Bird Finder

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

based on 261 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Betz 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   Mourning Dove 48.7% 80.5% 31.8% 1.7x
2   Mallard 29.3% 79.3% 50.0% 2.7x
3   Common Grackle 36.1% 77.8% 41.7% 2.2x
4   Red-headed Woodpecker 9.8% 76.2% 66.5% 7.8x
5   Great Blue Heron 47.4% 75.9% 28.5% 1.6x
6   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 74.7% 4.8% 0.9x
7   Barn Swallow 30.4% 72.8% 42.3% 2.4x
8   Red-winged Blackbird 26.2% 72.4% 46.2% 2.8x
9   Northern Mockingbird 30.6% 69.0% 38.4% 2.3x
10   Green Heron 9.5% 67.8% 58.3% 7.1x
11   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32.7% 62.8% 30.2% 1.9x
12   Canada Goose 41.9% 60.9% 19.0% 1.5x
13   Carolina Wren 70.3% 57.1% 13.2% 0.8x
14   Eastern Bluebird 49.3% 54.8% 5.5% 1.1x
15   Osprey 14.7% 53.6% 39.0% 3.7x
16   Tree Swallow 12.3% 52.9% 40.5% 4.3x
17   Great Crested Flycatcher 47.9% 52.1% 4.2% 1.1x
18   Eastern Kingbird 25.9% 51.3% 25.5% 2.0x
19   Killdeer 19.3% 51.0% 31.6% 2.6x
20   Carolina Chickadee 60.7% 50.2% 10.5% 0.8x
21   Orchard Oriole 14.5% 50.2% 35.7% 3.5x
22   Fish Crow 32.9% 49.8% 16.9% 1.5x
23   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.3% 48.7% 6.6% 0.9x
24   American Crow 56.9% 46.7% 10.1% 0.8x
25   Tufted Titmouse 65.2% 44.4% 20.7% 0.7x
26   Northern Flicker 8.5% 44.4% 36.0% 5.2x
27   Spotted Sandpiper 15.6% 44.1% 28.4% 2.8x
28   Eastern Phoebe 33.8% 43.3% 9.5% 1.3x
29   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.7% 41.8% 15.0% 0.7x
30   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.5% 39.8% 8.4% 1.3x
31   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 37.2% 3.6% 0.9x
32   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 36.8% 1.0% 1.0x
33   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 36.4% 5.9% 1.2x
34   American Goldfinch 43.7% 36.0% 7.6% 0.8x
35   Indigo Bunting 45.1% 35.2% 9.8% 0.8x
36   Blue Jay 44.7% 33.0% 11.7% 0.7x
37   American Robin 38.1% 32.6% 5.6% 0.9x
38   Turkey Vulture 39.6% 31.4% 8.2% 0.8x
39   Yellow Warbler 7.4% 29.9% 22.5% 4.0x
40   European Starling 22.6% 28.4% 5.8% 1.3x
41   Downy Woodpecker 39.5% 28.0% 11.5% 0.7x
42   Pine Warbler 39.3% 26.8% 12.5% 0.7x
43   Pileated Woodpecker 19.3% 24.1% 4.9% 1.3x
44   Belted Kingfisher 11.7% 23.8% 12.0% 2.0x
45   Bald Eagle 10.1% 23.8% 13.6% 2.3x
46   Purple Martin 9.8% 22.2% 12.4% 2.3x
47   Black Vulture 21.1% 21.8% 0.7% 1.0x
48   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 21.1% 2.1% 1.1x
49   Gray Catbird 31.5% 20.7% 10.9% 0.7x
50   Chipping Sparrow 37.5% 19.9% 17.6% 0.5x
51   Wood Duck 12.6% 19.9% 7.3% 1.6x
52   Summer Tanager 38.2% 19.5% 18.6% 0.5x
53   Solitary Sandpiper 7.8% 19.5% 11.8% 2.5x
54   White-eyed Vireo 32.2% 19.2% 13.0% 0.6x
55   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.1% 18.0% 6.9% 1.6x
56   Red-eyed Vireo 52.1% 17.2% 34.9% 0.3x
57   Blue Grosbeak 23.5% 14.6% 9.0% 0.6x
58   Northern Parula 36.8% 12.6% 24.1% 0.3x
59   Song Sparrow 14.2% 11.9% 2.3% 0.8x
60   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 11.9% 2.2% 0.8x
61   Eastern Towhee 38.3% 11.1% 27.2% 0.3x
62   Brown Thrasher 16.9% 10.3% 6.6% 0.6x
63   Ovenbird 18.9% 10.0% 9.0% 0.5x
64   House Finch 27.5% 9.6% 18.0% 0.3x
65   House Wren 9.2% 9.2% 0.0% 1.0x
66   Cedar Waxwing 13.1% 8.8% 4.3% 0.7x
