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Top Birds at Merritt's Pasture in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 30 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Merritt's Pasture 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% 86.7% 7.3% 1.1x
2   Barn Swallow 31.2% 80.0% 48.8% 2.6x
3   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 70.0% 9.5% 1.2x
4   Carolina Wren 70.0% 66.7% 3.4% 1.0x
5   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 66.7% 1.9% 1.0x
6   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 63.3% 14.0% 1.3x
7   Blue Jay 44.4% 63.3% 18.9% 1.4x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.1% 60.0% 4.9% 1.1x
9   Indigo Bunting 44.8% 53.3% 8.5% 1.2x
10   European Starling 22.6% 53.3% 30.7% 2.4x
11   Downy Woodpecker 39.2% 50.0% 10.8% 1.3x
12   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 50.0% 19.5% 1.6x
13   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 46.7% 4.8% 0.9x
14   American Goldfinch 43.5% 46.7% 3.2% 1.1x
15   American Crow 56.7% 43.3% 13.4% 0.8x
16   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 43.3% 3.9% 1.1x
17   Northern Parula 36.3% 43.3% 7.1% 1.2x
18   Eastern Phoebe 33.9% 43.3% 9.4% 1.3x
19   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 43.3% 11.4% 1.4x
20   American Robin 38.0% 40.0% 2.0% 1.1x
21   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 40.0% 2.8% 1.1x
22   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 40.0% 8.4% 1.3x
23   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 36.7% 19.8% 0.6x
24   Mourning Dove 49.3% 36.7% 12.7% 0.7x
25   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 36.7% 3.4% 1.1x
26   House Finch 27.2% 36.7% 9.5% 1.4x
27   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 33.3% 14.7% 0.7x
28   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 33.3% 7.4% 0.8x
29   Chimney Swift 28.8% 33.3% 4.5% 1.2x
30   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 30.0% 7.8% 0.8x
31   Acadian Flycatcher 26.7% 30.0% 3.3% 1.1x
32   Summer Tanager 37.8% 26.7% 11.2% 0.7x
33   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 26.7% 9.2% 0.7x
34   American Redstart 22.6% 26.7% 4.1% 1.2x
35   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 26.7% 5.0% 1.2x
36   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 26.7% 9.9% 1.6x
37   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 26.7% 21.2% 4.9x
38   Pine Warbler 39.1% 23.3% 15.7% 0.6x
39   Gray Catbird 31.3% 23.3% 8.0% 0.7x
40   Black Vulture 21.2% 23.3% 2.2% 1.1x
41   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 23.3% 8.7% 1.6x
42   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 20.0% 3.4% 0.9x
43   Wood Thrush 14.2% 20.0% 5.8% 1.4x
44   Great Blue Heron 48.1% 16.7% 31.4% 0.3x
45   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 16.7% 2.6% 1.2x
46   House Wren 9.2% 16.7% 7.5% 1.8x
47   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 13.3% 18.1% 0.4x
48   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 13.3% 1.2% 1.1x
49   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 13.3% 2.3% 1.2x
50   Fish Crow 33.3% 10.0% 23.3% 0.3x
51   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 10.0% 13.7% 0.4x
52   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 10.0% 5.4% 0.6x
53   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.1% 10.0% 1.1% 0.9x
54   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 6.7% 6.3% 0.5x
55   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 6.7% 1.7% 0.8x
56   Barred Owl 8.1% 6.7% 1.4% 0.8x
57   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 6.7% 1.2% 0.8x
58   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 6.7% 0.9% 0.9x
59   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 6.7% 0.6% 0.9x
60   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 6.7% 0.2% 1.0x
61   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 6.7% 3.9% 2.4x
62   Common Grackle 37.0% 3.3% 33.7% 0.1x
63   Mallard 30.4% 3.3% 27.1% 0.1x
64   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 3.3% 23.9% 0.1x
65   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 3.3% 23.1% 0.1x
66   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 3.3% 16.1% 0.2x
67   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.1% 3.3% 15.7% 0.2x
68   Ovenbird 18.8% 3.3% 15.4% 0.2x
69   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 3.3% 8.7% 0.3x
70   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 3.3% 7.9% 0.3x
71   Green Heron 10.7% 3.3% 7.4% 0.3x
72   Purple Martin 10.1% 3.3% 6.7% 0.3x
73   Northern Flicker 9.2% 3.3% 5.9% 0.4x
74   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 3.3% 4.1% 0.4x
75   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 3.3% 3.1% 0.5x
76   Field Sparrow 3.7% 3.3% 0.4% 0.9x
77   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 3.3% 0.3% 0.9x
78   Veery 3.5% 3.3% 0.2% 0.9x
79   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 3.3% 1.0% 1.4x
80   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 3.3% 2.1% 2.7x
81   swallow sp. 1.2% 3.3% 2.1% 2.8x
82   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 3.3% 2.5% 4.1x
83   vireo sp. 0.1% 3.3% 3.2% 38.4x