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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam in August
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 27 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 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 Blue Heron 45.2% 96.3% 51.1% 2.1x
2   Turkey Vulture 31.6% 92.6% 61.0% 2.9x
3   Black Vulture 15.2% 81.5% 66.3% 5.4x
4   Osprey 19.6% 70.4% 50.8% 3.6x
5   Mourning Dove 48.4% 63.0% 14.6% 1.3x
6   Northern Cardinal 66.0% 55.6% 10.5% 0.8x
7   Double-crested Cormorant 16.4% 55.6% 39.1% 3.4x
8   American Goldfinch 58.4% 48.1% 10.2% 0.8x
9   American Crow 53.0% 48.1% 4.8% 0.9x
10   Blue Grosbeak 21.8% 48.1% 26.4% 2.2x
11   Carolina Wren 72.4% 40.7% 31.6% 0.6x
12   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.2% 37.0% 5.1% 0.9x
13   Northern Mockingbird 31.6% 37.0% 5.4% 1.2x
14   Carolina Chickadee 59.1% 33.3% 25.8% 0.6x
15   Eastern Bluebird 39.2% 33.3% 5.9% 0.9x
16   Indigo Bunting 28.7% 33.3% 4.7% 1.2x
17   Summer Tanager 15.1% 33.3% 18.2% 2.2x
18   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.7% 29.6% 5.1% 0.9x
19   Eastern Kingbird 13.8% 29.6% 15.8% 2.1x
20   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.3% 25.9% 6.7% 1.3x
21   Bald Eagle 7.9% 25.9% 18.0% 3.3x
22   Field Sparrow 3.0% 25.9% 23.0% 8.8x
23   Great Egret 31.9% 22.2% 9.7% 0.7x
24   Fish Crow 26.3% 22.2% 4.1% 0.8x
25   Downy Woodpecker 40.0% 18.5% 21.5% 0.5x
26   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.8% 18.5% 21.2% 0.5x
27   Blue Jay 36.8% 18.5% 18.3% 0.5x
28   Eastern Towhee 26.1% 18.5% 7.6% 0.7x
29   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.9% 18.5% 5.4% 0.8x
30   Chipping Sparrow 17.8% 18.5% 0.7% 1.0x
31   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 18.5% 7.5% 1.7x
32   Tufted Titmouse 53.1% 14.8% 38.3% 0.3x
33   Red-eyed Vireo 21.8% 14.8% 7.0% 0.7x
34   Belted Kingfisher 21.0% 14.8% 6.1% 0.7x
35   Orchard Oriole 2.1% 14.8% 12.8% 7.2x
36   crow sp. 1.7% 14.8% 13.1% 8.5x
37   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.4% 11.1% 16.3% 0.4x
38   White-eyed Vireo 20.5% 11.1% 9.4% 0.5x
39   Eastern Phoebe 19.8% 11.1% 8.7% 0.6x
40   Pine Warbler 15.6% 11.1% 4.5% 0.7x
41   Prairie Warbler 3.1% 11.1% 8.0% 3.6x
42   Scarlet Tanager 1.4% 11.1% 9.7% 7.8x
43   American Robin 29.8% 7.4% 22.4% 0.2x
44   Green Heron 17.1% 7.4% 9.7% 0.4x
45   Common Yellowthroat 12.4% 7.4% 5.0% 0.6x
46   Barn Swallow 12.0% 7.4% 4.6% 0.6x
47   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 7.4% 3.2% 0.7x
48   Spotted Sandpiper 10.1% 7.4% 2.7% 0.7x
49   House Wren 5.0% 7.4% 2.4% 1.5x
50   Gray Catbird 27.4% 3.7% 23.7% 0.1x
51   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.1% 3.7% 21.4% 0.1x
52   Killdeer 20.7% 3.7% 17.0% 0.2x
53   Chimney Swift 18.5% 3.7% 14.8% 0.2x
54   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.8% 3.7% 13.1% 0.2x
55   Pileated Woodpecker 14.7% 3.7% 11.0% 0.3x
56   Eastern Meadowlark 2.0% 3.7% 1.7% 1.9x
57   Wild Turkey 1.2% 3.7% 2.6% 3.2x
58   Cliff Swallow 0.9% 3.7% 2.8% 4.2x
59   duck sp. 0.4% 3.7% 3.3% 10.4x
60   Buteo sp. 0.2% 3.7% 3.5% 14.9x