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Top Birds at Sandy Creek Park in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 380 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Sandy Creek Park 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   Carolina Wren 74.8% 88.2% 13.4% 1.2x
2   Northern Cardinal 71.6% 87.9% 16.3% 1.2x
3   Red-bellied Woodpecker 68.2% 86.8% 18.6% 1.3x
4   Carolina Chickadee 70.5% 84.5% 14.0% 1.2x
5   Eastern Phoebe 52.9% 80.0% 27.1% 1.5x
6   Tufted Titmouse 64.9% 75.8% 10.8% 1.2x
7   Downy Woodpecker 56.9% 75.8% 18.9% 1.3x
8   American Crow 68.1% 73.2% 5.0% 1.1x
9   Blue Jay 70.7% 70.5% 0.2% 1.0x
10   Eastern Bluebird 53.1% 69.7% 16.6% 1.3x
11   Northern Flicker 54.5% 64.5% 10.0% 1.2x
12   Eastern Towhee 36.9% 56.8% 19.9% 1.5x
13   Great Blue Heron 42.4% 54.7% 12.3% 1.3x
14   Song Sparrow 34.1% 54.2% 20.1% 1.6x
15   Red-shouldered Hawk 34.8% 51.8% 17.1% 1.5x
16   House Finch 28.2% 51.8% 23.6% 1.8x
17   Brown Thrasher 31.7% 51.6% 19.9% 1.6x
18   Northern Mockingbird 42.5% 51.3% 8.8% 1.2x
19   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.1% 51.1% 19.0% 1.6x
20   Belted Kingfisher 29.2% 47.4% 18.2% 1.6x
21   Brown-headed Nuthatch 36.7% 45.0% 8.3% 1.2x
22   American Robin 35.5% 43.2% 7.7% 1.2x
23   American Goldfinch 33.1% 42.1% 9.0% 1.3x
24   Turkey Vulture 43.8% 41.1% 2.8% 0.9x
25   Gray Catbird 28.1% 39.2% 11.1% 1.4x
26   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.4% 38.9% 3.6% 1.1x
27   Common Grackle 13.3% 33.7% 20.3% 2.5x
28   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.6% 33.2% 0.5% 1.0x
29   White-throated Sparrow 23.6% 32.9% 9.3% 1.4x
30   Pine Warbler 35.4% 29.2% 6.2% 0.8x
31   Mallard 22.1% 26.8% 4.7% 1.2x
32   Canada Goose 25.9% 26.1% 0.1% 1.0x
33   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.4% 23.9% 5.6% 1.3x
34   Common Yellowthroat 18.1% 23.4% 5.4% 1.3x
35   Black Vulture 21.7% 22.4% 0.7% 1.0x
36   Northern Parula 21.5% 22.4% 0.9% 1.0x
37   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.4% 20.5% 7.2% 1.5x
38   European Starling 13.4% 20.0% 6.6% 1.5x
39   Pileated Woodpecker 22.2% 19.5% 2.7% 0.9x
40   Mourning Dove 28.7% 19.2% 9.5% 0.7x
41   Hairy Woodpecker 14.9% 19.2% 4.3% 1.3x
42   Swamp Sparrow 9.7% 15.3% 5.6% 1.6x
43   American Redstart 16.2% 14.5% 1.7% 0.9x
44   Chimney Swift 12.2% 14.5% 2.3% 1.2x
45   Palm Warbler 17.3% 13.2% 4.1% 0.8x
46   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.1% 13.2% 2.0% 0.9x
47   Wood Duck 5.6% 12.6% 7.0% 2.2x
48   Great Egret 15.8% 10.8% 5.0% 0.7x
49   Fish Crow 17.9% 10.0% 7.9% 0.6x
50   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.7% 10.0% 3.7% 0.7x
51   Red-winged Blackbird 7.8% 9.7% 2.0% 1.3x
52   Winter Wren 4.9% 9.2% 4.3% 1.9x
53   Cape May Warbler 13.1% 8.9% 4.2% 0.7x
54   Killdeer 23.9% 8.7% 15.3% 0.4x
55   Magnolia Warbler 12.3% 8.4% 3.8% 0.7x
56   White-eyed Vireo 5.3% 8.2% 2.9% 1.6x
57   Red-eyed Vireo 7.5% 7.9% 0.4% 1.0x
58   Chipping Sparrow 23.3% 7.6% 15.6% 0.3x
59   Black-and-white Warbler 12.9% 7.4% 5.5% 0.6x
60   Indigo Bunting 8.4% 7.1% 1.3% 0.8x
61   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.4% 6.8% 6.5% 0.5x
62   Red-tailed Hawk 12.6% 6.6% 6.0% 0.5x
63   Barred Owl 4.1% 6.1% 2.0% 1.5x
64   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.6% 5.8% 0.1% 1.0x
65   Scarlet Tanager 6.6% 5.5% 1.0% 0.8x
66   Pied-billed Grebe 7.5% 5.3% 2.2% 0.7x
67   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.2% 5.0% 3.2% 0.6x
68   Brown Creeper 1.9% 4.5% 2.6% 2.4x
69   House Wren 8.2% 3.7% 4.5% 0.4x
70   Cooper's Hawk 7.9% 3.7% 4.2% 0.5x
71   Hermit Thrush 3.9% 3.7% 0.2% 1.0x
72   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.0% 3.7% 0.7% 1.2x
73   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 3.4% 0.1% 1.0x
74   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 3.2% 0.4% 0.9x
75   Pine Siskin 2.5% 3.2% 0.7% 1.3x
