Bird Finder

Top Birds at Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 254 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning during the month of October. 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   Blue Jay 70.2% 92.1% 22.0% 1.3x
2   Northern Cardinal 71.7% 91.7% 20.0% 1.3x
3   Northern Mockingbird 41.7% 89.8% 48.1% 2.2x
4   House Finch 27.6% 88.6% 61.0% 3.2x
5   Carolina Wren 75.1% 83.1% 8.0% 1.1x
6   Song Sparrow 33.6% 82.3% 48.7% 2.4x
7   Carolina Chickadee 70.8% 79.9% 9.1% 1.1x
8   Mourning Dove 27.1% 78.0% 50.9% 2.9x
9   American Crow 68.2% 71.3% 3.0% 1.0x
10   Eastern Towhee 36.8% 69.3% 32.5% 1.9x
11   Northern Flicker 54.5% 68.9% 14.4% 1.3x
12   Eastern Bluebird 53.4% 67.7% 14.3% 1.3x
13   Red-bellied Woodpecker 69.0% 66.5% 2.4% 1.0x
14   American Robin 35.0% 66.1% 31.1% 1.9x
15   Tufted Titmouse 65.3% 65.7% 0.4% 1.0x
16   Brown Thrasher 31.6% 63.4% 31.7% 2.0x
17   Downy Woodpecker 57.4% 61.8% 4.4% 1.1x
18   Eastern Phoebe 53.8% 56.7% 2.9% 1.1x
19   Brown-headed Cowbird 7.8% 53.5% 45.7% 6.9x
20   White-throated Sparrow 23.3% 50.0% 26.7% 2.1x
21   Gray Catbird 28.0% 49.2% 21.2% 1.8x
22   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.4% 47.2% 14.8% 1.5x
23   American Goldfinch 33.1% 46.9% 13.7% 1.4x
24   Chipping Sparrow 22.1% 46.5% 24.3% 2.1x
25   Palm Warbler 16.4% 46.5% 30.0% 2.8x
26   Turkey Vulture 43.7% 45.3% 1.6% 1.0x
27   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.3% 42.1% 6.8% 1.2x
28   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.2% 40.9% 5.7% 1.2x
29   House Wren 7.3% 39.8% 32.5% 5.5x
30   Brown-headed Nuthatch 36.9% 39.4% 2.5% 1.1x
31   Common Yellowthroat 17.8% 38.6% 20.8% 2.2x
32   Swamp Sparrow 9.2% 38.6% 29.4% 4.2x
33   Canada Goose 25.7% 35.8% 10.1% 1.4x
34   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.6% 35.0% 2.5% 1.1x
35   European Starling 13.2% 33.9% 20.7% 2.6x
36   Indigo Bunting 7.8% 31.1% 23.3% 4.0x
37   Red-winged Blackbird 7.3% 28.3% 21.0% 3.9x
38   Field Sparrow 4.5% 26.0% 21.5% 5.8x
39   Red-tailed Hawk 12.1% 25.2% 13.1% 2.1x
40   Pine Warbler 35.5% 24.4% 11.1% 0.7x
41   Common Grackle 13.8% 24.4% 10.6% 1.8x
42   Killdeer 23.5% 20.5% 3.0% 0.9x
43   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 19.3% 0.7% 1.0x
44   Cooper's Hawk 7.4% 18.1% 10.7% 2.4x
45   Cedar Waxwing 6.4% 18.1% 11.7% 2.8x
46   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.0% 16.9% 1.9% 1.1x
47   Fish Crow 17.7% 14.2% 3.5% 0.8x
48   Rock Pigeon 5.3% 14.2% 8.9% 2.7x
49   American Redstart 16.2% 12.2% 4.0% 0.8x
50   Chimney Swift 12.3% 11.4% 0.9% 0.9x
51   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.7% 11.0% 2.7% 0.8x
52   Savannah Sparrow 2.6% 9.8% 7.3% 3.8x
53   Winter Wren 5.0% 9.4% 4.5% 1.9x
54   Magnolia Warbler 12.3% 6.7% 5.6% 0.5x
55   Sharp-shinned Hawk 3.3% 6.7% 3.4% 2.0x
56   Blue Grosbeak 2.1% 6.7% 4.6% 3.2x
57   Pine Siskin 2.4% 6.3% 3.9% 2.6x
58   White-crowned Sparrow 0.5% 6.3% 5.8% 12.5x
59   American Bittern 0.1% 6.3% 6.2% 53.2x
60   Mallard 22.7% 5.9% 16.8% 0.3x
61   White-eyed Vireo 5.3% 5.9% 0.6% 1.1x
62   Eastern Meadowlark 4.4% 5.9% 1.5% 1.3x
63   Hermit Thrush 3.8% 5.9% 2.1% 1.5x
64   Black Vulture 22.1% 5.5% 16.6% 0.2x
65   American Kestrel 5.5% 5.5% 0.0% 1.0x
66   Great Blue Heron 43.8% 5.1% 38.7% 0.1x
67   Red-eyed Vireo 7.6% 4.3% 3.3% 0.6x
68   Dark-eyed Junco 2.2% 4.3% 2.1% 2.0x
69   Belted Kingfisher 30.5% 3.9% 26.5% 0.1x
