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

based on 103 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler marshes 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   Great Blue Heron 42.1% 86.4% 44.3% 2.1x
2   Mallard 30.1% 69.9% 39.8% 2.3x
3   American Crow 58.0% 67.0% 9.0% 1.2x
4   Canada Goose 31.5% 66.0% 34.5% 2.1x
5   Pied-billed Grebe 19.7% 58.3% 38.6% 3.0x
6   Ring-billed Gull 28.7% 57.3% 28.6% 2.0x
7   Carolina Wren 68.1% 45.6% 22.5% 0.7x
8   Northern Shoveler 4.0% 44.7% 40.7% 11.2x
9   Red-bellied Woodpecker 58.1% 42.7% 15.4% 0.7x
10   Belted Kingfisher 23.9% 41.7% 17.9% 1.8x
11   Double-crested Cormorant 28.9% 40.8% 11.9% 1.4x
12   Bald Eagle 16.2% 38.8% 22.6% 2.4x
13   Gadwall 4.6% 38.8% 34.2% 8.4x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.2% 35.0% 0.8% 1.0x
15   Tufted Titmouse 58.6% 34.0% 24.6% 0.6x
16   Carolina Chickadee 64.7% 33.0% 31.7% 0.5x
17   Killdeer 17.1% 33.0% 15.9% 1.9x
18   Northern Cardinal 63.2% 30.1% 33.1% 0.5x
19   Hooded Merganser 19.4% 29.1% 9.8% 1.5x
20   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 50.0% 27.2% 22.8% 0.5x
21   Blue Jay 46.9% 27.2% 19.7% 0.6x
22   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.3% 26.2% 2.0% 0.9x
23   Northern Flicker 38.5% 24.3% 14.2% 0.6x
24   Green-winged Teal 2.9% 23.3% 20.4% 7.9x
25   Eastern Bluebird 49.6% 22.3% 27.2% 0.5x
26   Ring-necked Duck 8.3% 22.3% 14.1% 2.7x
27   Downy Woodpecker 49.1% 20.4% 28.8% 0.4x
28   White-throated Sparrow 62.0% 19.4% 42.6% 0.3x
29   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.6% 19.4% 13.1% 0.6x
30   Song Sparrow 54.2% 18.4% 35.8% 0.3x
31   American Wigeon 1.0% 18.4% 17.4% 17.7x
32   American Goldfinch 41.1% 17.5% 23.6% 0.4x
33   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.6% 17.5% 19.1% 0.5x
34   Pileated Woodpecker 15.7% 17.5% 1.8% 1.1x
35   Wood Duck 3.7% 17.5% 13.8% 4.8x
36   Northern Pintail 0.8% 15.5% 14.7% 19.2x
37   Wilson's Snipe 1.7% 14.6% 12.8% 8.4x
38   Hermit Thrush 22.4% 13.6% 8.8% 0.6x
39   Northern Mockingbird 32.8% 12.6% 20.2% 0.4x
40   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 31.2% 12.6% 18.6% 0.4x
41   Ruddy Duck 15.5% 12.6% 2.9% 0.8x
42   Brown Thrasher 19.5% 11.7% 7.9% 0.6x
43   American Black Duck 1.8% 11.7% 9.9% 6.6x
44   Turkey Vulture 36.6% 10.7% 26.0% 0.3x
45   Bufflehead 14.7% 10.7% 4.0% 0.7x
46   Barred Owl 2.9% 10.7% 7.7% 3.6x
47   Eastern Phoebe 28.8% 9.7% 19.1% 0.3x
48   American Coot 3.1% 9.7% 6.6% 3.2x
49   Red-winged Blackbird 14.7% 8.7% 6.0% 0.6x
50   Eastern Towhee 39.5% 7.8% 31.7% 0.2x
51   American Robin 36.5% 7.8% 28.7% 0.2x
52   Winter Wren 15.2% 7.8% 7.5% 0.5x
53   Least Sandpiper 0.4% 7.8% 7.4% 19.7x
54   Pine Warbler 18.3% 6.8% 11.5% 0.4x
55   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.8% 6.8% 1.0% 1.2x
56   Common Grackle 5.8% 6.8% 1.0% 1.2x
57   House Finch 24.1% 5.8% 18.3% 0.2x
58   Red-tailed Hawk 16.7% 5.8% 10.9% 0.3x
59   European Starling 16.1% 5.8% 10.3% 0.4x
60   Horned Grebe 5.5% 4.9% 0.7% 0.9x
61   Graylag Goose 0.8% 4.9% 4.1% 6.2x
62   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.9% 3.9% 31.0% 0.1x
63   Black Vulture 17.8% 3.9% 13.9% 0.2x
64   Hairy Woodpecker 12.1% 3.9% 8.3% 0.3x
65   Bonaparte's Gull 11.5% 3.9% 7.6% 0.3x
66   Fish Crow 1.3% 3.9% 2.6% 3.1x
67   Mourning Dove 24.6% 2.9% 21.7% 0.1x
68   Cooper's Hawk 4.8% 2.9% 1.9% 0.6x
69   Lesser Scaup 3.7% 2.9% 0.8% 0.8x
70   Canvasback 1.4% 2.9% 1.5% 2.1x
71   Dunlin 0.1% 2.9% 2.9% 50.4x
72   Dark-eyed Junco 36.8% 1.9% 34.9% 0.1x
73   Chipping Sparrow 20.8% 1.9% 18.9% 0.1x
74   Swamp Sparrow 17.1% 1.9% 15.2% 0.1x
75   Red-headed Woodpecker 12.8% 1.9% 10.8% 0.2x
76   Brown Creeper 11.2% 1.9% 9.3% 0.2x
77   Pine Siskin 9.4% 1.9% 7.4% 0.2x
78   Rusty Blackbird 3.4% 1.9% 1.4% 0.6x
79   gull sp. 1.8% 1.9% 0.1% 1.1x
80   Greater Yellowlegs 0.2% 1.9% 1.8% 10.5x
81   Field Sparrow 18.1% 1.0% 17.1% 0.1x
82   Fox Sparrow 7.0% 1.0% 6.0% 0.1x
83   Herring Gull 5.6% 1.0% 4.7% 0.2x
84   Purple Finch 5.5% 1.0% 4.5% 0.2x
85   Great Egret 1.2% 1.0% 0.3% 0.8x
86   duck sp. 1.2% 1.0% 0.2% 0.8x
87   American Woodcock 1.0% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0x
88   Blue-winged Teal 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 10.5x
89   Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 12.0x
90   Anhinga 0.0% 1.0% 0.9% 42.0x