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

based on 117 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler marshes during the month of April. 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 45.2% 90.6% 45.4% 2.0x
2   Canada Goose 49.1% 87.2% 38.1% 1.8x
3   Mallard 30.8% 85.5% 54.7% 2.8x
4   Northern Cardinal 80.6% 76.9% 3.7% 1.0x
5   Double-crested Cormorant 26.3% 73.5% 47.2% 2.8x
6   Carolina Wren 70.4% 63.2% 7.1% 0.9x
7   American Crow 56.4% 56.4% 0.0% 1.0x
8   Fish Crow 35.2% 56.4% 21.2% 1.6x
9   Killdeer 16.4% 52.1% 35.7% 3.2x
10   Tufted Titmouse 70.2% 51.3% 18.9% 0.7x
11   Bald Eagle 11.6% 45.3% 33.7% 3.9x
12   Tree Swallow 11.4% 44.4% 33.0% 3.9x
13   Carolina Chickadee 67.1% 43.6% 23.5% 0.7x
14   Red-bellied Woodpecker 59.0% 41.9% 17.1% 0.7x
15   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 62.4% 40.2% 22.2% 0.6x
16   Pine Warbler 42.9% 40.2% 2.7% 0.9x
17   Eastern Bluebird 48.1% 38.5% 9.7% 0.8x
18   Red-winged Blackbird 25.6% 38.5% 12.9% 1.5x
19   Brown-headed Nuthatch 31.4% 36.8% 5.3% 1.2x
20   Red-shouldered Hawk 32.5% 35.0% 2.5% 1.1x
21   Wood Duck 13.7% 35.0% 21.4% 2.6x
22   Yellow-rumped Warbler 47.7% 32.5% 15.2% 0.7x
23   Cliff Swallow 3.0% 30.8% 27.7% 10.2x
24   Belted Kingfisher 19.2% 29.9% 10.7% 1.6x
25   Spotted Sandpiper 7.6% 29.9% 22.4% 4.0x
26   Barn Swallow 18.8% 27.4% 8.5% 1.5x
27   Osprey 16.6% 27.4% 10.7% 1.6x
28   Blue Jay 50.5% 26.5% 24.0% 0.5x
29   Common Yellowthroat 33.1% 26.5% 6.6% 0.8x
30   American Goldfinch 44.3% 24.8% 19.5% 0.6x
31   Barred Owl 8.7% 23.1% 14.4% 2.7x
32   Turkey Vulture 43.6% 21.4% 22.2% 0.5x
33   Mourning Dove 46.6% 20.5% 26.1% 0.4x
34   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 30.8% 20.5% 10.3% 0.7x
35   Common Grackle 28.1% 20.5% 7.6% 0.7x
36   Pileated Woodpecker 20.2% 19.7% 0.6% 1.0x
37   Least Sandpiper 1.0% 16.2% 15.3% 16.5x
38   Solitary Sandpiper 5.7% 15.4% 9.6% 2.7x
39   Great Egret 2.6% 15.4% 12.8% 5.9x
40   Great Crested Flycatcher 19.6% 14.5% 5.0% 0.7x
41   Caspian Tern 3.1% 14.5% 11.5% 4.7x
42   Eastern Phoebe 33.4% 13.7% 19.7% 0.4x
43   Brown Thrasher 21.0% 13.7% 7.3% 0.7x
44   Blue-winged Teal 2.4% 13.7% 11.3% 5.7x
45   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.2% 13.7% 12.5% 11.6x
46   White-throated Sparrow 56.5% 12.8% 43.7% 0.2x
47   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.8% 12.8% 20.0% 0.4x
48   Chimney Swift 13.4% 12.8% 0.6% 1.0x
49   Eastern Kingbird 12.1% 12.0% 0.1% 1.0x
50   Purple Martin 5.9% 12.0% 6.0% 2.0x
51   Hooded Merganser 2.3% 12.0% 9.7% 5.2x
52   White-eyed Vireo 36.2% 11.1% 25.1% 0.3x
53   Yellow-throated Warbler 18.9% 11.1% 7.8% 0.6x
54   Ring-billed Gull 7.5% 11.1% 3.6% 1.5x
55   Greater Yellowlegs 0.6% 11.1% 10.5% 18.3x
56   Chipping Sparrow 42.6% 9.4% 33.2% 0.2x
57   Hermit Thrush 8.6% 9.4% 0.8% 1.1x
58   Pied-billed Grebe 2.5% 9.4% 6.9% 3.7x