70   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 3.9% 1.8% 0.7x
71   Double-crested Cormorant 20.7% 3.5% 17.2% 0.2x
72   Hairy Woodpecker 15.4% 3.5% 11.8% 0.2x
73   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.4% 3.5% 9.8% 0.3x
74   Black-and-white Warbler 12.9% 3.5% 9.4% 0.3x
75   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 8.2% 3.5% 4.7% 0.4x
76   Marsh Wren 0.5% 3.5% 3.1% 7.6x
77   Northern Parula 22.0% 3.1% 18.8% 0.1x
78   Bald Eagle 15.5% 3.1% 12.3% 0.2x
79   Bobolink 0.2% 3.1% 3.0% 18.8x
80   Northern Waterthrush 1.0% 2.8% 1.8% 2.9x
81   new world sparrow sp. 0.6% 2.8% 2.2% 4.9x
82   Wood Duck 6.0% 2.4% 3.6% 0.4x
83   Swainson's Thrush 6.0% 2.4% 3.6% 0.4x
84   Scarlet Tanager 6.6% 2.0% 4.7% 0.3x
85   Blue-headed Vireo 3.6% 2.0% 1.6% 0.6x
86   Tennessee Warbler 3.4% 2.0% 1.4% 0.6x
87   Northern Harrier 1.2% 2.0% 0.7% 1.6x
88   crow sp. 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0x
89   Purple Finch 0.8% 2.0% 1.1% 2.4x
90   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.7% 2.0% 1.3% 3.0x
91   Prairie Warbler 0.6% 2.0% 1.3% 3.1x
92   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.5% 1.6% 3.9% 0.3x
93   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3.1% 1.6% 1.5% 0.5x
94   Brown Creeper 2.0% 1.6% 0.4% 0.8x
95   Ovenbird 1.8% 1.6% 0.2% 0.9x
96   American Pipit 1.3% 1.6% 0.3% 1.2x
97   Green Heron 1.0% 1.6% 0.5% 1.5x
98   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.8% 1.2% 12.6% 0.1x
99   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.4% 1.2% 4.2% 0.2x
100   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 1.2% 1.3% 0.5x
101   Common Raven 0.6% 1.2% 0.6% 2.0x
102   Loggerhead Shrike 0.5% 1.2% 0.7% 2.3x
103   Catharus sp. 0.5% 1.2% 0.7% 2.5x
104   Accipiter sp. 0.4% 1.2% 0.7% 2.7x
105   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.4% 1.2% 0.7% 2.7x
106   Sedge Wren 0.0% 1.2% 1.1% 29.9x
107   Cape May Warbler 13.3% 0.8% 12.5% 0.1x
108   Osprey 7.6% 0.8% 6.8% 0.1x
109   Gray-cheeked Thrush 2.4% 0.8% 1.7% 0.3x
110   Summer Tanager 2.4% 0.8% 1.6% 0.3x
111   Merlin 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7x
112   Wilson's Snipe 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.8x
113   Peregrine Falcon 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 1.0x
114   duck sp. 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 1.0x
115   Great Horned Owl 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 1.0x
116   Dickcissel 0.1% 0.8% 0.6% 5.3x
117   Painted Bunting 0% 0.8% 0.8%
118   Pileated Woodpecker 22.7% 0.4% 22.3% 0.0x
119   Blackpoll Warbler 6.2% 0.4% 5.8% 0.1x
120   Barred Owl 4.2% 0.4% 3.8% 0.1x
121   Wood Thrush 3.3% 0.4% 2.9% 0.1x
122   Chestnut-sided Warbler 3.1% 0.4% 2.7% 0.1x
123   Greater Yellowlegs 1.9% 0.4% 1.5% 0.2x
124   Hooded Warbler 1.1% 0.4% 0.7% 0.4x
125   hawk sp. 0.7% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6x
126   Philadelphia Vireo 0.7% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6x
127   Baltimore Oriole 0.5% 0.4% 0.1% 0.8x
128   Wild Turkey 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.9x
129   blackbird sp. 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 1.1x
130   Buteo sp. 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 2.0x
131   Least Flycatcher 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 2.1x
132   Yellow-breasted Chat 0.1% 0.4% 0.3% 2.9x
133   Grasshopper Sparrow 0.1% 0.4% 0.3% 6.7x