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

based on 167 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler marshes during the month of August. 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 Egret 30.0% 95.2% 65.2% 3.2x
2   Great Blue Heron 44.0% 92.2% 48.2% 2.1x
3   Killdeer 18.8% 80.2% 61.4% 4.3x
4   Carolina Wren 72.4% 65.9% 6.6% 0.9x
5   Fish Crow 25.1% 65.3% 40.1% 2.6x
6   Double-crested Cormorant 15.2% 62.9% 47.6% 4.1x
7   Mallard 16.4% 59.9% 43.4% 3.6x
8   American Crow 52.8% 58.1% 5.3% 1.1x
9   Belted Kingfisher 19.9% 55.1% 35.2% 2.8x
10   Least Sandpiper 5.1% 51.5% 46.4% 10.1x
11   Canada Goose 23.8% 50.9% 27.1% 2.1x
12   Pectoral Sandpiper 3.7% 49.1% 45.4% 13.4x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.6% 40.1% 0.5% 1.0x
14   Spotted Sandpiper 9.2% 38.9% 29.7% 4.2x
15   Tufted Titmouse 53.4% 37.7% 15.7% 0.7x
16   American Goldfinch 59.0% 37.1% 21.9% 0.6x
17   Wood Duck 10.2% 35.9% 25.7% 3.5x
18   Northern Cardinal 66.9% 35.3% 31.6% 0.5x
19   Carolina Chickadee 59.7% 35.3% 24.4% 0.6x
20   Osprey 19.5% 31.1% 11.7% 1.6x
21   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.7% 28.7% 5.0% 1.2x
22   Semipalmated Plover 2.5% 28.7% 26.3% 11.6x
23   Brown-headed Nuthatch 24.9% 27.5% 2.6% 1.1x
24   Lesser Yellowlegs 2.9% 27.5% 24.7% 9.5x
25   Semipalmated Sandpiper 2.8% 27.5% 24.7% 9.8x
26   Turkey Vulture 32.1% 24.6% 7.6% 0.8x
27   Chimney Swift 18.2% 24.6% 6.3% 1.3x
28   Blue Jay 37.2% 22.2% 15.0% 0.6x
29   Bald Eagle 7.6% 22.2% 14.6% 2.9x
30   Solitary Sandpiper 5.3% 21.6% 16.2% 4.1x
31   peep sp. 1.6% 21.0% 19.3% 12.8x
32   Green Heron 16.9% 20.4% 3.4% 1.2x
33   Mourning Dove 49.4% 18.6% 30.8% 0.4x
34   Downy Woodpecker 40.6% 17.4% 23.2% 0.4x
35   Eastern Kingbird 13.8% 17.4% 3.6% 1.3x
36   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.9% 16.8% 26.2% 0.4x
37   Barn Swallow 11.9% 16.8% 4.9% 1.4x
38   Pine Warbler 15.6% 16.2% 0.6% 1.0x
39   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.7% 15.6% 1.2% 0.9x
40   Greater Yellowlegs 1.4% 15.6% 14.1% 11.0x
41   Pileated Woodpecker 14.6% 14.4% 0.3% 1.0x
42   Stilt Sandpiper 1.2% 13.2% 12.0% 10.8x
43   Eastern Bluebird 40.0% 12.6% 27.4% 0.3x
44   Short-billed Dowitcher 1.1% 12.6% 11.5% 11.5x
45   Northern Flicker 9.6% 12.0% 2.4% 1.2x
46   Wilson's Phalarope 0.3% 11.4% 11.1% 39.1x
47   Eastern Phoebe 20.0% 10.8% 9.2% 0.5x
48   Common Yellowthroat 12.4% 10.8% 1.6% 0.9x
49   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 10.8% 0.2% 1.0x
50   Common Grackle 9.7% 10.8% 1.1% 1.1x
51   Mallard (Domestic type) 3.9% 10.8% 6.9% 2.8x
52   Tricolored Heron 2.9% 10.8% 7.9% 3.7x
53   Little Blue Heron 4.9% 10.2% 5.3% 2.1x
54   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.9% 9.0% 18.9% 0.3x
55   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.7% 9.0% 8.8% 0.5x
56   Blue-winged Teal 0.8% 9.0% 8.1% 10.7x
57   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 35.5% 8.4% 27.1% 0.2x