59   Northern Parula 36.4% 8.5% 27.8% 0.2x
60   Prairie Warbler 8.3% 8.5% 0.3% 1.0x
61   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 7.7% 31.6% 0.2x
62   Summer Tanager 13.9% 7.7% 6.2% 0.6x
63   Mute Swan 0.5% 7.7% 7.2% 14.5x
64   Black Vulture 20.0% 6.8% 13.1% 0.3x
65   Northern Flicker 14.2% 6.8% 7.4% 0.5x
66   Red-eyed Vireo 29.8% 6.0% 23.8% 0.2x
67   White-breasted Nuthatch 22.2% 6.0% 16.2% 0.3x
68   Palm Warbler 8.7% 6.0% 2.7% 0.7x
69   Blue Grosbeak 8.0% 6.0% 2.0% 0.7x
70   Wilson's Snipe 1.0% 6.0% 5.0% 6.0x
71   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.7% 5.1% 30.5% 0.1x
72   Ring-necked Duck 0.4% 5.1% 4.7% 13.0x
73   Black-and-white Warbler 14.4% 4.3% 10.2% 0.3x
74   Prothonotary Warbler 11.9% 4.3% 7.6% 0.4x
75   crow sp. 1.6% 4.3% 2.7% 2.7x
76   Green-winged Teal 0.4% 4.3% 3.8% 9.9x
77   Gray Catbird 19.8% 3.4% 16.4% 0.2x
78   Red-tailed Hawk 14.0% 3.4% 10.5% 0.2x
79   Hairy Woodpecker 8.9% 3.4% 5.5% 0.4x
80   Orchard Oriole 6.4% 3.4% 3.0% 0.5x
81   American Coot 1.0% 3.4% 2.4% 3.3x
82   Red-breasted Merganser 0.7% 3.4% 2.7% 5.0x
83   Eastern Towhee 47.0% 2.6% 44.4% 0.1x
84   Northern Mockingbird 29.0% 2.6% 26.4% 0.1x
85   House Finch 25.5% 2.6% 22.9% 0.1x
86   Song Sparrow 22.2% 2.6% 19.6% 0.1x
87   Indigo Bunting 11.9% 2.6% 9.4% 0.2x
88   Northern Shoveler 0.2% 2.6% 2.4% 12.5x
89   American Robin 43.4% 1.7% 41.7% 0.0x
90   Ovenbird 19.4% 1.7% 17.7% 0.1x
91   Wood Thrush 8.1% 1.7% 6.4% 0.2x
92   Northern Waterthrush 3.7% 1.7% 2.0% 0.5x
93   Yellow Warbler 2.7% 1.7% 1.0% 0.6x
94   peep sp. 0.2% 1.7% 1.5% 8.3x
95   Semipalmated Plover 0.2% 1.7% 1.5% 9.3x
96   Red-headed Woodpecker 14.2% 0.9% 13.3% 0.1x
97   Swamp Sparrow 13.5% 0.9% 12.7% 0.1x
98   Field Sparrow 11.8% 0.9% 11.0% 0.1x
99   House Wren 10.4% 0.9% 9.5% 0.1x
100   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8.6% 0.9% 7.7% 0.1x
101   Green Heron 7.1% 0.9% 6.3% 0.1x
102   Cedar Waxwing 6.8% 0.9% 6.0% 0.1x
103   Black-throated Blue Warbler 6.6% 0.9% 5.8% 0.1x
104   Bonaparte's Gull 3.8% 0.9% 3.0% 0.2x
105   Wild Turkey 1.7% 0.9% 0.9% 0.5x
106   Bobolink 1.5% 0.9% 0.7% 0.6x
107   Grasshopper Sparrow 1.2% 0.9% 0.4% 0.7x
108   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1.2% 0.9% 0.3% 0.7x
109   Great Horned Owl 0.9% 0.9% 0.1% 0.9x
110   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.0x
111   gull sp. 0.5% 0.9% 0.4% 1.8x
112   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 2.4x
113   Bank Swallow 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 2.4x
114   Pectoral Sandpiper 0.2% 0.9% 0.6% 3.7x
115   Marsh Wren 0.2% 0.9% 0.6% 4.0x
116   Cattle Egret 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 5.0x
117   American Black Duck 0.1% 0.9% 0.7% 6.4x
118   Snowy Egret 0.1% 0.9% 0.7% 7.6x
119   Semipalmated Sandpiper 0.1% 0.9% 0.8% 10.1x
120   Northern Pintail 0% 0.9% 0.9%