Bird Finder

Top Birds at NCSU Experimental Farm in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 29 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at NCSU Experimental Farm 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   Eastern Meadowlark 8.2% 58.6% 50.4% 7.2x
2   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 55.2% 23.9% 1.8x
3   Mourning Dove 49.3% 48.3% 1.0% 1.0x
4   Barn Swallow 31.3% 48.3% 17.0% 1.5x
5   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 44.8% 4.6% 0.9x
6   European Starling 22.7% 41.4% 18.7% 1.8x
7   Rock Pigeon 6.5% 41.4% 34.9% 6.4x
8   Canada Goose 42.3% 37.9% 4.4% 0.9x
9   Blue Grosbeak 23.3% 37.9% 14.6% 1.6x
10   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 31.0% 48.5% 0.4x
11   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 31.0% 8.4% 0.8x
12   Fish Crow 33.2% 31.0% 2.2% 0.9x
13   Grasshopper Sparrow 2.8% 31.0% 28.2% 11.0x
14   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 27.6% 17.3% 0.6x
15   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 27.6% 8.2% 0.8x
16   Chimney Swift 28.8% 27.6% 1.2% 1.0x
17   Killdeer 20.0% 27.6% 7.6% 1.4x
18   Common Grackle 36.9% 24.1% 12.8% 0.7x
19   Red-winged Blackbird 27.1% 24.1% 3.0% 0.9x
20   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 24.1% 2.3% 0.9x
21   Bobolink 3.0% 24.1% 21.1% 8.1x
22   Loggerhead Shrike 0.5% 24.1% 23.6% 46.4x
23   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 20.7% 44.1% 0.3x
24   American Crow 56.8% 20.7% 36.1% 0.4x
25   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 20.7% 12.6% 0.6x
26   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 17.2% 38.0% 0.3x
27   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 17.2% 20.0% 0.5x
28   Song Sparrow 14.1% 17.2% 3.1% 1.2x
29   Tree Swallow 13.1% 17.2% 4.1% 1.3x
30   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.1% 13.8% 34.3% 0.3x
31   Black Vulture 21.2% 13.8% 7.4% 0.7x
32   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 13.8% 3.0% 0.8x
33   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 13.8% 0.8% 1.1x
34   Carolina Wren 70.2% 10.3% 59.8% 0.1x
35   Carolina Chickadee 60.6% 10.3% 50.3% 0.2x
36   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 10.3% 46.2% 0.2x
37   Great Blue Heron 48.1% 10.3% 37.7% 0.2x
38   American Robin 38.1% 10.3% 27.7% 0.3x
39   Eastern Towhee 37.9% 10.3% 27.5% 0.3x
40   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 10.3% 3.7% 0.7x
41   Blue Jay 44.5% 6.9% 37.6% 0.2x
42   American Goldfinch 43.6% 6.9% 36.7% 0.2x
43   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 6.9% 33.9% 0.2x
44   Northern Parula 36.3% 6.9% 29.5% 0.2x
45   Spotted Sandpiper 16.3% 6.9% 9.4% 0.4x
46   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 6.9% 8.4% 0.5x
47   Purple Martin 10.1% 6.9% 3.2% 0.7x
48   Northern Flicker 9.2% 6.9% 2.3% 0.7x
49   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 6.9% 5.7% 5.7x
50   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 6.9% 5.9% 7.2x
51   Red-eyed Vireo 51.5% 3.4% 48.1% 0.1x
52   Pine Warbler 39.1% 3.4% 35.6% 0.1x
53   Summer Tanager 37.9% 3.4% 34.4% 0.1x
54   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 3.4% 30.6% 0.1x
55   White-eyed Vireo 32.0% 3.4% 28.5% 0.1x
56   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 3.4% 28.2% 0.1x
57   American Redstart 22.6% 3.4% 19.2% 0.2x
58   Double-crested Cormorant 19.1% 3.4% 15.6% 0.2x
59   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.1% 3.4% 15.6% 0.2x
60   Osprey 15.5% 3.4% 12.1% 0.2x
61   Wood Duck 12.8% 3.4% 9.3% 0.3x
62   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 3.4% 8.6% 0.3x
63   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.1% 3.4% 7.6% 0.3x
64   Green Heron 10.7% 3.4% 7.3% 0.3x
65   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 3.4% 4.6% 0.4x
66   Bank Swallow 1.2% 3.4% 2.2% 2.8x
67   American Kestrel 0.8% 3.4% 2.7% 4.5x
68   Northern Harrier 0.4% 3.4% 3.1% 9.1x
69   Red-breasted Merganser 0.2% 3.4% 3.2% 15.6x
70   Short-billed Dowitcher 0.2% 3.4% 3.3% 19.0x
71   Merlin 0.2% 3.4% 3.3% 19.9x
72   Dickcissel 0.1% 3.4% 3.4% 48.6x
73   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 3.4% 3.4% 54.7x
74   Swallow-tailed Kite 0.0% 3.4% 3.4% 145.8x
75   Sora 0.0% 3.4% 3.4% 218.7x