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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 28 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 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% 28.6% 19.5% 0.6x
2   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 25.0% 39.8% 0.4x
3   American Crow 56.7% 25.0% 31.7% 0.4x
4   Blue Jay 44.5% 25.0% 19.5% 0.6x
5   Turkey Vulture 39.5% 25.0% 14.5% 0.6x
6   Osprey 15.5% 25.0% 9.5% 1.6x
7   Bald Eagle 10.4% 25.0% 14.6% 2.4x
8   Carolina Wren 70.1% 21.4% 48.7% 0.3x
9   Carolina Chickadee 60.6% 21.4% 39.2% 0.4x
10   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 21.4% 35.1% 0.4x
11   Red-eyed Vireo 51.5% 21.4% 30.0% 0.4x
12   Pine Warbler 39.1% 21.4% 17.6% 0.5x
13   Common Grackle 37.0% 21.4% 15.5% 0.6x
14   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 21.4% 9.9% 0.7x
15   Barn Swallow 31.3% 21.4% 9.9% 0.7x
16   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 21.4% 2.4% 1.1x
17   Northern Cardinal 79.6% 17.9% 61.7% 0.2x
18   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 17.9% 37.4% 0.3x
19   Eastern Bluebird 49.5% 17.9% 31.6% 0.4x
20   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 17.9% 27.1% 0.4x
21   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 17.9% 21.4% 0.5x
22   Summer Tanager 37.8% 17.9% 20.0% 0.5x
23   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 17.9% 20.0% 0.5x
24   Northern Parula 36.3% 17.9% 18.5% 0.5x
25   Fish Crow 33.3% 17.9% 15.4% 0.5x
26   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 17.9% 12.7% 0.6x
27   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 17.9% 5.8% 0.8x
28   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 17.9% 3.8% 0.8x
29   Prothonotary Warbler 16.4% 17.9% 1.4% 1.1x
30   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.2% 17.9% 6.6% 1.6x
31   Mourning Dove 49.4% 14.3% 35.1% 0.3x
32   American Goldfinch 43.6% 14.3% 29.3% 0.3x
33   Canada Goose 42.4% 14.3% 28.1% 0.3x
34   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 14.3% 26.5% 0.4x
35   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 14.3% 22.9% 0.4x
36   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 14.3% 21.6% 0.4x
37   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 14.3% 19.7% 0.4x
38   White-eyed Vireo 32.0% 14.3% 17.7% 0.4x
39   Gray Catbird 31.4% 14.3% 17.1% 0.5x
40   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 14.3% 12.5% 0.5x
41   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 14.3% 12.1% 0.5x
42   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 14.3% 9.1% 0.6x
43   Black Vulture 21.2% 14.3% 6.9% 0.7x
44   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 14.3% 0.5% 1.0x
45   Wood Thrush 14.2% 14.3% 0.1% 1.0x
46   Northern Flicker 9.2% 14.3% 5.1% 1.6x
47   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 14.3% 8.8% 2.6x
48   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.1% 10.7% 37.3% 0.2x
49   American Robin 38.1% 10.7% 27.4% 0.3x
50   Mallard 30.4% 10.7% 19.7% 0.4x
51   Chimney Swift 28.9% 10.7% 18.1% 0.4x
52   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 10.7% 16.5% 0.4x
53   Killdeer 20.0% 10.7% 9.3% 0.5x
54   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 10.7% 8.3% 0.6x
55   Ovenbird 18.8% 10.7% 8.0% 0.6x
56   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 10.7% 6.1% 0.6x
57   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 10.7% 4.0% 0.7x
58   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 10.7% 3.4% 0.8x
59   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 10.7% 1.4% 0.9x
60   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 10.7% 0.4% 1.0x
