57.8% 64.0% 6.2% 1.1x
14   Northern Mockingbird 32.1% 64.0% 31.9% 2.0x
15   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.0% 62.4% 30.4% 2.0x
16   Canada Goose 31.5% 62.4% 30.9% 2.0x
17   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.2% 60.8% 26.6% 1.8x
18   Eastern Towhee 38.8% 58.4% 19.6% 1.5x
19   Mourning Dove 23.8% 58.4% 34.6% 2.5x
20   Chipping Sparrow 20.0% 57.6% 37.6% 2.9x
21   Dark-eyed Junco 36.1% 56.8% 20.7% 1.6x
22   Mallard 30.2% 56.0% 25.8% 1.9x
23   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.1% 55.2% 19.1% 1.5x
24   Northern Flicker 38.1% 53.6% 15.5% 1.4x
25   American Goldfinch 40.6% 52.8% 12.2% 1.3x
26   Great Blue Heron 42.5% 51.2% 8.7% 1.2x
27   Turkey Vulture 36.2% 48.0% 11.8% 1.3x
28   Hooded Merganser 19.1% 48.0% 28.9% 2.5x
29   Pine Warbler 17.8% 48.0% 30.2% 2.7x
30   Killdeer 16.9% 47.2% 30.3% 2.8x
31   House Finch 23.6% 46.4% 22.8% 2.0x
32   Red-tailed Hawk 16.2% 44.8% 28.6% 2.8x
33   Gadwall 4.4% 44.8% 40.4% 10.1x
34   American Robin 36.0% 44.0% 8.0% 1.2x
35   European Starling 15.6% 44.0% 28.4% 2.8x
36   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 30.8% 43.2% 12.4% 1.4x
37   Eastern Phoebe 28.4% 43.2% 14.8% 1.5x
38   Winter Wren 14.8% 41.6% 26.8% 2.8x
39   Double-crested Cormorant 28.9% 40.0% 11.1% 1.4x
40   American Kestrel 5.8% 40.0% 34.2% 6.9x
41   Belted Kingfisher 23.9% 38.4% 14.5% 1.6x
42   Hermit Thrush 22.1% 37.6% 15.5% 1.7x
43   Field Sparrow 17.6% 37.6% 20.0% 2.1x
44   Green-winged Teal 2.7% 36.8% 34.1% 13.7x
45   Rock Pigeon 6.0% 36.0% 30.0% 6.0x
46   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.2% 32.8% 4.6% 1.2x
47   Ruddy Duck 15.2% 32.0% 16.8% 2.1x
48   Bufflehead 14.4% 31.2% 16.8% 2.2x
49   Pileated Woodpecker 15.5% 28.8% 13.3% 1.9x
50   Fox Sparrow 6.6% 28.0% 21.4% 4.2x
51   Eastern Meadowlark 3.6% 28.0% 24.4% 7.8x
52   Pine Siskin 9.1% 21.6% 12.5% 2.4x
53   Red-winged Blackbird 14.6% 19.2% 4.6% 1.3x
54   Brown Creeper 11.0% 19.2% 8.2% 1.8x
55   Palm Warbler 2.3% 19.2% 16.9% 8.4x
56   Brown Thrasher 19.4% 18.4% 1.0% 0.9x
57   Hairy Woodpecker 12.0% 17.6% 5.6% 1.5x
58   Great Horned Owl 1.1% 16.0% 14.9% 14.2x
59   Ring-billed Gull 29.2% 15.2% 14.0% 0.5x
60   Cooper's Hawk 4.6% 15.2% 10.6% 3.3x
61   Swamp Sparrow 17.0% 13.6% 3.4% 0.8x
62   Cedar Waxwing 11.8% 13.6% 1.8% 1.2x
63   Red-headed Woodpecker 12.7% 12.8% 0.1% 1.0x
64   Bald Eagle 16.5% 12.0% 4.5% 0.7x
65   American Woodcock 0.8% 12.0% 11.2% 14.2x
66   Black Vulture 17.7% 10.4% 7.3% 0.6x
67   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.8% 10.4% 4.6% 1.8x
68   Northern Shoveler 4.4% 10.4% 6.0% 2.4x
69   Loggerhead Shrike 0.6% 9.6% 9.0% 15.3x
70   Ring-necked Duck 8.4% 8.8% 0.4% 1.0x
71   Red-breasted Nuthatch 4.1% 8.8% 4.7% 2.2x
72   Pied-billed Grebe 20.3% 8.0% 12.3% 0.4x
73   Savannah Sparrow 4.7% 8.0% 3.3% 1.7x
74   Common Grackle 5.8% 7.2% 1.4% 1.2x
75   Sharp-shinned Hawk 2.6% 7.2% 4.6% 2.8x
76   Purple Finch 5.4% 6.4% 1.0% 1.2x
77   House Wren 2.8% 6.4% 3.6% 2.3x
78   Barred Owl 3.0% 5.6% 2.6% 1.9x
79   Northern Pintail 0.9% 4.8% 3.9% 5.2x
80   Common Raven 0.7% 4.8% 4.1% 6.8x
81   American Pipit 3.2% 3.2% 0.0% 1.0x
82   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 3.2% 2.1% 3.0x
83   Wood Duck 3.9% 2.4% 1.5% 0.6x
84   Northern Harrier 1.0% 2.4% 1.4% 2.3x
85   Herring Gull 5.6% 1.6% 4.0% 0.3x
86   Rusty Blackbird 3.4% 1.6% 1.8% 0.5x
87   American Black Duck 1.9% 1.6% 0.3% 0.8x
88   hawk sp. 0.5% 1.6% 1.1% 3.3x
89   Lesser Scaup 3.8% 0.8% 3.0% 0.2x
90   Gray Catbird 1.8% 0.8% 1.0% 0.4x
91   American Wigeon 1.3% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6x
92   new world sparrow sp. 1.0% 0.8% 0.2% 0.8x
93   Red Crossbill 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
94   White-crowned Sparrow 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
95   Merlin 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 1.5x
96   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 2.0x
97   crow sp. 0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 2.4x
98   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 2.7x
99   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 4.6x