67   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 8.4% 0.1% 1.0x
68   Eastern Wood-Pewee 22.0% 8.0% 13.9% 0.4x
69   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 8.0% 0.6% 1.1x
70   Chimney Swift 29.3% 7.7% 21.6% 0.3x
71   American Coot 0.1% 7.7% 7.6% 119.3x
72   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.3% 6.5% 12.8% 0.3x
73   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.2% 6.5% 5.7% 0.5x
74   American Redstart 22.9% 6.1% 16.8% 0.3x
75   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 6.1% 1.2% 0.8x
76   Chuck-will's-widow 0.2% 5.7% 5.5% 23.1x
77   Hooded Merganser 1.6% 5.4% 3.8% 3.4x
78   Black-and-white Warbler 15.6% 5.0% 10.7% 0.3x
79   White-throated Sparrow 7.6% 5.0% 2.6% 0.7x
80   Prairie Warbler 7.8% 4.6% 3.2% 0.6x
81   White-breasted Nuthatch 24.1% 4.2% 19.8% 0.2x
82   Prothonotary Warbler 16.7% 4.2% 12.5% 0.3x
83   Cliff Swallow 5.6% 3.1% 2.5% 0.5x
84   Field Sparrow 3.8% 2.7% 1.1% 0.7x
85   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 2.7% 0.1% 1.0x
86   crow sp. 1.8% 2.7% 0.9% 1.5x
87   Barred Owl 8.2% 2.3% 5.9% 0.3x
88   Scarlet Tanager 12.3% 1.9% 10.4% 0.2x
89   Least Sandpiper 5.3% 1.9% 3.4% 0.4x
90   Great Egret 2.4% 1.9% 0.5% 0.8x
91   swallow sp. 1.2% 1.9% 0.7% 1.6x
92   Wood Thrush 14.5% 1.5% 12.9% 0.1x
93   hawk sp. 0.5% 1.5% 1.0% 3.0x
94   Black-throated Blue Warbler 15.0% 1.1% 13.8% 0.1x
95   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.3% 1.1% 10.1% 0.1x
96   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 1.1% 1.2% 0.5x
97   Bank Swallow 1.2% 1.1% 0.1% 0.9x
98   Palm Warbler 0.9% 1.1% 0.3% 1.3x
99   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 1.1% 0.6% 2.2x
100   Yellow-throated Warbler 15.1% 0.8% 14.3% 0.1x
101   Hooded Warbler 11.3% 0.8% 10.5% 0.1x
102   Rock Pigeon 6.7% 0.8% 5.9% 0.1x
103   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.5% 0.8% 5.8% 0.1x
104   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 0.8% 1.2% 0.4x
105   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.4% 0.8% 0.6% 0.6x
106   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6x
107   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.9x
108   Graylag Goose 0.4% 0.8% 0.3% 1.8x
109   White-crowned Sparrow 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 5.0x
110   American/Fish Crow 0.0% 0.8% 0.7% 23.9x
111   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.5% 0.4% 7.1% 0.1x
112   Swainson's Thrush 6.6% 0.4% 6.2% 0.1x
113   Veery 3.6% 0.4% 3.2% 0.1x
114   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.2% 0.4% 2.8% 0.1x
115   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 0.4% 1.2% 0.2x
116   Loggerhead Shrike 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
117   duck sp. 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
118   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.3% 0.4% 0.1% 1.3x
119   Anhinga 0.3% 0.4% 0.1% 1.3x
120   Empidonax sp. 0.3% 0.4% 0.1% 1.4x
121   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 1.9x
122   Cattle Egret 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 2.4x
123   Ring-necked Duck 0.1% 0.4% 0.2% 2.8x
124   American Black Duck 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 9.5x
125   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 11.9x
126   Rusty Blackbird 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 47.7x