Bird Finder

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

based on 285 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Betz in 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   Mourning Dove 47.9% 79.6% 31.7% 1.7x
2   Mallard 28.0% 78.6% 50.6% 2.8x
3   Common Grackle 34.9% 75.8% 40.9% 2.2x
4   Great Blue Heron 45.9% 75.1% 29.2% 1.6x
5   Red-headed Woodpecker 9.5% 75.1% 65.6% 7.9x
6   Northern Cardinal 79.9% 74.7% 5.1% 0.9x
7   Barn Swallow 29.7% 73.0% 43.3% 2.5x
8   Red-winged Blackbird 26.5% 72.6% 46.1% 2.7x
9   Northern Mockingbird 30.2% 68.1% 37.9% 2.3x
10   Green Heron 9.5% 64.2% 54.7% 6.7x
11   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 31.3% 63.5% 32.2% 2.0x
12   Canada Goose 41.3% 59.6% 18.4% 1.4x
13   Carolina Wren 70.8% 57.9% 12.9% 0.8x
14   Eastern Bluebird 49.5% 55.8% 6.3% 1.1x
15   Osprey 15.2% 54.7% 39.6% 3.6x
16   Tree Swallow 13.7% 54.4% 40.7% 4.0x
17   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.2% 53.0% 4.8% 1.1x
18   Carolina Chickadee 60.4% 51.9% 8.4% 0.9x
19   Fish Crow 33.0% 50.5% 17.6% 1.5x
20   Eastern Kingbird 26.0% 50.5% 24.5% 1.9x
21   Killdeer 19.4% 49.1% 29.7% 2.5x
22   Orchard Oriole 14.6% 48.4% 33.8% 3.3x
23   Red-bellied Woodpecker 54.4% 48.1% 6.3% 0.9x
24   American Crow 57.1% 45.6% 11.5% 0.8x
25   Tufted Titmouse 65.1% 43.9% 21.2% 0.7x
26   Eastern Phoebe 34.2% 43.9% 9.7% 1.3x
27   Spotted Sandpiper 15.8% 43.2% 27.3% 2.7x
28   Northern Flicker 8.1% 43.2% 35.0% 5.3x
29   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 57.0% 42.8% 14.2% 0.8x
30   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.4% 40.0% 8.6% 1.3x
31   American Goldfinch 44.7% 37.5% 7.1% 0.8x
32   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.3% 37.5% 7.2% 1.2x
33   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 36.8% 4.0% 0.9x
34   Indigo Bunting 45.5% 36.1% 9.4% 0.8x
35   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.3% 35.8% 0.5% 1.0x
36   Turkey Vulture 39.8% 35.4% 4.4% 0.9x
37   Blue Jay 43.5% 33.7% 9.8% 0.8x
38   American Robin 38.6% 33.3% 5.3% 0.9x
39   European Starling 22.1% 30.5% 8.4% 1.4x
40   Yellow Warbler 7.6% 30.5% 22.9% 4.0x
41   Downy Woodpecker 40.2% 28.8% 11.4% 0.7x
42   Pine Warbler 40.2% 28.1% 12.2% 0.7x
43   Belted Kingfisher 11.5% 27.4% 15.9% 2.4x
44   Black Vulture 21.1% 25.3% 4.2% 1.2x
45   Bald Eagle 10.0% 23.9% 13.8% 2.4x
46   Pileated Woodpecker 19.1% 22.8% 3.7% 1.2x
47   Double-crested Cormorant 18.1% 22.5% 4.3% 1.2x
48   Purple Martin 10.1% 21.8% 11.6% 2.1x
49   Chipping Sparrow 38.4% 20.4% 18.1% 0.5x
50   Gray Catbird 31.1% 20.4% 10.7% 0.7x
51   White-eyed Vireo 33.7% 20.0% 13.7% 0.6x
52   Summer Tanager 37.7% 18.9% 18.7% 0.5x
53   Wood Duck 12.9% 18.9% 6.1% 1.5x
54   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.2% 18.6% 7.4% 1.7x
55   Solitary Sandpiper 7.9% 18.2% 10.3% 2.3x
56   Red-eyed Vireo 52.1% 17.5% 34.6% 0.3x
57   Blue Grosbeak 23.6% 14.7% 8.8% 0.6x
58   Eastern Towhee 37.9% 13.3% 24.6% 0.4x
59   Northern Parula 36.8% 13.3% 23.5% 0.4x
60   Song Sparrow 14.9% 13.0% 1.9% 0.9x
61   House Finch 28.2% 12.3% 15.9% 0.4x
62   Red-tailed Hawk 13.4% 11.9% 1.4% 0.9x
63   Brown Thrasher 17.5% 10.5% 7.0% 0.6x
64   Ovenbird 18.9% 9.5% 9.4% 0.5x
65   Cedar Waxwing 13.4% 9.1% 4.3% 0.7x
66   House Wren 9.6% 8.4% 1.2% 0.9x
67   Hairy Woodpecker 8.6% 8.1% 0.6% 0.9x
68   Chimney Swift 29.0% 7.7% 21.3% 0.3x
