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Top Birds at Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 113 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 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 79.3% 93.8% 14.5% 1.2x
2   American Robin 37.5% 92.9% 55.4% 2.5x
3   Carolina Wren 69.9% 89.4% 19.5% 1.3x
4   Canada Goose 41.9% 86.7% 44.8% 2.1x
5   Gray Catbird 30.8% 86.7% 55.9% 2.8x
6   Tufted Titmouse 64.5% 85.8% 21.3% 1.3x
7   Northern Mockingbird 30.9% 85.8% 55.0% 2.8x
8   Carolina Chickadee 60.3% 85.0% 24.7% 1.4x
9   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32.8% 85.0% 52.1% 2.6x
10   American Crow 56.4% 83.2% 26.8% 1.5x
11   Red-bellied Woodpecker 54.9% 82.3% 27.4% 1.5x
12   Song Sparrow 13.5% 82.3% 68.8% 6.1x
13   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.2% 80.5% 24.3% 1.4x
14   Chipping Sparrow 36.8% 79.6% 42.9% 2.2x
15   Eastern Towhee 37.4% 77.9% 40.4% 2.1x
16   Common Grackle 36.5% 77.9% 41.3% 2.1x
17   Brown Thrasher 16.2% 77.9% 61.6% 4.8x
18   American Goldfinch 43.2% 75.2% 32.0% 1.7x
19   Great Crested Flycatcher 47.8% 72.6% 24.8% 1.5x
20   Pine Warbler 38.7% 72.6% 33.9% 1.9x
21   Eastern Phoebe 33.6% 72.6% 39.0% 2.2x
22   Mallard 30.0% 72.6% 42.6% 2.4x
23   Downy Woodpecker 39.0% 71.7% 32.7% 1.8x
24   Barn Swallow 31.0% 71.7% 40.7% 2.3x
25   Green Heron 10.2% 71.7% 61.5% 7.1x
26   House Finch 26.8% 70.8% 44.0% 2.6x
27   Red-eyed Vireo 51.2% 69.9% 18.7% 1.4x
28   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.3% 69.9% 38.6% 2.2x
29   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.2% 68.1% 37.9% 2.3x
30   Eastern Bluebird 49.3% 66.4% 17.1% 1.3x
31   Common Yellowthroat 40.5% 66.4% 25.9% 1.6x
32   Northern Parula 36.0% 66.4% 30.4% 1.8x
33   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.3% 66.4% 43.1% 2.9x
34   European Starling 22.3% 66.4% 44.1% 3.0x
35   Mourning Dove 49.2% 62.8% 13.6% 1.3x
36   Blue Jay 44.3% 61.9% 17.7% 1.4x
37   American Redstart 22.3% 56.6% 34.4% 2.5x
38   Yellow-rumped Warbler 10.9% 54.0% 43.1% 5.0x
39   Great Blue Heron 47.9% 53.1% 5.2% 1.1x
40   Fish Crow 33.0% 53.1% 20.1% 1.6x
41   Acadian Flycatcher 26.6% 48.7% 22.1% 1.8x
42   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.7% 46.9% 11.2% 1.3x
43   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.4% 46.9% 32.5% 3.3x
44   Black-and-white Warbler 15.2% 45.1% 30.0% 3.0x
45   Chimney Swift 28.7% 43.4% 14.7% 1.5x
46   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 41.6% 2.2% 1.1x
47   Blackpoll Warbler 7.2% 35.4% 28.2% 4.9x
48   Northern Waterthrush 7.1% 33.6% 26.6% 4.8x
49   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 32.7% 0.8% 1.0x
50   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 18.9% 32.7% 13.8% 1.7x
51   Killdeer 19.9% 31.9% 12.0% 1.6x
52   Spotted Sandpiper 16.1% 31.0% 14.9% 1.9x
53   House Sparrow 3.1% 31.0% 27.9% 10.1x
54   Summer Tanager 37.9% 29.2% 8.7% 0.8x
55   Cedar Waxwing 12.9% 29.2% 16.3% 2.3x
56   Belted Kingfisher 11.8% 28.3% 16.5% 2.4x
57   House Wren 9.0% 28.3% 19.3% 3.1x
58   Northern Flicker 9.1% 24.8% 15.7% 2.7x
59   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 23.9% 2.5% 0.9x
60   Yellow Warbler 7.7% 23.9% 16.2% 3.1x
61   Purple Martin 10.0% 23.0% 13.1% 2.3x