76   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.5% 2.9% 2.6% 0.5x
77   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.4% 2.9% 2.5% 0.5x
78   Northern Waterthrush 0.9% 2.6% 1.7% 2.8x
79   Cedar Waxwing 6.8% 2.4% 4.5% 0.3x
80   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 2.4% 0.1% 0.9x
81   Swainson's Thrush 6.0% 2.1% 3.9% 0.4x
82   Field Sparrow 5.1% 2.1% 3.0% 0.4x
83   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 2.1% 1.0% 0.7x
84   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.6% 2.1% 1.5% 3.3x
85   Double-crested Cormorant 21.0% 1.8% 19.2% 0.1x
86   Blackpoll Warbler 6.2% 1.8% 4.4% 0.3x
87   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 1.8% 1.0% 0.6x
88   Summer Tanager 2.4% 1.8% 0.6% 0.8x
89   Philadelphia Vireo 0.6% 1.8% 1.2% 3.1x
90   Empidonax sp. 0.5% 1.8% 1.3% 3.7x
91   Brown-headed Cowbird 9.2% 1.6% 7.6% 0.2x
92   Savannah Sparrow 2.8% 1.6% 1.2% 0.6x
93   Least Flycatcher 0.1% 1.6% 1.4% 11.3x
94   Dark-eyed Junco 2.3% 1.3% 1.0% 0.6x
95   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 1.5% 1.3% 0.2% 0.9x
96   Marsh Wren 0.5% 1.3% 0.8% 2.6x
97   Green Heron 1.0% 1.1% 0.0% 1.0x
98   Acadian Flycatcher 0.6% 1.1% 0.4% 1.7x
99   American Wigeon 0.3% 1.1% 0.7% 3.3x
100   Bald Eagle 15.7% 0.8% 14.9% 0.1x
101   Wood Thrush 3.3% 0.8% 2.5% 0.2x
102   Blue Grosbeak 2.2% 0.8% 1.5% 0.4x
103   American Coot 1.7% 0.8% 0.9% 0.5x
104   Blue-winged Teal 1.7% 0.8% 0.9% 0.5x
105   Hooded Warbler 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7x
106   Purple Finch 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
107   new world sparrow sp. 0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 1.3x
108   Accipiter sp. 0.4% 0.8% 0.3% 1.8x
109   blackbird sp. 0.3% 0.8% 0.4% 2.3x
110   Olive-sided Flycatcher 0.0% 0.8% 0.8% 79.1x
111   American Kestrel 5.7% 0.5% 5.1% 0.1x
112   Bay-breasted Warbler 2.7% 0.5% 2.2% 0.2x
113   Ovenbird 1.8% 0.5% 1.3% 0.3x
114   Tree Swallow 1.6% 0.5% 1.1% 0.3x
115   Yellow-throated Vireo 1.1% 0.5% 0.6% 0.5x
116   Veery 0.9% 0.5% 0.4% 0.6x
117   duck sp. 0.8% 0.5% 0.2% 0.7x
118   Nashville Warbler 0.8% 0.5% 0.2% 0.7x
119   hawk sp. 0.7% 0.5% 0.1% 0.8x
120   American Black Duck 0.3% 0.5% 0.2% 1.8x
121   new world vulture sp. 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 3.5x
122   Osprey 7.7% 0.3% 7.4% 0.0x
123   Rock Pigeon 5.7% 0.3% 5.4% 0.0x
124   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.5% 0.3% 3.3% 0.1x
125   Gray-cheeked Thrush 2.5% 0.3% 2.2% 0.1x
126   Northern Harrier 1.3% 0.3% 1.0% 0.2x
127   Merlin 1.1% 0.3% 0.8% 0.2x
128   Green-winged Teal 1.1% 0.3% 0.8% 0.2x
129   crow sp. 1.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.3x
130   Yellow-throated Warbler 0.9% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3x
131   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.8% 0.3% 0.5% 0.3x
132   White-crowned Sparrow 0.7% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4x
133   Common Raven 0.6% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4x
134   Rusty Blackbird 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5x
135   Catharus sp. 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.5x
136   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.6x
137   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.6x
138   Worm-eating Warbler 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.8x
139   swallow sp. 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.0x
140   Yellow-breasted Chat 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 1.9x
141   Summer/Scarlet Tanager 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 2.9x
142   Grasshopper Sparrow 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 4.4x
143   Sedge Wren 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 4.4x
144   Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 8.8x