Bird Finder

Top Birds at Brier Creek Reservoir in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 18 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Brier Creek Reservoir 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   American Crow 56.7% 72.2% 15.6% 1.3x
2   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 61.1% 18.3% 0.8x
3   Mallard 30.3% 55.6% 25.2% 1.8x
4   Carolina Wren 70.1% 50.0% 20.1% 0.7x
5   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 50.0% 14.8% 0.8x
6   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 50.0% 2.0% 1.0x
7   Pine Warbler 39.0% 50.0% 11.0% 1.3x
8   Summer Tanager 37.8% 50.0% 12.2% 1.3x
9   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 50.0% 16.7% 1.5x
10   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 44.4% 5.0% 0.9x
11   American Goldfinch 43.5% 44.4% 0.9% 1.0x
12   American Robin 38.0% 44.4% 6.4% 1.2x
13   Red-winged Blackbird 27.1% 44.4% 17.3% 1.6x
14   Mourning Dove 49.3% 38.9% 10.4% 0.8x
15   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 38.9% 9.1% 0.8x
16   Blue Jay 44.5% 38.9% 5.6% 0.9x
17   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 38.9% 0.5% 1.0x
18   Common Grackle 36.9% 38.9% 2.0% 1.1x
19   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 33.3% 27.2% 0.6x
20   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 33.3% 2.0% 1.1x
21   European Starling 22.7% 33.3% 10.7% 1.5x
22   Bald Eagle 10.4% 33.3% 23.0% 3.2x
23   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 27.8% 10.0% 0.7x
24   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 27.8% 9.4% 0.7x
25   House Finch 27.2% 27.8% 0.6% 1.0x
26   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 22.2% 34.3% 0.4x
27   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 22.2% 33.0% 0.4x
28   Red-eyed Vireo 51.5% 22.2% 29.2% 0.4x
29   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 22.2% 22.7% 0.5x
30   Canada Goose 42.4% 22.2% 20.1% 0.5x
31   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 22.2% 13.6% 0.6x
32   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 22.2% 11.7% 0.7x
33   Fish Crow 33.2% 22.2% 11.0% 0.7x
34   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 22.2% 8.4% 0.7x
35   Killdeer 20.0% 22.2% 2.2% 1.1x
36   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 16.7% 24.1% 0.4x
37   Chimney Swift 28.8% 16.7% 12.2% 0.6x
38   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 16.7% 6.7% 0.7x
39   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 16.7% 2.4% 0.9x
40   Green Heron 10.7% 16.7% 6.0% 1.6x
41   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 11.1% 20.5% 0.4x
42   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 11.1% 12.6% 0.5x
43   Black Vulture 21.2% 11.1% 10.1% 0.5x
44   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 11.1% 0.9% 0.9x
45   Northern Flicker 9.2% 11.1% 1.9% 1.2x
46   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 11.1% 2.8% 1.3x
47   Eastern Meadowlark 8.3% 11.1% 2.8% 1.3x
48   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 11.1% 4.6% 1.7x
49   Wild Turkey 1.4% 11.1% 9.7% 7.8x
50   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 5.6% 33.7% 0.1x
51   Northern Parula 36.3% 5.6% 30.8% 0.2x
52   Barn Swallow 31.4% 5.6% 25.8% 0.2x
53   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 5.6% 21.2% 0.2x
54   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 5.6% 20.9% 0.2x
55   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 5.6% 16.2% 0.3x
56   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 5.6% 13.8% 0.3x
57   Ovenbird 18.8% 5.6% 13.2% 0.3x
58   Spotted Sandpiper 16.2% 5.6% 10.7% 0.3x
59   Osprey 15.5% 5.6% 9.9% 0.4x
60   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 5.6% 9.7% 0.4x
61   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 5.6% 9.3% 0.4x
62   Song Sparrow 14.2% 5.6% 8.6% 0.4x
63   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 5.6% 8.5% 0.4x
64   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 5.6% 6.5% 0.5x
65   Purple Martin 10.1% 5.6% 4.5% 0.6x
66   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 5.6% 2.5% 0.7x
67   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 5.6% 0.0% 1.0x
68   House Sparrow 3.3% 5.6% 2.2% 1.7x
69   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.1% 5.6% 2.4% 1.8x
70   Semipalmated Plover 2.3% 5.6% 3.2% 2.4x
71   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 0.7% 5.6% 4.8% 7.8x
72   Mute Swan 0.4% 5.6% 5.2% 15.3x
73   Ruddy Duck 0.3% 5.6% 5.2% 17.2x