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

based on 327 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning during the month of February. 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   Northern Cardinal 63.1% 88.4% 25.3% 1.4x
2   White-throated Sparrow 48.5% 85.0% 36.5% 1.8x
3   Carolina Chickadee 58.7% 83.2% 24.4% 1.4x
4   Song Sparrow 48.9% 79.8% 31.0% 1.6x
5   House Finch 20.6% 78.9% 58.3% 3.8x
6   Carolina Wren 59.2% 75.2% 16.1% 1.3x
7   Eastern Towhee 33.8% 75.2% 41.4% 2.2x
8   Blue Jay 37.1% 74.3% 37.3% 2.0x
9   American Robin 41.0% 72.2% 31.1% 1.8x
10   Tufted Titmouse 55.8% 70.0% 14.3% 1.3x
11   Northern Mockingbird 26.4% 69.7% 43.3% 2.6x
12   Eastern Bluebird 46.1% 69.1% 23.0% 1.5x
13   American Crow 57.2% 67.3% 10.1% 1.2x
14   Mourning Dove 36.2% 66.4% 30.2% 1.8x
15   European Starling 17.6% 66.1% 48.4% 3.7x
16   Yellow-rumped Warbler 33.6% 64.2% 30.6% 1.9x
17   Red-bellied Woodpecker 49.5% 63.6% 14.1% 1.3x
18   Downy Woodpecker 39.8% 61.5% 21.7% 1.5x
19   Pine Warbler 36.3% 53.2% 16.9% 1.5x
20   Field Sparrow 11.5% 52.9% 41.4% 4.6x
21   Dark-eyed Junco 25.7% 51.4% 25.7% 2.0x
22   Northern Flicker 24.0% 50.2% 26.2% 2.1x
23   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.4% 48.6% 21.3% 1.8x
24   Chipping Sparrow 15.4% 45.6% 30.2% 3.0x
25   Red-winged Blackbird 13.7% 45.3% 31.5% 3.3x
26   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 36.2% 44.0% 7.8% 1.2x
27   Brown Thrasher 14.4% 44.0% 29.6% 3.1x
28   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 43.7% 13.1% 1.4x
29   Canada Goose 46.2% 40.1% 6.1% 0.9x
30   Red-tailed Hawk 16.7% 36.7% 20.0% 2.2x
31   Turkey Vulture 39.7% 35.8% 3.9% 0.9x
32   American Goldfinch 20.6% 35.5% 14.9% 1.7x
33   Brown-headed Cowbird 4.7% 35.2% 30.4% 7.4x
34   Red-shouldered Hawk 29.9% 33.6% 3.8% 1.1x
35   Swamp Sparrow 13.5% 28.4% 14.9% 2.1x
36   Eastern Phoebe 24.4% 23.5% 0.8% 1.0x
37   Common Grackle 10.9% 22.9% 12.0% 2.1x
38   Hooded Merganser 18.8% 21.7% 3.0% 1.2x
39   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 17.7% 19.0% 1.2% 1.1x
40   Fox Sparrow 4.0% 18.7% 14.6% 4.6x
41   Golden-crowned Kinglet 21.8% 17.7% 4.1% 0.8x
42   Ring-billed Gull 28.5% 17.4% 11.0% 0.6x
43   Killdeer 19.6% 15.9% 3.7% 0.8x
44   Hermit Thrush 14.0% 15.6% 1.6% 1.1x
45   Cooper's Hawk 4.0% 15.6% 11.6% 3.9x
46   Cedar Waxwing 4.7% 15.3% 10.5% 3.2x
47   Winter Wren 8.6% 13.5% 4.9% 1.6x
48   White-crowned Sparrow 0.3% 12.8% 12.5% 37.1x
49   Rock Pigeon 6.4% 11.9% 5.5% 1.9x
50   Fish Crow 14.0% 11.6% 2.3% 0.8x
51   Purple Finch 2.0% 9.5% 7.5% 4.8x
52   House Wren 0.7% 9.5% 8.8% 14.2x
53   Brown Creeper 8.0% 8.3% 0.3% 1.0x
54   American Bittern 0.0% 8.3% 8.2% 346.3x
55   Hairy Woodpecker 9.4% 8.0% 1.5% 0.8x
56   American Kestrel 4.7% 7.6% 3.0% 1.6x
57   Double-crested Cormorant 31.1% 7.0% 24.1% 0.2x
58   Black Vulture 16.4% 6.7% 9.6% 0.4x
59   Pine Siskin 4.4% 6.4% 2.0% 1.5x
60   Mallard 37.6% 5.8% 31.8% 0.2x
61   Sharp-shinned Hawk 1.8% 5.8% 4.0% 3.2x
62   Savannah Sparrow 3.4% 4.0% 0.6% 1.2x
63   crow sp. 0.8% 3.7% 2.9% 4.9x
64   Loggerhead Shrike 0.4% 3.7% 3.3% 9.1x
65   Orange-crowned Warbler 0.7% 3.4% 2.6% 4.6x
66   Great Blue Heron 39.3% 3.1% 36.3% 0.1x
67   new world sparrow sp. 1.2% 3.1% 1.9% 2.6x
68   Bufflehead 15.2% 2.4% 12.8% 0.2x
69   Eastern Meadowlark 5.6% 2.4% 3.2% 0.4x
70   American Woodcock 3.0% 2.4% 0.5% 0.8x
71   Belted Kingfisher 19.1% 1.8% 17.3% 0.1x
72   Red-breasted Nuthatch 2.5% 1.8% 0.7% 0.7x
73   Bald Eagle 15.4% 1.5% 13.9% 0.1x
74   House/Purple Finch 0.2% 1.5% 1.4% 9.2x
75   American Pipit 1.6% 1.2% 0.4% 0.8x
76   Purple Martin 0.1% 1.2% 1.2% 20.5x
77   Pileated Woodpecker 12.4% 0.9% 11.5% 0.1x
78   Common Raven 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 2.1x
79   Northern Harrier 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 2.2x
80   Wood Duck 8.1% 0.6% 7.5% 0.1x
81   Lesser Scaup 5.9% 0.6% 5.3% 0.1x
82   Gadwall 4.7% 0.6% 4.1% 0.1x
83   Herring Gull 4.1% 0.6% 3.5% 0.1x
84   Wilson's Snipe 3.0% 0.6% 2.4% 0.2x
85   Rusty Blackbird 2.7% 0.6% 2.1% 0.2x
86   Palm Warbler 1.6% 0.6% 0.9% 0.4x
87   Great Horned Owl 1.0% 0.6% 0.4% 0.6x
88   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.4% 0.6% 0.2% 1.4x
89   Accipiter sp. 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 2.4x
90   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.3% 0.3% 11.0% 0.0x
91   Barred Owl 5.8% 0.3% 5.5% 0.1x
92   Northern Shoveler 4.0% 0.3% 3.7% 0.1x
93   House Sparrow 1.7% 0.3% 1.4% 0.2x
94   gull sp. 1.6% 0.3% 1.3% 0.2x
95   Redhead 1.1% 0.3% 0.8% 0.3x
96   hawk sp. 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.6x
97   Vesper Sparrow 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.7x
98   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.2x
99   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.5x
100   Buteo sp. 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.7x
101   Baltimore Oriole 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.8x
102   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 2.8x
103   Marsh Wren 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 8.5x
104   Northern Waterthrush 0% 0.3% 0.3%