Bird Finder

Top Birds at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 49 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 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% 98.0% 18.6% 1.2x
2   Carolina Wren 69.9% 95.9% 26.0% 1.4x
3   Tufted Titmouse 64.6% 93.9% 29.3% 1.5x
4   Eastern Bluebird 49.2% 93.9% 44.6% 1.9x
5   Indigo Bunting 44.7% 91.8% 47.2% 2.1x
6   Carolina Chickadee 60.4% 85.7% 25.3% 1.4x
7   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.6% 85.7% 50.1% 2.4x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.0% 83.7% 28.6% 1.5x
9   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.3% 81.6% 25.3% 1.4x
10   Chipping Sparrow 37.0% 81.6% 44.6% 2.2x
11   Mourning Dove 49.2% 79.6% 30.4% 1.6x
12   Summer Tanager 37.6% 79.6% 41.9% 2.1x
13   American Robin 37.9% 77.6% 39.7% 2.0x
14   American Goldfinch 43.4% 73.5% 30.1% 1.7x
15   Barn Swallow 31.2% 73.5% 42.3% 2.4x
16   Chimney Swift 28.7% 73.5% 44.8% 2.6x
17   Red-eyed Vireo 51.3% 69.4% 18.0% 1.4x
18   Great Blue Heron 47.9% 69.4% 21.5% 1.4x
19   Blue Jay 44.4% 67.3% 23.0% 1.5x
20   Turkey Vulture 39.3% 67.3% 28.0% 1.7x
21   Great Crested Flycatcher 47.9% 65.3% 17.4% 1.4x
22   Blue Grosbeak 23.2% 65.3% 42.1% 2.8x
23   American Crow 56.7% 61.2% 4.6% 1.1x
24   Pine Warbler 38.9% 61.2% 22.3% 1.6x
25   Black Vulture 21.0% 61.2% 40.2% 2.9x
26   Tree Swallow 13.0% 61.2% 48.3% 4.7x
27   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.5% 57.1% 25.6% 1.8x
28   White-eyed Vireo 31.8% 55.1% 23.3% 1.7x
29   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 55.1% 24.6% 1.8x
30   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 53.1% 21.8% 1.7x
31   Cliff Swallow 5.4% 51.0% 45.7% 9.5x
32   Downy Woodpecker 39.2% 49.0% 9.8% 1.2x
33   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 46.9% 6.2% 1.2x
34   Northern Parula 36.2% 46.9% 10.7% 1.3x
35   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 46.9% 23.4% 2.0x
36   Acadian Flycatcher 26.7% 44.9% 18.2% 1.7x
37   Pileated Woodpecker 19.3% 44.9% 25.6% 2.3x
38   House Finch 27.1% 40.8% 13.7% 1.5x
39   Common Grackle 36.9% 38.8% 1.9% 1.1x
40   Canada Goose 42.3% 36.7% 5.6% 0.9x
41   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 34.7% 1.4% 1.0x
42   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 32.7% 1.3% 1.0x
43   Gray Catbird 31.3% 32.7% 1.3% 1.0x
44   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 32.7% 6.3% 1.2x
45   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.7% 32.7% 17.9% 2.2x
46   Red-tailed Hawk 14.0% 32.7% 18.7% 2.3x
47   Fish Crow 33.2% 30.6% 2.6% 0.9x
48   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.0% 30.6% 18.6% 2.6x
49   Purple Martin 10.0% 30.6% 20.6% 3.1x
50   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 28.6% 9.6% 1.5x
51   Rock Pigeon 6.5% 28.6% 22.1% 4.4x
52   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 24.5% 13.4% 0.6x
53   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 24.5% 16.2% 3.0x
54   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 22.4% 5.7% 1.3x
55   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.0% 20.4% 9.4% 1.9x
56   European Starling 22.7% 18.4% 4.3% 0.8x
57   Mallard 30.4% 16.3% 14.1% 0.5x
58   American Redstart 22.6% 16.3% 6.3% 0.7x
59   House Wren 9.2% 16.3% 7.2% 1.8x
60   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 14.3% 7.4% 0.7x
61   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 14.3% 2.2% 0.9x
62   Osprey 15.5% 14.3% 1.2% 0.9x
63   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 12.2% 3.2% 0.8x
64   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 12.2% 3.0% 0.8x
65   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 12.2% 2.4% 0.8x
66   Wood Duck 12.7% 12.2% 0.5% 1.0x
67   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 12.2% 0.3% 1.0x
68   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 10.2% 2.8% 0.8x
69   Green Heron 10.7% 10.2% 0.5% 1.0x
70   Eastern Meadowlark 8.3% 10.2% 1.9% 1.2x
71   Barred Owl 8.1% 10.2% 2.1% 1.3x
72   Ovenbird 18.8% 8.2% 10.6% 0.4x
73   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 8.2% 4.0% 0.7x
74   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 8.2% 3.1% 0.7x
75   Northern Flicker 9.2% 8.2% 1.1% 0.9x
76   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 6.1% 4.9% 0.6x
77   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 6.1% 3.4% 2.2x
78   Killdeer 20.1% 4.1% 16.0% 0.2x
79   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 4.1% 3.7% 0.5x
80   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 4.1% 3.2% 0.6x
81   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 4.1% 2.3% 0.6x
82   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 4.1% 2.9% 3.4x
83   Worm-eating Warbler 1.1% 4.1% 2.9% 3.6x
84   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 2.0% 25.2% 0.1x
85   Wood Thrush 14.3% 2.0% 12.2% 0.1x
86   Song Sparrow 14.2% 2.0% 12.2% 0.1x
87   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 2.0% 9.1% 0.2x
88   Bald Eagle 10.4% 2.0% 8.4% 0.2x
89   White-throated Sparrow 7.6% 2.0% 5.5% 0.3x
90   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 2.0% 5.3% 0.3x
91   Veery 3.5% 2.0% 1.5% 0.6x
92   Grasshopper Sparrow 2.9% 2.0% 0.8% 0.7x
93   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 2.0% 0.3% 0.9x
94   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 2.0% 0.1% 1.1x
95   crow sp. 1.8% 2.0% 0.2% 1.1x
96   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 2.0% 0.5% 1.4x
97   Bank Swallow 1.2% 2.0% 0.8% 1.7x
98   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 2.0% 1.2% 2.3x
99   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 2.0% 1.2% 2.5x
100   Great Horned Owl 0.5% 2.0% 1.5% 4.0x
101   Blue-winged Warbler 0.3% 2.0% 1.8% 7.4x