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

based on 305 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler marshes during the month of September. 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 43.2% 96.7% 53.6% 2.2x
2   Killdeer 22.0% 90.8% 68.8% 4.1x
3   Great Egret 27.5% 90.2% 62.6% 3.3x
4   Mallard 18.5% 76.1% 57.6% 4.1x
5   Canada Goose 23.4% 74.1% 50.7% 3.2x
6   Least Sandpiper 4.3% 72.5% 68.1% 16.8x
7   American Crow 64.7% 69.2% 4.5% 1.1x
8   Belted Kingfisher 27.1% 63.9% 36.9% 2.4x
9   Carolina Wren 77.3% 62.0% 15.4% 0.8x
10   Fish Crow 21.0% 55.7% 34.8% 2.7x
11   Pectoral Sandpiper 3.3% 55.4% 52.1% 17.0x
12   Blue Jay 60.7% 50.5% 10.2% 0.8x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 56.2% 46.9% 9.3% 0.8x
14   Red-shouldered Hawk 36.3% 46.6% 10.2% 1.3x
15   Northern Cardinal 74.2% 45.6% 28.6% 0.6x
16   Brown-headed Nuthatch 35.7% 43.3% 7.5% 1.2x
17   Osprey 12.0% 42.3% 30.3% 3.5x
18   Tufted Titmouse 66.1% 41.6% 24.4% 0.6x
19   Carolina Chickadee 72.0% 41.0% 31.1% 0.6x
20   Chimney Swift 24.1% 39.0% 15.0% 1.6x
21   Semipalmated Plover 2.2% 39.0% 36.8% 17.6x
22   Bald Eagle 11.5% 37.0% 25.5% 3.2x
23   Spotted Sandpiper 4.9% 34.1% 29.2% 7.0x
24   American Goldfinch 47.6% 33.1% 14.5% 0.7x
25   Downy Woodpecker 56.8% 32.1% 24.7% 0.6x
26   Pine Warbler 40.8% 32.1% 8.6% 0.8x
27   Little Blue Heron 1.1% 32.1% 31.0% 29.5x
28   Lesser Yellowlegs 3.7% 31.8% 28.1% 8.6x
29   Pileated Woodpecker 24.4% 30.8% 6.5% 1.3x
30   Turkey Vulture 39.8% 30.5% 9.3% 0.8x
31   Semipalmated Sandpiper 2.2% 28.5% 26.3% 12.7x
32   Double-crested Cormorant 15.0% 27.9% 12.8% 1.9x
33   Wood Duck 7.9% 27.9% 19.9% 3.5x
34   Roseate Spoonbill 0.1% 25.6% 25.5% 453.2x
35   Mourning Dove 38.8% 23.9% 14.8% 0.6x
36   Eastern Bluebird 42.7% 23.3% 19.4% 0.5x
37   White-eyed Vireo 33.9% 21.3% 12.6% 0.6x
38   Solitary Sandpiper 4.6% 21.3% 16.7% 4.6x
39   Stilt Sandpiper 1.4% 20.3% 19.0% 14.9x
40   Barred Owl 5.3% 19.3% 14.0% 3.6x
41   Green Heron 10.5% 18.4% 7.8% 1.7x
42   Tricolored Heron 0.9% 16.1% 15.2% 17.6x
43   peep sp. 1.2% 15.7% 14.5% 12.7x
44   Black Vulture 21.4% 15.4% 6.0% 0.7x
45   American Avocet 0.4% 14.4% 14.0% 36.5x
46   Western Sandpiper 0.5% 13.8% 13.3% 27.6x
47   White-breasted Nuthatch 37.0% 13.1% 23.9% 0.4x
48   Baird's Sandpiper 0.4% 12.8% 12.4% 32.4x
49   Common Grackle 5.2% 12.5% 7.2% 2.4x
50   Greater Yellowlegs 2.1% 12.5% 10.4% 6.1x
51   Short-billed Dowitcher 0.9% 12.5% 11.5% 13.5x
52   House Finch 19.7% 12.1% 7.6% 0.6x
53   Northern Flicker 22.9% 11.1% 11.7% 0.5x
54   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 33.3% 10.8% 22.5% 0.3x
55   American Robin 29.9% 10.8% 19.1% 0.4x
56   Blue-winged Teal 2.4% 10.5% 8.1% 4.4x
57   Graylag Goose 0.9% 9.8% 8.9% 10.9x
58   Red-tailed Hawk 9.4% 9.5% 0.1% 1.0x
59   Great Crested Flycatcher 10.7% 8.5% 2.2% 0.8x
60   Barn Swallow 1.5% 8.5% 7.0% 5.7x
61   Brown Thrasher 31.2% 7.9% 23.3% 0.3x
62   Eastern Phoebe 38.0% 7.2% 30.8% 0.2x
63   Cooper's Hawk 5.2% 7.2% 2.0% 1.4x
64   Wood Stork 1.1% 6.9% 5.8% 6.2x
65   Northern Parula 25.5% 6.6% 19.0% 0.3x
66   Hairy Woodpecker 14.4% 6.6% 7.9% 0.5x
67   Hudsonian Godwit 0% 6.6% 6.6%
68   Northern Mockingbird 31.9% 6.2% 25.6% 0.2x
69   American Redstart 31.6% 6.2% 25.4% 0.2x
70   Common Yellowthroat 30.5% 5.6% 25.0% 0.2x
71   Red-winged Blackbird 1.6% 5.6% 4.0% 3.6x
72   Red-eyed Vireo 29.3% 5.2% 24.0% 0.2x
73   White Ibis 0.6% 4.9% 4.3% 7.6x
74   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 15.8% 3.6% 12.2% 0.2x
75   Chipping Sparrow 14.6% 3.6% 11.0% 0.2x
76   Blue Grosbeak 11.6% 3.6% 8.0% 0.3x
77   Bobolink 1.6% 3.3% 1.6% 2.0x
78   Eastern Towhee 27.0% 3.0% 24.0% 0.1x
79   Summer Tanager 22.9% 2.6% 20.3% 0.1x
