Bird Finder

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

based on 17 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Wheeler 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 79.5% 64.7% 14.7% 0.8x
2   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 64.7% 0.0% 1.0x
3   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 64.7% 16.7% 1.3x
4   Mallard 30.3% 64.7% 34.4% 2.1x
5   Eastern Kingbird 26.3% 58.8% 32.5% 2.2x
6   Carolina Wren 70.1% 52.9% 17.1% 0.8x
7   American Crow 56.7% 52.9% 3.7% 0.9x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 52.9% 2.2% 1.0x
9   Canada Goose 42.3% 52.9% 10.6% 1.3x
10   Fish Crow 33.2% 52.9% 19.7% 1.6x
11   Barn Swallow 31.3% 52.9% 21.7% 1.7x
12   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 47.1% 13.5% 0.8x
13   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 47.1% 7.6% 1.2x
14   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 41.2% 10.2% 0.8x
15   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 41.2% 6.8% 0.9x
16   Gray Catbird 31.3% 41.2% 9.9% 1.3x
17   Chimney Swift 28.8% 41.2% 12.4% 1.4x
18   Blue Jay 44.5% 35.3% 9.2% 0.8x
19   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 35.3% 4.0% 0.9x
20   Pine Warbler 39.0% 35.3% 3.7% 0.9x
21   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 35.3% 1.3% 1.0x
22   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 35.3% 4.7% 1.2x
23   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 35.3% 16.3% 1.9x
24   Mourning Dove 49.3% 29.4% 19.9% 0.6x
25   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 29.4% 11.3% 0.7x
26   Common Grackle 36.9% 29.4% 7.5% 0.8x
27   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 29.4% 2.5% 0.9x
28   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 29.4% 2.2% 0.9x
29   Acadian Flycatcher 26.7% 29.4% 2.7% 1.1x
30   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 29.4% 5.8% 1.2x
31   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 29.4% 23.9% 5.4x
32   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 23.5% 32.9% 0.4x
33   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 23.5% 25.9% 0.5x
34   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 23.5% 21.4% 0.5x
35   American Goldfinch 43.5% 23.5% 20.0% 0.5x
36   Summer Tanager 37.8% 23.5% 14.3% 0.6x
37   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 23.5% 13.7% 0.6x
38   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 23.5% 9.8% 0.7x
39   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 23.5% 0.2% 1.0x
40   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 23.5% 6.7% 1.4x
41   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.0% 23.5% 11.5% 2.0x
42   American Robin 38.0% 17.6% 20.4% 0.5x
43   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 17.6% 20.2% 0.5x
44   Northern Parula 36.3% 17.6% 18.7% 0.5x
45   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 17.6% 13.7% 0.6x
46   Ovenbird 18.7% 17.6% 1.1% 0.9x
47   Spotted Sandpiper 16.2% 17.6% 1.4% 1.1x
48   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 17.6% 2.2% 1.1x
49   Wood Thrush 14.2% 17.6% 3.4% 1.2x
50   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 17.6% 3.6% 1.3x
51   Wood Duck 12.7% 17.6% 4.9% 1.4x
52   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 17.6% 5.7% 1.5x
53   Bald Eagle 10.4% 17.6% 7.3% 1.7x
54   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 11.8% 24.1% 0.3x
55   House Finch 27.2% 11.8% 15.4% 0.4x
56   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 11.8% 15.4% 0.4x
57   Black Vulture 21.2% 11.8% 9.4% 0.6x
58   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 11.8% 4.7% 0.7x
59   Orchard Oriole 15.2% 11.8% 3.5% 0.8x
60   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 11.8% 2.9% 0.8x
61   Tree Swallow 13.2% 11.8% 1.4% 0.9x
62   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 11.8% 0.5% 1.0x
63   Purple Martin 10.1% 11.8% 1.7% 1.2x
64   Northern Flicker 9.2% 11.8% 2.5% 1.3x
65   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 11.8% 4.5% 1.6x
66   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 11.8% 5.2% 1.8x
67   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.1% 11.8% 8.6% 3.8x
68   Great Egret 2.3% 11.8% 9.4% 5.0x
69   Semipalmated Plover 2.3% 11.8% 9.4% 5.1x
70   White-rumped Sandpiper 0.9% 11.8% 10.9% 13.3x
71   European Starling 22.7% 5.9% 16.8% 0.3x
72   American Redstart 22.6% 5.9% 16.7% 0.3x
73   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 5.9% 15.8% 0.3x
74   Killdeer 20.0% 5.9% 14.1% 0.3x
75   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 5.9% 13.5% 0.3x
76   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 5.9% 13.2% 0.3x
77   Osprey 15.5% 5.9% 9.6% 0.4x
78   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 5.9% 8.9% 0.4x
79   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 5.9% 6.2% 0.5x
80   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 5.9% 5.2% 0.5x
81   Green Heron 10.7% 5.9% 4.8% 0.5x
82   Eastern Meadowlark 8.3% 5.9% 2.4% 0.7x
83   Barred Owl 8.1% 5.9% 2.2% 0.7x
84   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 5.9% 1.8% 0.8x
85   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 5.9% 1.6% 0.8x
86   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 5.9% 1.4% 0.8x
87   Least Sandpiper 5.2% 5.9% 0.6% 1.1x
88   Bobolink 3.0% 5.9% 2.8% 1.9x
89   Grasshopper Sparrow 2.9% 5.9% 3.0% 2.0x
90   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 5.9% 4.0% 3.1x
91   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 5.9% 4.0% 3.2x
92   Bank Swallow 1.2% 5.9% 4.7% 4.8x
93   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 5.9% 4.7% 4.8x
94   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 5.9% 4.9% 6.1x
95   Dunlin 0.6% 5.9% 5.3% 9.8x
96   Loggerhead Shrike 0.6% 5.9% 5.3% 10.4x
97   Black-bellied Plover 0.2% 5.9% 5.7% 28.7x
98   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 5.9% 5.8% 93.4x
99   Forster's Tern 0.0% 5.9% 5.8% 124.5x