Bird Finder

Top Birds at Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 13 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 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   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 84.6% 19.9% 1.3x
2   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 84.6% 35.2% 1.7x
3   Great Blue Heron 47.9% 84.6% 36.7% 1.8x
4   Chipping Sparrow 37.1% 84.6% 47.5% 2.3x
5   Osprey 15.4% 84.6% 69.2% 5.5x
6   Carolina Wren 70.0% 76.9% 6.9% 1.1x
7   Mourning Dove 49.3% 76.9% 27.6% 1.6x
8   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 76.9% 46.4% 2.5x
9   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 76.9% 57.9% 4.1x
10   Pine Warbler 39.0% 69.2% 30.2% 1.8x
11   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.6% 69.2% 47.6% 3.2x
12   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.7% 69.2% 54.5% 4.7x
13   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 69.2% 58.1% 6.2x
14   American Crow 56.7% 61.5% 4.9% 1.1x
15   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 61.5% 5.1% 1.1x
16   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 61.5% 10.1% 1.2x
17   Indigo Bunting 44.8% 61.5% 16.7% 1.4x
18   Blue Jay 44.4% 61.5% 17.1% 1.4x
19   American Goldfinch 43.5% 61.5% 18.0% 1.4x
20   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 61.5% 23.8% 1.6x
21   Fish Crow 33.2% 61.5% 28.3% 1.9x
22   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 61.5% 30.2% 2.0x
23   Barn Swallow 31.3% 61.5% 30.3% 2.0x
24   Orchard Oriole 15.2% 61.5% 46.3% 4.1x
25   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 53.8% 25.6% 0.7x
26   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 53.8% 6.7% 0.9x
27   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 53.8% 5.9% 1.1x
28   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 53.8% 13.1% 1.3x
29   Common Grackle 36.9% 53.8% 16.9% 1.5x
30   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 53.8% 18.1% 1.5x
31   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 53.8% 27.5% 2.0x
32   Blue Grosbeak 23.3% 53.8% 30.5% 2.3x
33   Prothonotary Warbler 16.4% 53.8% 37.4% 3.3x
34   Bald Eagle 10.4% 53.8% 43.5% 5.2x
35   Northern Flicker 9.2% 53.8% 44.7% 5.9x
36   Blackpoll Warbler 7.4% 53.8% 46.4% 7.3x
37   American Redstart 22.5% 46.2% 23.6% 2.0x
38   Killdeer 20.0% 46.2% 26.2% 2.3x
39   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 46.2% 38.5% 6.0x
40   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 38.5% 1.0% 1.0x
41   Summer Tanager 37.8% 38.5% 0.7% 1.0x
42   Northern Parula 36.3% 38.5% 2.2% 1.1x
43   Eastern Phoebe 33.9% 38.5% 4.5% 1.1x
44   Ovenbird 18.7% 38.5% 19.7% 2.1x
45   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.2% 38.5% 27.2% 3.4x
46   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 30.8% 24.4% 0.6x
47   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 30.8% 8.5% 0.8x
48   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 30.8% 1.2% 1.0x
49   Gray Catbird 31.3% 30.8% 0.5% 1.0x
50   Chimney Swift 28.8% 30.8% 1.9% 1.1x
51   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 30.8% 11.8% 1.6x
52   Spotted Sandpiper 16.2% 30.8% 14.6% 1.9x
53   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.0% 30.8% 19.7% 2.8x
54   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 23.1% 10.2% 0.7x
55   Mallard 30.4% 23.1% 7.3% 0.8x
56   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 23.1% 0.6% 1.0x
57   Black Vulture 21.2% 23.1% 1.9% 1.1x
58   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 23.1% 7.7% 1.5x
59   Wood Duck 12.7% 23.1% 10.4% 1.8x
60   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.0% 23.1% 11.0% 1.9x
61   Yellow Warbler 7.8% 23.1% 15.2% 2.9x
62   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 23.1% 15.8% 3.2x
63   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 23.1% 21.3% 12.7x
64   Wild Turkey 1.4% 23.1% 21.7% 16.2x
65   House Finch 27.2% 15.4% 11.8% 0.6x
66   Tree Swallow 13.2% 15.4% 2.2% 1.2x
67   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 15.4% 4.3% 1.4x
68   Purple Martin 10.1% 15.4% 5.3% 1.5x
69   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 15.4% 7.1% 1.9x
70   Field Sparrow 3.7% 15.4% 11.7% 4.1x
71   Bobolink 3.0% 15.4% 12.4% 5.1x
72   Canada Goose 42.4% 7.7% 34.7% 0.2x
73   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 7.7% 24.0% 0.2x
74   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 7.7% 19.1% 0.3x
75   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 7.7% 11.7% 0.4x
76   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 7.7% 5.3% 0.6x
77   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 7.7% 4.4% 0.6x
78   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 7.7% 0.2% 1.0x
79   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 7.7% 1.2% 1.2x
80   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 7.7% 1.3% 1.2x
81   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 7.7% 2.2% 1.4x
82   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 7.7% 5.0% 2.8x
83   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 7.7% 5.3% 3.3x
84   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 7.7% 6.2% 5.1x
85   Palm Warbler 0.9% 7.7% 6.8% 8.6x
86   Pine Siskin 0.9% 7.7% 6.8% 8.9x
87   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 7.7% 7.2% 14.4x
88   Eastern Whip-poor-will 0.5% 7.7% 7.2% 16.3x
89   Northern Bobwhite 0.3% 7.7% 7.4% 22.7x
90   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.3% 7.7% 7.4% 23.3x
91   Empidonax sp. 0.3% 7.7% 7.4% 28.7x