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Top Birds at Lake Wheeler marshes in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 145 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler marshes 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 42.1% 96.6% 54.5% 2.3x
2   Mallard 21.4% 84.8% 63.4% 4.0x
3   American Crow 68.2% 75.2% 7.0% 1.1x
4   Great Egret 14.8% 73.1% 58.3% 4.9x
5   Killdeer 22.7% 72.4% 49.7% 3.2x
6   Canada Goose 25.3% 71.7% 46.4% 2.8x
7   Carolina Wren 75.3% 70.3% 5.0% 0.9x
8   Belted Kingfisher 29.3% 69.7% 40.4% 2.4x
9   Red-bellied Woodpecker 68.9% 69.0% 0.1% 1.0x
10   Blue Jay 70.8% 62.1% 8.8% 0.9x
11   Double-crested Cormorant 19.8% 55.9% 36.1% 2.8x
12   Northern Cardinal 72.5% 53.8% 18.7% 0.7x
13   Carolina Chickadee 71.3% 53.8% 17.5% 0.8x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 36.8% 50.3% 13.6% 1.4x
15   Tufted Titmouse 65.6% 46.9% 18.7% 0.7x
16   Northern Flicker 55.0% 46.9% 8.1% 0.9x
17   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.2% 45.5% 10.3% 1.3x
18   Downy Woodpecker 57.7% 44.8% 12.9% 0.8x
19   Bald Eagle 14.8% 44.1% 29.4% 3.0x
20   Wood Duck 5.4% 43.4% 38.1% 8.1x
21   Eastern Bluebird 53.9% 40.7% 13.2% 0.8x
22   Fish Crow 17.3% 40.0% 22.7% 2.3x
23   Eastern Phoebe 54.1% 37.2% 16.9% 0.7x
24   Pileated Woodpecker 21.9% 35.2% 13.2% 1.6x
25   Brown Thrasher 32.4% 33.1% 0.7% 1.0x
26   Pine Warbler 35.3% 27.6% 7.7% 0.8x
27   Common Grackle 13.9% 26.2% 12.3% 1.9x
28   Least Sandpiper 1.6% 26.2% 24.6% 16.6x
29   Turkey Vulture 44.0% 22.8% 21.3% 0.5x
30   Blue-winged Teal 1.3% 22.8% 21.4% 16.9x
31   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.7% 20.7% 15.0% 0.6x
32   Chimney Swift 12.2% 20.0% 7.8% 1.6x
33   American Goldfinch 33.7% 17.9% 15.8% 0.5x
34   Barred Owl 3.9% 17.9% 14.0% 4.5x
35   Pectoral Sandpiper 1.1% 17.9% 16.8% 16.1x
36   Green-winged Teal 0.8% 17.2% 16.4% 21.0x
37   Northern Mockingbird 43.2% 16.6% 26.7% 0.4x
38   Red-winged Blackbird 7.7% 16.6% 8.8% 2.1x
39   House Finch 29.3% 15.9% 13.4% 0.5x
40   Northern Parula 21.6% 15.9% 5.7% 0.7x
41   Spotted Sandpiper 1.5% 15.9% 14.4% 10.8x
42   Wilson's Snipe 0.7% 15.9% 15.1% 22.3x
43   Yellow-rumped Warbler 33.0% 15.2% 17.8% 0.5x
44   Pied-billed Grebe 7.3% 14.5% 7.2% 2.0x
45   Greater Yellowlegs 1.7% 14.5% 12.8% 8.7x
46   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.9% 13.8% 19.1% 0.4x
47   Osprey 7.3% 12.4% 5.1% 1.7x
48   Mourning Dove 28.6% 11.7% 16.8% 0.4x
49   American Redstart 16.2% 11.7% 4.5% 0.7x
50   Graylag Goose 1.1% 11.7% 10.6% 10.3x
51   Cape May Warbler 13.0% 11.0% 1.9% 0.9x
52   Palm Warbler 17.2% 10.3% 6.9% 0.6x
53   American Robin 36.1% 9.7% 26.5% 0.3x
54   Black-and-white Warbler 12.7% 9.7% 3.1% 0.8x
55   Black Vulture 21.9% 9.0% 12.9% 0.4x
56   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.7% 9.0% 9.7% 0.5x
57   American Coot 1.6% 9.0% 7.4% 5.6x
58   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 8.3% 0.6% 1.1x
59   Northern Shoveler 1.2% 8.3% 7.0% 6.6x
60   American Black Duck 0.2% 8.3% 8.1% 44.6x
