Bird Finder

Top Birds at Sarah P. Duke Gardens in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 61 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Sarah P. Duke Gardens 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 79.5% 73.8% 5.7% 0.9x
2   Gray Catbird 31.1% 73.8% 42.7% 2.4x
3   American Robin 37.8% 72.1% 34.3% 1.9x
4   Eastern Towhee 37.7% 63.9% 26.3% 1.7x
5   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 60.7% 4.1% 0.9x
6   Carolina Wren 70.1% 57.4% 12.7% 0.8x
7   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 57.4% 3.1% 0.9x
8   Common Grackle 36.8% 52.5% 15.6% 1.4x
9   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 50.8% 4.4% 0.9x
10   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 47.5% 16.3% 1.5x
11   American Crow 56.7% 45.9% 10.8% 0.8x
12   European Starling 22.6% 45.9% 23.3% 2.0x
13   Song Sparrow 14.0% 45.9% 31.9% 3.3x
14   Blue Jay 44.4% 44.3% 0.2% 1.0x
15   House Finch 27.1% 42.6% 15.5% 1.6x
16   House Wren 9.0% 42.6% 33.6% 4.7x
17   Mourning Dove 49.3% 41.0% 8.4% 0.8x
18   Mallard 30.3% 41.0% 10.7% 1.4x
19   Brown Thrasher 16.7% 41.0% 24.3% 2.5x
20   Canada Goose 42.4% 36.1% 6.3% 0.9x
21   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 36.1% 12.5% 1.5x
22   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 32.8% 6.5% 0.8x
23   Eastern Bluebird 49.5% 29.5% 20.0% 0.6x
24   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 29.5% 1.1% 1.0x
25   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 27.9% 8.0% 0.8x
26   Chimney Swift 28.8% 27.9% 1.0% 1.0x
27   Great Blue Heron 48.1% 26.2% 21.9% 0.5x
28   House Sparrow 3.2% 26.2% 23.0% 8.2x
29   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.6% 23.0% 33.6% 0.4x
30   American Goldfinch 43.6% 21.3% 22.3% 0.5x
31   Pine Warbler 39.1% 21.3% 17.8% 0.5x
32   Fish Crow 33.3% 19.7% 13.6% 0.6x
33   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 19.7% 12.0% 0.6x
34   Red-eyed Vireo 51.6% 18.0% 33.5% 0.3x
35   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 18.0% 22.8% 0.4x
36   Turkey Vulture 39.5% 16.4% 23.1% 0.4x
37   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.1% 14.8% 33.4% 0.3x
38   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.4% 14.8% 18.6% 0.4x
39   American Redstart 22.6% 13.1% 9.5% 0.6x
40   Ovenbird 18.8% 13.1% 5.7% 0.7x
41   Wood Duck 12.7% 13.1% 0.4% 1.0x
42   Muscovy Duck 1.3% 11.5% 10.2% 8.9x
43   Chipping Sparrow 37.3% 9.8% 27.5% 0.3x
44   Northern Parula 36.4% 9.8% 26.6% 0.3x
45   Eastern Phoebe 34.1% 9.8% 24.2% 0.3x
46   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 9.8% 4.9% 0.7x
47   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 9.8% 3.2% 0.8x
48   Black Vulture 21.2% 8.2% 13.0% 0.4x
49   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 8.2% 0.7% 1.1x
50   Summer Tanager 38.0% 6.6% 31.4% 0.2x
51   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.8% 6.6% 15.2% 0.3x
52   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.1% 6.6% 12.5% 0.3x
53   Black-and-white Warbler 15.5% 6.6% 8.9% 0.4x
54   Wood Thrush 14.2% 6.6% 7.7% 0.5x
55   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 6.6% 7.5% 0.5x
56   Green Heron 10.7% 6.6% 4.2% 0.6x
57   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 6.6% 0.0% 1.0x
58   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 4.9% 6.4% 0.4x
59   Northern Flicker 9.2% 4.9% 4.3% 0.5x
60   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 4.9% 2.6% 0.7x
61   Acadian Flycatcher 26.9% 3.3% 23.6% 0.1x
62   Killdeer 20.1% 3.3% 16.8% 0.2x
63   Double-crested Cormorant 19.1% 3.3% 15.8% 0.2x
64   Spotted Sandpiper 16.3% 3.3% 13.0% 0.2x
65   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 3.3% 5.1% 0.4x
66   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 3.3% 4.6% 0.4x
67   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 3.3% 0.5% 1.2x
68   Black-necked Swan 0% 3.3% 3.3%
69   Indigo Bunting 45.1% 1.6% 43.4% 0.0x
70   White-eyed Vireo 32.1% 1.6% 30.4% 0.1x
71   Barn Swallow 31.5% 1.6% 29.8% 0.1x
72   Red-winged Blackbird 27.3% 1.6% 25.6% 0.1x
73   Blue Grosbeak 23.5% 1.6% 21.8% 0.1x
74   Pileated Woodpecker 19.5% 1.6% 17.8% 0.1x
75   Scarlet Tanager 12.2% 1.6% 10.5% 0.1x
76   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 1.6% 10.5% 0.1x
77   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 1.6% 9.5% 0.1x
78   Bald Eagle 10.4% 1.6% 8.8% 0.2x
79   Purple Martin 10.1% 1.6% 8.5% 0.2x
80   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 1.6% 4.8% 0.3x
81   Field Sparrow 3.8% 1.6% 2.1% 0.4x
82   Veery 3.5% 1.6% 1.9% 0.5x
83   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 1.6% 0.7% 0.7x
84   Hooded Merganser 1.7% 1.6% 0.0% 1.0x
85   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 1.6% 0.1% 1.1x
86   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 1.6% 0.4% 1.3x
87   Worm-eating Warbler 1.1% 1.6% 0.5% 1.4x
88   Pine Siskin 0.9% 1.6% 0.8% 1.9x
89   duck sp. 0.5% 1.6% 1.1% 3.0x
90   Graylag Goose 0.4% 1.6% 1.2% 3.9x
91   Hermit Thrush 0.3% 1.6% 1.3% 4.9x
92   new world sparrow sp. 0.2% 1.6% 1.4% 8.0x
93   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 1.6% 1.4% 8.3x
94   Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 0.1% 1.6% 1.5% 17.3x
95   Mandarin Duck 0.0% 1.6% 1.6% 207.4x
96   Common Shelduck 0% 1.6% 1.6%