Bird Finder

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

based on 20 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Falls Lake 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   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 45.0% 3.0% 0.9x
2   American Crow 56.7% 40.0% 16.7% 0.7x
3   Canada Goose 42.3% 40.0% 2.3% 0.9x
4   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 40.0% 27.9% 3.3x
5   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 35.0% 44.5% 0.4x
6   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 35.0% 4.4% 0.9x
7   Osprey 15.4% 35.0% 19.6% 2.3x
8   Carolina Wren 70.1% 30.0% 40.1% 0.4x
9   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 30.0% 34.8% 0.5x
10   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 30.0% 26.5% 0.5x
11   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 30.0% 21.4% 0.6x
12   Mourning Dove 49.3% 30.0% 19.3% 0.6x
13   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 30.0% 18.0% 0.6x
14   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 30.0% 9.3% 0.8x
15   Summer Tanager 37.8% 30.0% 7.8% 0.8x
16   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 30.0% 7.8% 0.8x
17   Barn Swallow 31.3% 30.0% 1.3% 1.0x
18   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 30.0% 8.3% 1.4x
19   Ovenbird 18.7% 30.0% 11.3% 1.6x
20   Carolina Chickadee 60.6% 25.0% 35.6% 0.4x
21   Blue Jay 44.5% 25.0% 19.5% 0.6x
22   American Goldfinch 43.5% 25.0% 18.5% 0.6x
23   Northern Parula 36.3% 25.0% 11.3% 0.7x
24   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 25.0% 8.3% 0.8x
25   Fish Crow 33.2% 25.0% 8.2% 0.8x
26   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 25.0% 5.6% 0.8x
27   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 25.0% 1.8% 0.9x
28   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 25.0% 1.4% 0.9x
29   Blue Grosbeak 23.3% 25.0% 1.7% 1.1x
30   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 25.0% 6.0% 1.3x
31   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 25.0% 6.0% 1.3x
32   Prothonotary Warbler 16.4% 25.0% 8.6% 1.5x
33   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 25.0% 10.2% 1.7x
34   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.0% 25.0% 13.0% 2.1x
35   Eastern Bluebird 49.5% 20.0% 29.5% 0.4x
36   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 20.0% 24.9% 0.4x
37   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 20.0% 20.7% 0.5x
38   Pine Warbler 39.0% 20.0% 19.0% 0.5x
39   American Robin 38.0% 20.0% 18.0% 0.5x
40   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 20.0% 17.2% 0.5x
41   Common Grackle 36.9% 20.0% 16.9% 0.5x
42   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 20.0% 15.8% 0.6x
43   Chimney Swift 28.8% 20.0% 8.8% 0.7x
44   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 20.0% 3.7% 0.8x
45   American Redstart 22.6% 20.0% 2.6% 0.9x
46   Black Vulture 21.2% 20.0% 1.2% 0.9x
47   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 20.0% 0.6% 1.0x
48   Wood Duck 12.7% 20.0% 7.3% 1.6x
49   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 20.0% 8.9% 1.8x
50   Bald Eagle 10.4% 20.0% 9.6% 1.9x
51   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 20.0% 12.3% 2.6x
52   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 20.0% 14.5% 3.6x
53   Laughing Gull 0.3% 20.0% 19.7% 70.5x
54   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 15.0% 40.2% 0.3x
55   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 15.0% 16.9% 0.5x
56   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 15.0% 16.7% 0.5x
57   Gray Catbird 31.3% 15.0% 16.3% 0.5x
58   Mallard 30.4% 15.0% 15.4% 0.5x
59   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 15.0% 12.2% 0.6x
60   European Starling 22.7% 15.0% 7.7% 0.7x
61   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 15.0% 1.8% 0.9x
62   Orchard Oriole 15.2% 15.0% 0.2% 1.0x
63   Tree Swallow 13.2% 15.0% 1.8% 1.1x
64   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 15.0% 3.0% 1.3x
65   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 15.0% 4.0% 1.4x
66   Northern Flicker 9.2% 15.0% 5.8% 1.6x
67   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 15.0% 6.7% 1.8x
68   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 15.0% 8.6% 2.3x
69   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 10.0% 24.0% 0.3x
70   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 10.0% 21.4% 0.3x
71   Spotted Sandpiper 16.2% 10.0% 6.2% 0.6x
72   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.1% 10.0% 1.1% 0.9x
73   Purple Martin 10.1% 10.0% 0.1% 1.0x
74   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 10.0% 3.4% 1.5x
75   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.1% 10.0% 6.9% 3.2x
76   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 10.0% 8.2% 5.5x
77   Wild Turkey 1.4% 10.0% 8.6% 7.0x
78   Common Loon 0.4% 10.0% 9.6% 22.7x
79   Anhinga 0.3% 10.0% 9.7% 35.3x
80   House Finch 27.2% 5.0% 22.2% 0.2x
81   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 5.0% 10.4% 0.3x
82   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 5.0% 9.7% 0.3x
83   Wood Thrush 14.2% 5.0% 9.2% 0.4x
84   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 5.0% 9.1% 0.4x
85   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 5.0% 8.0% 0.4x
86   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 5.0% 6.3% 0.4x
87   Barred Owl 8.1% 5.0% 3.1% 0.6x
88   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 5.0% 2.9% 0.6x
89   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 5.0% 2.5% 0.7x
90   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 5.0% 2.3% 0.7x
91   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 5.0% 1.3% 1.4x
92   crow sp. 1.8% 5.0% 3.2% 2.8x
93   Worm-eating Warbler 1.1% 5.0% 3.9% 4.4x
94   Caspian Tern 1.0% 5.0% 4.0% 5.1x
95   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 5.0% 4.1% 5.8x
96   hawk sp. 0.5% 5.0% 4.5% 9.6x
97   Common Tern 0.3% 5.0% 4.7% 17.2x
98   Common Gallinule 0.1% 5.0% 4.9% 70.5x
99   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 5.0% 4.9% 79.3x
100   Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 0.0% 5.0% 5.0% 634.8x