61   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.1% 7.6% 7.6% 0.5x
62   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 7.6% 5.6% 0.6x
63   Brown-headed Cowbird 8.9% 7.6% 1.4% 0.8x
64   Ring-necked Duck 0.8% 7.6% 6.8% 9.7x
65   Tricolored Heron 0% 7.6% 7.6%
66   Red-tailed Hawk 12.5% 6.9% 5.6% 0.6x
67   Magnolia Warbler 12.2% 6.2% 6.0% 0.5x
68   Gadwall 0.6% 6.2% 5.6% 10.6x
69   American Wigeon 0.3% 6.2% 5.9% 23.6x
70   Hairy Woodpecker 15.2% 5.5% 9.7% 0.4x
71   European Starling 13.8% 5.5% 8.3% 0.4x
72   Eastern Towhee 38.1% 4.8% 33.3% 0.1x
73   Song Sparrow 35.2% 4.8% 30.4% 0.1x
74   Common Yellowthroat 18.5% 4.8% 13.6% 0.3x
75   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.1% 4.8% 3.7% 4.3x
76   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.2% 4.1% 4.0% 0.5x
77   Northern Pintail 0.2% 4.1% 3.9% 19.3x
78   Semipalmated Plover 0.2% 3.4% 3.3% 18.6x
79   Roseate Spoonbill 0.0% 3.4% 3.4% 353.4x
80   Tree Swallow 1.5% 2.8% 1.2% 1.8x
81   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 1.5% 2.8% 1.3% 1.9x
82   Red-eyed Vireo 7.6% 2.1% 5.5% 0.3x
83   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 2.1% 3.6% 0.4x
84   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.3% 2.1% 3.2% 0.4x
85   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.4% 2.1% 1.4% 0.6x
86   Ruddy Duck 3.4% 2.1% 1.3% 0.6x
87   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 2.1% 0.7% 0.7x
88   Merlin 1.1% 2.1% 1.0% 1.9x
89   Green Heron 1.0% 2.1% 1.0% 2.0x
90   White-throated Sparrow 24.2% 1.4% 22.9% 0.1x
91   Swamp Sparrow 10.0% 1.4% 8.6% 0.1x
92   House Wren 8.1% 1.4% 6.8% 0.2x
93   Swainson's Thrush 5.9% 1.4% 4.6% 0.2x
94   Hermit Thrush 3.9% 1.4% 2.5% 0.4x
95   American Pipit 1.3% 1.4% 0.1% 1.0x
96   Northern Harrier 1.2% 1.4% 0.1% 1.1x
97   crow sp. 1.0% 1.4% 0.4% 1.4x
98   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.7% 1.4% 0.6% 1.9x
99   Semipalmated Sandpiper 0.4% 1.4% 1.0% 3.6x
100   Lesser Scaup 0.3% 1.4% 1.1% 5.4x
101   Chipping Sparrow 23.0% 0.7% 22.3% 0.0x
102   Blackpoll Warbler 6.1% 0.7% 5.5% 0.1x
103   Rock Pigeon 5.6% 0.7% 4.9% 0.1x
104   Ring-billed Gull 4.2% 0.7% 3.5% 0.2x
105   Blue-headed Vireo 3.6% 0.7% 2.9% 0.2x
106   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 0.7% 2.7% 0.2x
107   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 0.7% 2.4% 0.2x
108   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.1% 0.7% 2.4% 0.2x
109   Summer Tanager 2.4% 0.7% 1.7% 0.3x
110   Brown Creeper 2.0% 0.7% 1.3% 0.3x
111   Yellow-throated Vireo 1.1% 0.7% 0.4% 0.6x
112   Veery 0.9% 0.7% 0.2% 0.7x
113   duck sp. 0.8% 0.7% 0.1% 0.9x
114   Laughing Gull 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 1.0x
115   Barn Swallow 0.3% 0.7% 0.4% 2.4x
116   peep sp. 0.3% 0.7% 0.4% 2.5x
117   Dunlin 0.3% 0.7% 0.4% 2.5x
118   Cattle Egret 0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 3.7x
119   Sora 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 5.9x
120   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 8.8x
121   Marbled Godwit 0% 0.7% 0.7%