Bird Finder

Top Birds at Lake Benson in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 17 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson during the month of May. 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 79.4% 70.6% 8.9% 0.9x
2   Canada Goose 42.3% 70.6% 28.3% 1.7x
3   American Crow 56.7% 64.7% 8.0% 1.1x
4   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 58.8% 5.9% 0.9x
5   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 58.8% 9.4% 1.2x
6   American Robin 38.0% 58.8% 20.8% 1.5x
7   Carolina Wren 70.1% 52.9% 17.1% 0.8x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 52.9% 2.2% 1.0x
9   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 52.9% 5.0% 1.1x
10   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 52.9% 15.8% 1.4x
11   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 47.1% 9.4% 0.8x
12   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 47.1% 0.9% 1.0x
13   American Goldfinch 43.5% 47.1% 3.6% 1.1x
14   Fish Crow 33.2% 47.1% 13.9% 1.4x
15   Acadian Flycatcher 26.7% 47.1% 20.3% 1.8x
16   Pine Warbler 39.0% 41.2% 2.2% 1.1x
17   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 35.3% 25.2% 0.6x
18   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 35.3% 16.1% 0.7x
19   Blue Jay 44.5% 35.3% 9.2% 0.8x
20   Summer Tanager 37.8% 35.3% 2.5% 0.9x
21   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 35.3% 4.0% 1.1x
22   Barn Swallow 31.3% 35.3% 4.0% 1.1x
23   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 35.3% 4.7% 1.2x
24   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 35.3% 16.3% 1.9x
25   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 35.3% 20.5% 2.4x
26   Mourning Dove 49.3% 29.4% 19.9% 0.6x
27   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 29.4% 9.9% 0.7x
28   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 29.4% 6.4% 0.8x
29   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 29.4% 4.5% 0.9x
30   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 29.4% 12.6% 1.8x
31   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 23.5% 17.2% 0.6x
32   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 23.5% 15.9% 0.6x
33   Northern Parula 36.3% 23.5% 12.8% 0.6x
34   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 23.5% 8.4% 0.7x
35   Chimney Swift 28.8% 23.5% 5.3% 0.8x
36   House Finch 27.2% 23.5% 3.6% 0.9x
37   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 23.5% 2.9% 0.9x
38   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 23.5% 0.1% 1.0x
39   European Starling 22.7% 23.5% 0.8% 1.0x
40   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 23.5% 1.8% 1.1x
41   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 23.5% 8.9% 1.6x
42   Mute Swan 0.3% 23.5% 23.2% 69.5x
43   Common Grackle 36.9% 17.6% 19.3% 0.5x
44   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 17.6% 14.0% 0.6x
45   Mallard 30.4% 17.6% 12.7% 0.6x
46   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 17.6% 1.7% 0.9x
47   Spotted Sandpiper 16.2% 17.6% 1.4% 1.1x
48   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 17.6% 4.7% 1.4x
49   Wood Duck 12.7% 17.6% 4.9% 1.4x
50   House Sparrow 3.3% 17.6% 14.4% 5.4x
51   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 11.8% 26.1% 0.3x
52   Gray Catbird 31.3% 11.8% 19.6% 0.4x
53   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 11.8% 15.4% 0.4x
54   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 11.8% 11.6% 0.5x
55   American Redstart 22.6% 11.8% 10.8% 0.5x
56   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 11.8% 7.3% 0.6x
57   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 11.8% 0.3% 1.0x
58   Bald Eagle 10.4% 11.8% 1.4% 1.1x
59   House Wren 9.2% 11.8% 2.6% 1.3x
60   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 11.8% 4.3% 1.6x
61   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 11.8% 5.4% 1.8x
62   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 11.8% 6.2% 2.1x
63   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 5.9% 39.0% 0.1x
64   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 5.9% 27.4% 0.2x
65   Killdeer 20.0% 5.9% 14.1% 0.3x
66   Ovenbird 18.8% 5.9% 12.9% 0.3x
67   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 5.9% 10.6% 0.4x
68   Osprey 15.5% 5.9% 9.6% 0.4x
69   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 5.9% 9.6% 0.4x
70   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 5.9% 9.4% 0.4x
71   Song Sparrow 14.2% 5.9% 8.3% 0.4x
72   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 5.9% 8.2% 0.4x
73   Tree Swallow 13.2% 5.9% 7.3% 0.4x
74   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 5.9% 6.2% 0.5x
75   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 5.9% 6.1% 0.5x
76   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 5.9% 5.3% 0.5x
77   Green Heron 10.7% 5.9% 4.8% 0.5x
78   Eastern Meadowlark 8.3% 5.9% 2.4% 0.7x
79   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 5.9% 1.4% 0.8x
80   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 5.9% 0.6% 0.9x
81   Least Sandpiper 5.2% 5.9% 0.6% 1.1x
82   Field Sparrow 3.7% 5.9% 2.1% 1.6x
83   Great Egret 2.4% 5.9% 3.5% 2.5x
84   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 5.9% 4.0% 3.1x
85   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.4% 5.9% 4.5% 4.3x
86   Loggerhead Shrike 0.6% 5.9% 5.3% 10.4x
87   Common Loon 0.4% 5.9% 5.4% 13.1x
88   Laughing Gull 0.3% 5.9% 5.6% 19.2x
89   heron sp. 0.0% 5.9% 5.8% 149.4x