61   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.1% 10.7% 0.3% 1.0x
62   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 10.7% 0.3% 1.0x
63   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 10.7% 3.0% 1.4x
64   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 10.7% 8.9% 5.9x
65   Eastern Whip-poor-will 0.5% 10.7% 10.3% 23.4x
66   Red-breasted Merganser 0.2% 10.7% 10.5% 52.3x
67   House Finch 27.2% 7.1% 20.1% 0.3x
68   European Starling 22.7% 7.1% 15.6% 0.3x
69   American Redstart 22.6% 7.1% 15.5% 0.3x
70   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 7.1% 12.3% 0.4x
71   Spotted Sandpiper 16.3% 7.1% 9.1% 0.4x
72   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 7.1% 8.3% 0.5x
73   Song Sparrow 14.2% 7.1% 7.0% 0.5x
74   Tree Swallow 13.2% 7.1% 6.0% 0.5x
75   Wood Duck 12.7% 7.1% 5.6% 0.6x
76   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 7.1% 4.9% 0.6x
77   Eastern Meadowlark 8.3% 7.1% 1.1% 0.9x
78   Barred Owl 8.1% 7.1% 0.9% 0.9x
79   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 7.1% 0.7% 0.9x
80   Field Sparrow 3.7% 7.1% 3.4% 1.9x
81   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 7.1% 4.8% 3.1x
82   Hooded Merganser 1.7% 7.1% 5.5% 4.3x
83   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 7.1% 6.2% 7.5x
84   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 7.1% 6.3% 8.3x
85   Laughing Gull 0.3% 7.1% 6.8% 23.8x
86   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.1% 7.1% 7.0% 60.4x
87   Little Blue Heron 0.1% 7.1% 7.0% 75.5x
88   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 3.6% 29.8% 0.1x
89   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 3.6% 28.1% 0.1x
90   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 3.6% 11.7% 0.2x
91   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 3.6% 9.4% 0.3x
92   Purple Martin 10.1% 3.6% 6.5% 0.4x
93   House Wren 9.2% 3.6% 5.6% 0.4x
94   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 3.6% 4.8% 0.4x
95   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 3.6% 4.5% 0.4x
96   White-throated Sparrow 7.6% 3.6% 4.0% 0.5x
97   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 3.6% 3.9% 0.5x
98   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 3.6% 3.8% 0.5x
99   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 3.6% 2.9% 0.6x
100   Bobolink 3.0% 3.6% 0.5% 1.2x
101   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 3.6% 0.8% 1.3x
102   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 3.6% 1.6% 1.9x
103   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 3.6% 1.7% 1.9x
104   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.6% 3.6% 2.0% 2.3x
105   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 3.6% 2.1% 2.4x
106   Wild Turkey 1.4% 3.6% 2.1% 2.5x
107   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 3.6% 2.3% 2.9x
108   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 3.6% 2.5% 3.2x
109   Caspian Tern 1.0% 3.6% 2.6% 3.6x
110   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.9% 3.6% 2.7% 4.0x
111   Great Horned Owl 0.5% 3.6% 3.1% 7.0x
112   Northern Harrier 0.4% 3.6% 3.2% 9.4x
113   Chuck-will's-widow 0.4% 3.6% 3.2% 10.1x
114   Common Tern 0.3% 3.6% 3.3% 12.2x
115   Merlin 0.2% 3.6% 3.4% 20.6x
116   Bonaparte's Gull 0.1% 3.6% 3.5% 30.2x
117   gull sp. 0.1% 3.6% 3.5% 41.2x
118   Horned Grebe 0.1% 3.6% 3.5% 50.3x
119   Willet 0.1% 3.6% 3.5% 56.6x
120   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 3.6% 3.5% 56.6x
121   Forster's Tern 0.0% 3.6% 3.5% 75.5x
122   Common Merganser 0.0% 3.6% 3.6% 453.1x
123   Peregrine Falcon 0.0% 3.6% 3.6% 453.1x
124   American White Pelican 0.0% 3.6% 3.6% 453.1x