69   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.6% 7.4% 14.2% 0.3x
70   Blackpoll Warbler 7.3% 7.4% 0.1% 1.0x
71   American Coot 0.1% 7.0% 7.0% 132.9x
72   American Redstart 23.0% 6.0% 17.0% 0.3x
73   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.3% 6.0% 13.4% 0.3x
74   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 10.5% 6.0% 4.5% 0.6x
75   White-throated Sparrow 8.5% 5.6% 2.9% 0.7x
76   Northern Waterthrush 7.0% 5.6% 1.4% 0.8x
77   Hooded Merganser 1.7% 5.3% 3.5% 3.0x
78   Chuck-will's-widow 0.3% 5.3% 5.0% 19.9x
79   Cliff Swallow 5.3% 4.9% 0.4% 0.9x
80   Black-and-white Warbler 16.1% 4.6% 11.5% 0.3x
81   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 4.6% 3.1% 0.6x
82   White-breasted Nuthatch 24.1% 3.9% 20.2% 0.2x
83   Prothonotary Warbler 16.4% 3.9% 12.6% 0.2x
84   Cooper's Hawk 2.8% 3.2% 0.4% 1.1x
85   Field Sparrow 3.6% 2.8% 0.8% 0.8x
86   crow sp. 1.5% 2.5% 1.0% 1.7x
87   swallow sp. 1.1% 2.5% 1.4% 2.3x
88   Barred Owl 7.9% 2.1% 5.8% 0.3x
89   Bank Swallow 1.4% 2.1% 0.7% 1.5x
90   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.1% 1.8% 12.3% 0.1x
91   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 1.8% 10.3% 0.1x
92   Least Sandpiper 5.6% 1.8% 3.8% 0.3x
93   Great Egret 2.2% 1.8% 0.5% 0.8x
94   Wood Thrush 13.9% 1.4% 12.5% 0.1x
95   Swamp Sparrow 2.1% 1.4% 0.7% 0.7x
96   Palm Warbler 0.9% 1.4% 0.6% 1.6x
97   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 1.4% 0.9% 2.8x
98   hawk sp. 0.5% 1.4% 0.9% 3.1x
99   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.3% 1.1% 10.2% 0.1x
100   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 1.1% 1.3% 0.4x
101   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.6% 1.1% 0.5% 0.7x
102   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 1.1% 0.1% 0.9x
103   American/Fish Crow 0.2% 1.1% 0.8% 5.0x
104   Yellow-throated Warbler 15.8% 0.7% 15.1% 0.0x
105   Hooded Warbler 11.6% 0.7% 10.9% 0.1x
106   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.8% 0.7% 6.1% 0.1x
107   Rock Pigeon 6.3% 0.7% 5.6% 0.1x
108   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.4% 0.7% 0.7% 0.5x
109   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 0.7% 0.2% 0.8x
110   Graylag Goose 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 1.6x
111   White-crowned Sparrow 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 5.3x
112   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.5% 0.4% 7.2% 0.0x
113   Swainson's Thrush 6.2% 0.4% 5.8% 0.1x
114   Veery 3.6% 0.4% 3.2% 0.1x
115   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.2% 0.4% 2.8% 0.1x
116   duck sp. 0.5% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
117   Loggerhead Shrike 0.5% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
118   Great Horned Owl 0.5% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
119   Anhinga 0.3% 0.4% 0.1% 1.2x
120   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.3% 0.4% 0.1% 1.3x
121   Empidonax sp. 0.2% 0.4% 0.1% 1.4x
122   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 1.8x
123   Cattle Egret 0.1% 0.4% 0.2% 2.7x
124   Ring-necked Duck 0.1% 0.4% 0.2% 3.1x
125   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 10.6x
126   American Black Duck 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 10.6x
127   Rusty Blackbird 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 13.3x