80   Cape May Warbler 10.1% 2.6% 7.4% 0.3x
81   Caspian Tern 1.8% 2.6% 0.8% 1.5x
82   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.2% 2.6% 2.4% 13.9x
83   Gray Catbird 43.9% 2.3% 41.6% 0.1x
84   Black-and-white Warbler 24.8% 2.3% 22.5% 0.1x
85   Magnolia Warbler 18.0% 2.3% 15.7% 0.1x
86   Palm Warbler 5.0% 2.3% 2.7% 0.5x
87   Northern Shoveler 0.6% 2.3% 1.6% 3.5x
88   American Kestrel 3.8% 2.0% 1.8% 0.5x
89   crow sp. 1.1% 2.0% 0.8% 1.8x
90   Snowy Egret 0.8% 2.0% 1.1% 2.4x
91   European Starling 11.1% 1.6% 9.5% 0.1x
92   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 1.6% 0.8% 2.0x
93   Black Tern 0.7% 1.6% 0.9% 2.2x
94   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 27.1% 1.3% 25.8% 0.0x
95   Rock Pigeon 4.6% 1.3% 3.3% 0.3x
96   Prairie Warbler 4.6% 1.3% 3.3% 0.3x
97   Eastern Kingbird 1.6% 1.3% 0.3% 0.8x
98   Wilson's Snipe 0.4% 1.3% 0.9% 3.1x
99   Red-headed Woodpecker 15.2% 1.0% 14.2% 0.1x
100   Yellow-throated Vireo 7.8% 1.0% 6.8% 0.1x
101   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.4% 1.0% 0.6% 2.3x
102   Black-bellied Plover 0.3% 1.0% 0.7% 3.7x
103   Green-winged Teal 0.2% 1.0% 0.8% 5.2x
104   Purple Martin 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 7.5x
105   Wilson's Phalarope 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 8.0x
106   Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper 0% 1.0% 1.0%
107   Chestnut-sided Warbler 9.8% 0.7% 9.1% 0.1x
108   Acadian Flycatcher 7.0% 0.7% 6.3% 0.1x
109   Black-throated Blue Warbler 5.4% 0.7% 4.8% 0.1x
110   Swainson's Thrush 5.2% 0.7% 4.5% 0.1x
111   Brown-headed Cowbird 4.5% 0.7% 3.9% 0.1x
112   Tennessee Warbler 2.9% 0.7% 2.3% 0.2x
113   Pied-billed Grebe 1.4% 0.7% 0.7% 0.5x
114   Forster's Tern 1.2% 0.7% 0.5% 0.6x
115   Nashville Warbler 1.1% 0.7% 0.5% 0.6x
116   Common Nighthawk 1.0% 0.7% 0.4% 0.6x
117   Broad-winged Hawk 1.0% 0.7% 0.3% 0.7x
118   Royal Tern 0.6% 0.7% 0.1% 1.1x
119   duck sp. 0.5% 0.7% 0.1% 1.2x
120   Peregrine Falcon 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 1.6x
121   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 0.2% 0.7% 0.4% 2.9x
122   shorebird sp. 0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 4.4x
123   Sandwich Tern 0.1% 0.7% 0.5% 4.6x
124   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.1% 0.7% 0.5% 5.4x
125   Eastern Wood-Pewee 28.6% 0.3% 28.2% 0.0x
126   Scarlet Tanager 9.8% 0.3% 9.5% 0.0x
127   Hooded Warbler 7.2% 0.3% 6.8% 0.0x
128   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 7.0% 0.3% 6.7% 0.0x
129   Yellow-throated Warbler 4.9% 0.3% 4.6% 0.1x
130   Yellow Warbler 3.8% 0.3% 3.5% 0.1x
131   Wood Thrush 3.5% 0.3% 3.1% 0.1x
132   Worm-eating Warbler 3.4% 0.3% 3.1% 0.1x
133   Red-breasted Nuthatch 1.4% 0.3% 1.1% 0.2x
134   Bay-breasted Warbler 0.9% 0.3% 0.6% 0.4x
135   hawk sp. 0.9% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4x
136   Blackpoll Warbler 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5x
137   Tree Swallow 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.6x
138   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.5% 0.3% 0.1% 0.7x
139   Ring-billed Gull 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.8x
140   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.1x
141   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.2x
142   American/Fish Crow 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.7x
143   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 3.9x
144   Ruddy Duck 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 7.0x
145   Brown Pelican 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 17.4x
146   Graylag x Swan Goose (hybrid) 0% 0.3% 0.3%