62   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 22.1% 0.4% 1.0x
63   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 17.7% 1.7% 0.9x
64   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.4% 17.7% 16.3% 12.3x
65   Canada Warbler 0.3% 17.7% 17.4% 58.7x
66   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 14.2% 13.1% 0.5x
67   Ovenbird 18.8% 14.2% 4.6% 0.8x
68   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 14.2% 6.5% 1.8x
69   Cooper's Hawk 2.6% 14.2% 11.5% 5.4x
70   Wood Thrush 14.2% 12.4% 1.8% 0.9x
71   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 12.4% 0.3% 1.0x
72   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 11.5% 0.4% 1.0x
73   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 10.6% 2.6% 1.3x
74   Rock Pigeon 6.5% 10.6% 4.1% 1.6x
75   Black Vulture 21.3% 9.7% 11.5% 0.5x
76   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 8.8% 5.3% 0.6x
77   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 8.8% 1.3% 1.2x
78   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 8.0% 0.4% 1.0x
79   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 8.0% 1.5% 1.2x
80   Indigo Bunting 45.2% 7.1% 38.1% 0.2x
81   Magnolia Warbler 3.6% 7.1% 3.4% 1.9x
82   Blue Grosbeak 23.5% 6.2% 17.3% 0.3x
83   Osprey 15.6% 6.2% 9.4% 0.4x
84   Tree Swallow 13.2% 6.2% 7.0% 0.5x
85   Barred Owl 8.1% 6.2% 1.9% 0.8x
86   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 6.2% 3.9% 2.7x
87   Double-crested Cormorant 19.2% 4.4% 14.7% 0.2x
88   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 4.4% 7.7% 0.4x
89   Veery 3.5% 4.4% 0.9% 1.3x
90   Palm Warbler 0.9% 4.4% 3.6% 5.1x
91   Bald Eagle 10.5% 3.5% 6.9% 0.3x
92   crow sp. 1.8% 3.5% 1.8% 2.0x
93   Bay-breasted Warbler 0.4% 3.5% 3.1% 8.1x
94   Orchard Oriole 15.4% 2.7% 12.7% 0.2x
95   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.9% 2.7% 12.3% 0.2x
96   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.1% 2.7% 8.5% 0.2x
97   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 2.7% 8.5% 0.2x
98   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.5% 2.7% 3.8% 0.4x
99   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 2.7% 1.2% 1.8x
100   Least Sandpiper 5.3% 1.8% 3.5% 0.3x
101   swallow sp. 1.2% 1.8% 0.6% 1.5x
102   Pine Siskin 0.9% 1.8% 0.9% 2.0x
103   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 1.8% 1.0% 2.2x
104   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.6% 1.8% 1.2% 3.1x
105   Prothonotary Warbler 16.6% 0.9% 15.7% 0.1x
106   Cliff Swallow 5.6% 0.9% 4.7% 0.2x
107   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 0.9% 1.1% 0.5x
108   Mississippi Kite 1.9% 0.9% 1.0% 0.5x
109   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 0.9% 0.2% 0.8x
110   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 0.9% 0.1% 0.9x
111   duck sp. 0.5% 0.9% 0.3% 1.6x
112   Gray-cheeked Thrush 0.5% 0.9% 0.4% 1.7x
113   Mute Swan 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 2.4x
114   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.3% 0.9% 0.6% 3.0x
115   Blue-winged Warbler 0.3% 0.9% 0.6% 3.2x
116   new world sparrow sp. 0.2% 0.9% 0.7% 4.3x
117   Tricolored Heron 0.1% 0.9% 0.8% 10.1x
118   American Black Duck 0.0% 0.9% 0.8% 22.3x
119   Nashville Warbler 0.0% 0.9% 0.9% 27.9x