58   White-eyed Vireo 20.8% 7.2% 13.7% 0.3x
59   House Finch 20.1% 7.2% 12.9% 0.4x
60   Snowy Egret 2.5% 7.2% 4.7% 2.9x
61   Summer Tanager 15.5% 6.6% 8.9% 0.4x
62   Red-winged Blackbird 6.4% 6.6% 0.2% 1.0x
63   Wood Stork 1.6% 6.6% 5.0% 4.1x
64   Black Tern 1.6% 6.6% 5.0% 4.1x
65   Black Vulture 15.8% 6.0% 9.8% 0.4x
66   Northern Parula 6.9% 6.0% 1.0% 0.9x
67   Rock Pigeon 6.1% 6.0% 0.1% 1.0x
68   crow sp. 1.7% 6.0% 4.3% 3.6x
69   American Robin 30.5% 5.4% 25.1% 0.2x
70   Indigo Bunting 29.4% 4.8% 24.6% 0.2x
71   Blue Grosbeak 22.4% 4.8% 17.6% 0.2x
72   Purple Martin 2.6% 4.8% 2.2% 1.9x
73   Caspian Tern 2.2% 4.8% 2.6% 2.2x
74   White Ibis 1.3% 4.8% 3.5% 3.8x
75   Eastern Towhee 26.8% 4.2% 22.6% 0.2x
76   Red-eyed Vireo 22.3% 4.2% 18.1% 0.2x
77   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.3% 3.6% 7.7% 0.3x
78   swallow sp. 0.7% 3.6% 2.9% 4.9x
79   Cooper's Hawk 4.7% 3.0% 1.7% 0.6x
80   Roseate Spoonbill 1.2% 3.0% 1.8% 2.4x
81   Northern Mockingbird 32.5% 2.4% 30.1% 0.1x
82   American Redstart 6.0% 1.8% 4.2% 0.3x
83   Barred Owl 4.0% 1.8% 2.2% 0.4x
84   Yellow Warbler 2.6% 1.8% 0.8% 0.7x
85   Anhinga 1.8% 1.8% 0.0% 1.0x
86   Ovenbird 1.1% 1.8% 0.7% 1.6x
87   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 1.8% 1.0% 2.4x
88   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.8% 1.2% 18.6% 0.1x
89   Black-and-white Warbler 4.9% 1.2% 3.8% 0.2x
90   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.9% 1.2% 0.3% 1.3x
91   Graylag Goose (Domestic type) 0.8% 1.2% 0.4% 1.6x
92   Western Sandpiper 0.7% 1.2% 0.5% 1.8x
93   Tree Swallow 0.5% 1.2% 0.7% 2.6x
94   Green-winged Teal 0% 1.2% 1.2%
95   Gray Catbird 28.1% 0.6% 27.5% 0.0x
96   Chipping Sparrow 18.3% 0.6% 17.7% 0.0x
97   Acadian Flycatcher 9.7% 0.6% 9.1% 0.1x
98   Brown-headed Cowbird 6.0% 0.6% 5.4% 0.1x
99   Orchard Oriole 2.2% 0.6% 1.6% 0.3x
100   Yellow-throated Warbler 2.0% 0.6% 1.4% 0.3x
101   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1.8% 0.6% 1.2% 0.3x
102   Yellow-breasted Chat 1.6% 0.6% 1.0% 0.4x
103   Cliff Swallow 0.9% 0.6% 0.3% 0.7x
104   Empidonax sp. 0.7% 0.6% 0.1% 0.8x
105   Common Nighthawk 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.9x
106   Pied-billed Grebe 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 1.1x
107   hawk sp. 0.5% 0.6% 0.1% 1.1x
108   Bobolink 0.5% 0.6% 0.1% 1.3x
109   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 1.9x
110   Buteo sp. 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 2.4x
111   Northern Shoveler 0.2% 0.6% 0.4% 3.0x
112   Northern Harrier 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 4.1x
113   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 4.1x
114   American Black Duck 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 4.1x
115   American Golden-Plover 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 4.7x
116   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 4.7x
117   Hudsonian Godwit 0% 0.6% 0.6%