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Top Birds at Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' in December
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 35 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' during the month of December. 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   White-throated Sparrow 61.4% 85.7% 24.3% 1.4x
2   Carolina Chickadee 64.3% 82.9% 18.6% 1.3x
3   Northern Cardinal 62.8% 82.9% 20.1% 1.3x
4   Red-bellied Woodpecker 57.8% 80.0% 22.2% 1.4x
5   Tufted Titmouse 58.3% 71.4% 13.1% 1.2x
6   Carolina Wren 67.8% 68.6% 0.7% 1.0x
7   Song Sparrow 53.8% 62.9% 9.1% 1.2x
8   American Crow 58.1% 57.1% 0.9% 1.0x
9   Downy Woodpecker 48.8% 57.1% 8.4% 1.2x
10   Blue Jay 46.7% 48.6% 1.9% 1.0x
11   Northern Flicker 38.3% 48.6% 10.3% 1.3x
12   Eastern Bluebird 49.3% 45.7% 3.5% 0.9x
13   American Goldfinch 40.8% 45.7% 4.9% 1.1x
14   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 30.9% 45.7% 14.8% 1.5x
15   Mallard 30.5% 42.9% 12.4% 1.4x
16   Red-shouldered Hawk 28.2% 42.9% 14.7% 1.5x
17   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 49.7% 40.0% 9.7% 0.8x
18   Eastern Towhee 39.1% 40.0% 0.9% 1.0x
19   White-breasted Nuthatch 34.5% 40.0% 5.5% 1.2x
20   Yellow-rumped Warbler 36.3% 34.3% 2.1% 0.9x
21   Great Blue Heron 42.7% 31.4% 11.2% 0.7x
22   American Robin 36.1% 31.4% 4.7% 0.9x
23   Brown-headed Nuthatch 34.2% 31.4% 2.8% 0.9x
24   Northern Mockingbird 32.6% 31.4% 1.2% 1.0x
25   Eastern Phoebe 28.6% 28.6% 0.0% 1.0x
26   Hermit Thrush 22.3% 28.6% 6.3% 1.3x
27   House Finch 23.9% 22.9% 1.1% 1.0x
28   Hooded Merganser 19.5% 22.9% 3.4% 1.2x
29   Brown Thrasher 19.4% 22.9% 3.5% 1.2x
30   Swamp Sparrow 16.9% 22.9% 5.9% 1.3x
31   Dark-eyed Junco 36.5% 20.0% 16.5% 0.5x
32   Golden-crowned Kinglet 32.5% 20.0% 12.5% 0.6x
33   Turkey Vulture 36.4% 17.1% 19.3% 0.5x
34   Field Sparrow 17.9% 17.1% 0.8% 1.0x
35   Red-tailed Hawk 16.6% 17.1% 0.5% 1.0x
36   Belted Kingfisher 24.1% 14.3% 9.8% 0.6x
37   Pileated Woodpecker 15.7% 14.3% 1.4% 0.9x
38   Winter Wren 15.1% 14.3% 0.9% 0.9x
39   Brown Creeper 11.1% 14.3% 3.2% 1.3x
40   Pine Siskin 9.3% 14.3% 5.0% 1.5x
41   Canada Goose 32.0% 11.4% 20.6% 0.4x
42   Mourning Dove 24.4% 11.4% 12.9% 0.5x
43   Red-winged Blackbird 14.7% 8.6% 6.1% 0.6x
44   Red-headed Woodpecker 12.7% 8.6% 4.1% 0.7x
45   Purple Finch 5.4% 8.6% 3.2% 1.6x
46   Chipping Sparrow 20.6% 5.7% 14.9% 0.3x
47   Pine Warbler 18.3% 5.7% 12.5% 0.3x
48   Black Vulture 17.6% 5.7% 11.9% 0.3x
49   Hairy Woodpecker 12.1% 5.7% 6.3% 0.5x
50   Cooper's Hawk 4.8% 5.7% 1.0% 1.2x
51   Red-breasted Nuthatch 4.1% 5.7% 1.6% 1.4x
52   Ring-billed Gull 29.1% 2.9% 26.3% 0.1x
53   Double-crested Cormorant 29.1% 2.9% 26.3% 0.1x
54   European Starling 16.0% 2.9% 13.2% 0.2x
55   Savannah Sparrow 4.8% 2.9% 1.9% 0.6x
56   Barred Owl 3.0% 2.9% 0.2% 0.9x
57   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 2.9% 1.8% 2.6x
58   Common Yellowthroat 0.5% 2.9% 2.3% 5.5x