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

based on 85 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler marshes during the month of February. 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   Canada Goose 45.6% 81.2% 35.6% 1.8x
2   Mallard 36.0% 78.8% 42.9% 2.2x
3   Great Blue Heron 37.6% 77.6% 40.1% 2.1x
4   Pied-billed Grebe 14.6% 71.8% 57.2% 4.9x
5   American Crow 57.5% 68.2% 10.8% 1.2x
6   Ring-billed Gull 27.7% 63.5% 35.8% 2.3x
7   Double-crested Cormorant 30.0% 58.8% 28.9% 2.0x
8   Carolina Wren 59.8% 50.6% 9.3% 0.8x
9   Tufted Titmouse 56.3% 50.6% 5.8% 0.9x
10   Northern Cardinal 64.2% 44.7% 19.5% 0.7x
11   Pine Warbler 36.9% 44.7% 7.8% 1.2x
12   Killdeer 19.3% 44.7% 25.4% 2.3x
13   Bald Eagle 14.6% 44.7% 30.1% 3.1x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 31.0% 38.8% 7.8% 1.3x
15   Wood Duck 7.5% 38.8% 31.3% 5.2x
16   Fish Crow 13.6% 37.6% 24.0% 2.8x
17   Carolina Chickadee 59.9% 35.3% 24.6% 0.6x
18   Red-bellied Woodpecker 50.1% 35.3% 14.9% 0.7x
19   Hooded Merganser 18.7% 32.9% 14.2% 1.8x
20   Red-shouldered Hawk 30.0% 31.8% 1.8% 1.1x
21   Gadwall 4.3% 31.8% 27.5% 7.4x
22   Wilson's Snipe 2.6% 30.6% 28.0% 11.7x
23   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 36.6% 27.1% 9.6% 0.7x
24   Belted Kingfisher 18.4% 27.1% 8.7% 1.5x
25   Pileated Woodpecker 11.8% 27.1% 15.2% 2.3x
26   Blue Jay 38.6% 23.5% 15.1% 0.6x
27   Eastern Bluebird 47.2% 21.2% 26.1% 0.4x
28   Golden-crowned Kinglet 21.7% 20.0% 1.7% 0.9x
29   Northern Shoveler 3.7% 20.0% 16.3% 5.4x
30   Turkey Vulture 39.7% 18.8% 20.9% 0.5x
31   Yellow-rumped Warbler 34.9% 17.6% 17.3% 0.5x
32   Great Egret 0.8% 17.6% 16.8% 20.9x
33   Mourning Dove 37.5% 14.1% 23.4% 0.4x
34   Green-winged Teal 2.7% 14.1% 11.4% 5.1x
35   Song Sparrow 50.4% 12.9% 37.4% 0.3x
36   Northern Flicker 25.1% 11.8% 13.3% 0.5x
37   Mute Swan 1.1% 11.8% 10.6% 10.3x
38   Brown Thrasher 15.6% 9.4% 6.2% 0.6x
39   American Wigeon 0.6% 9.4% 8.8% 16.6x
40   Eastern Phoebe 24.5% 8.2% 16.3% 0.3x
41   Common Grackle 11.4% 8.2% 3.1% 0.7x
42   Ring-necked Duck 8.5% 8.2% 0.3% 1.0x
43   Red-tailed Hawk 17.6% 7.1% 10.5% 0.4x
44   Ruddy Duck 16.2% 7.1% 9.1% 0.4x
45   Herring Gull 4.0% 7.1% 3.1% 1.8x
46   Downy Woodpecker 40.9% 5.9% 35.0% 0.1x
47   Northern Mockingbird 28.3% 5.9% 22.4% 0.2x
48   Black Vulture 16.1% 5.9% 10.2% 0.4x
49   Red-winged Blackbird 15.0% 5.9% 9.1% 0.4x
50   American Robin 42.6% 4.7% 37.9% 0.1x
51   White-breasted Nuthatch 28.4% 4.7% 23.7% 0.2x
52   Hermit Thrush 14.1% 4.7% 9.4% 0.3x
53   Merlin 0.6% 4.7% 4.1% 7.4x
54   White-throated Sparrow 50.4% 3.5% 46.8% 0.1x
55   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 17.9% 3.5% 14.4% 0.2x
56   Chipping Sparrow 16.6% 3.5% 13.1% 0.2x
57   Barred Owl 5.6% 3.5% 2.1% 0.6x
58   American Coot 4.1% 3.5% 0.6% 0.9x
59   Tree Swallow 1.2% 3.5% 2.3% 3.0x
60   Lesser Black-backed Gull 1.0% 3.5% 2.6% 3.6x
61   crow sp. 0.8% 3.5% 2.7% 4.2x
62   Tundra Swan 0.4% 3.5% 3.1% 9.0x
63   Bufflehead 14.9% 2.4% 12.5% 0.2x
64   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.0% 2.4% 8.6% 0.2x
65   Cooper's Hawk 4.4% 2.4% 2.1% 0.5x
66   duck sp. 1.0% 2.4% 1.4% 2.4x
67   Eastern Towhee 35.7% 1.2% 34.5% 0.0x
68   Dark-eyed Junco 26.9% 1.2% 25.7% 0.0x
69   House Finch 23.0% 1.2% 21.8% 0.1x
70   American Goldfinch 21.3% 1.2% 20.2% 0.1x
71   European Starling 19.6% 1.2% 18.5% 0.1x
72   Winter Wren 8.9% 1.2% 7.7% 0.1x
73   Brown Creeper 8.1% 1.2% 6.9% 0.1x
74   Lesser Scaup 5.7% 1.2% 4.5% 0.2x
75   Eastern Meadowlark 5.5% 1.2% 4.4% 0.2x
76   Greater Scaup 2.1% 1.2% 0.9% 0.6x
77   new world sparrow sp. 1.2% 1.2% 0.1% 0.9x
78   Great Horned Owl 1.0% 1.2% 0.2% 1.2x
79   American Black Duck 0.9% 1.2% 0.2% 1.3x
80   Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 0.1% 1.2% 1.1% 16.9x