Bird Finder

Top Birds at Falls Lake--Dam 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 Falls Lake--Dam 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% 56.7% 22.8% 0.7x
2   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 56.7% 8.7% 1.2x
3   Carolina Wren 70.1% 50.0% 20.1% 0.7x
4   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 46.7% 2.8% 0.9x
5   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 46.7% 7.3% 1.2x
6   Osprey 15.4% 46.7% 31.3% 3.0x
7   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 43.3% 21.5% 0.7x
8   Carolina Chickadee 60.6% 40.0% 20.6% 0.7x
9   American Robin 38.0% 40.0% 2.0% 1.1x
10   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 40.0% 2.8% 1.1x
11   American Crow 56.7% 36.7% 20.1% 0.6x
12   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 36.7% 19.8% 0.6x
13   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 36.7% 31.2% 6.7x
14   Mourning Dove 49.3% 33.3% 16.0% 0.7x
15   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 30.0% 25.2% 0.5x
16   Summer Tanager 37.8% 30.0% 7.8% 0.8x
17   Common Grackle 36.9% 30.0% 6.9% 0.8x
18   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 30.0% 3.3% 0.9x
19   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 30.0% 10.6% 1.6x
20   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 30.0% 11.0% 1.6x
21   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 26.7% 21.4% 0.6x
22   Pine Warbler 39.0% 26.7% 12.4% 0.7x
23   Barn Swallow 31.3% 26.7% 4.7% 0.9x
24   Black Vulture 21.1% 26.7% 5.5% 1.3x
25   Red-eyed Vireo 51.5% 23.3% 28.1% 0.5x
26   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 23.3% 21.6% 0.5x
27   Blue Jay 44.5% 23.3% 21.2% 0.5x
28   American Goldfinch 43.6% 23.3% 20.2% 0.5x
29   House Finch 27.2% 23.3% 3.8% 0.9x
30   Rock Pigeon 6.5% 23.3% 16.8% 3.6x
31   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 20.0% 17.8% 0.5x
32   Northern Parula 36.3% 20.0% 16.3% 0.6x
33   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 20.0% 15.8% 0.6x
34   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 20.0% 14.0% 0.6x
35   Fish Crow 33.3% 20.0% 13.3% 0.6x
36   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 20.0% 3.7% 0.8x
37   Ovenbird 18.7% 20.0% 1.3% 1.1x
38   Canada Goose 42.4% 16.7% 25.7% 0.4x
39   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 16.7% 24.1% 0.4x
40   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 16.7% 22.6% 0.4x
41   White-eyed Vireo 32.0% 16.7% 15.3% 0.5x
42   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 16.7% 15.0% 0.5x
43   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 16.7% 14.7% 0.5x
44   Gray Catbird 31.4% 16.7% 14.7% 0.5x
45   Chimney Swift 28.9% 16.7% 12.2% 0.6x
46   American Redstart 22.6% 16.7% 5.9% 0.7x
47   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 16.7% 4.7% 1.4x
48   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 13.3% 17.3% 0.4x
49   Mallard 30.4% 13.3% 17.1% 0.4x
50   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 13.3% 13.4% 0.5x
51   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 13.3% 10.0% 0.6x
52   Killdeer 20.0% 13.3% 6.7% 0.7x
53   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 13.3% 2.1% 0.9x
54   Orchard Oriole 15.2% 13.3% 1.9% 0.9x
55   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 13.3% 1.4% 0.9x
56   Wood Thrush 14.2% 13.3% 0.9% 0.9x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 13.3% 0.7% 0.9x
58   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.1% 13.3% 2.3% 1.2x
59   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 10.0% 16.4% 0.4x
60   European Starling 22.7% 10.0% 12.7% 0.4x
61   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 10.0% 11.7% 0.5x
62   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 10.0% 6.8% 0.6x
63   Tree Swallow 13.2% 10.0% 3.2% 0.8x
64   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 10.0% 1.1% 0.9x
65   Northern Flicker 9.2% 10.0% 0.8% 1.1x
66   Barred Owl 8.1% 10.0% 1.9% 1.2x
67   Common Loon 0.4% 10.0% 9.6% 23.1x
68   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 6.7% 20.5% 0.2x
69   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 6.7% 9.8% 0.4x
70   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 6.7% 8.2% 0.4x
71   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 6.7% 5.5% 0.5x
72   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 6.7% 4.6% 0.6x
73   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 6.7% 4.5% 0.6x
74   House Wren 9.2% 6.7% 2.5% 0.7x
75   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 6.7% 0.8% 0.9x
76   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 6.7% 3.9% 2.4x
77   Palm Warbler 0.9% 6.7% 5.8% 7.6x
78   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 6.7% 5.8% 7.8x
79   Spotted Sandpiper 16.3% 3.3% 12.9% 0.2x
80   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 3.3% 9.7% 0.3x
81   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 3.3% 8.7% 0.3x
82   Purple Martin 10.1% 3.3% 6.7% 0.3x
83   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 3.3% 4.7% 0.4x
84   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 3.3% 4.5% 0.4x
85   White-throated Sparrow 7.6% 3.3% 4.2% 0.4x
86   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 3.3% 4.0% 0.5x
87   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 3.3% 3.1% 0.5x
88   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 3.3% 3.1% 0.5x
89   Field Sparrow 3.7% 3.3% 0.4% 0.9x
90   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 3.3% 0.3% 0.9x
91   House Sparrow 3.3% 3.3% 0.0% 1.0x
92   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 3.3% 1.0% 1.4x
93   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 3.3% 1.4% 1.7x
94   Mississippi Kite 1.9% 3.3% 1.4% 1.7x
95   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 3.3% 1.5% 1.8x
96   crow sp. 1.8% 3.3% 1.5% 1.9x
97   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 3.3% 2.4% 3.5x
98   Pine Siskin 0.9% 3.3% 2.5% 3.8x
99   Canada Warbler 0.4% 3.3% 2.9% 7.4x
100   Northern Bobwhite 0.3% 3.3% 3.0% 9.8x
101   Red-breasted Merganser 0.2% 3.3% 3.1% 15.1x
102   Least Flycatcher 0.0% 3.3% 3.3% 70.5x