Bird Finder

Top Birds at Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 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 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 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   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 52.9% 5.0% 1.1x
2   Summer Tanager 37.8% 52.9% 15.2% 1.4x
3   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 47.1% 9.4% 0.8x
4   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 47.1% 9.9% 1.3x
5   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 41.2% 23.6% 0.6x
6   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 41.2% 10.2% 0.8x
7   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 41.2% 6.8% 0.9x
8   Bald Eagle 10.4% 41.2% 30.8% 4.0x
9   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 35.3% 44.2% 0.4x
10   Carolina Wren 70.1% 35.3% 34.8% 0.5x
11   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 35.3% 25.2% 0.6x
12   American Crow 56.7% 35.3% 21.4% 0.6x
13   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 35.3% 4.1% 0.9x
14   Pine Warbler 39.0% 35.3% 3.7% 0.9x
15   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 29.4% 25.8% 0.5x
16   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 29.4% 20.0% 0.6x
17   American Goldfinch 43.5% 29.4% 14.1% 0.7x
18   Northern Parula 36.3% 29.4% 6.9% 0.8x
19   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 29.4% 1.2% 1.0x
20   Eastern Kingbird 26.4% 29.4% 3.0% 1.1x
21   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 29.4% 10.4% 1.5x
22   Ovenbird 18.7% 29.4% 10.7% 1.6x
23   Osprey 15.5% 29.4% 14.0% 1.9x
24   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.2% 29.4% 18.2% 2.6x
25   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 29.4% 27.6% 16.3x
26   Mourning Dove 49.3% 23.5% 25.8% 0.5x
27   Blue Jay 44.5% 23.5% 20.9% 0.5x
28   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 23.5% 15.7% 0.6x
29   Common Grackle 36.9% 23.5% 13.4% 0.6x
30   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 23.5% 0.1% 1.0x
31   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 23.5% 4.2% 1.2x
32   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 23.5% 8.7% 1.6x
33   Indigo Bunting 44.9% 17.6% 27.2% 0.4x
34   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 17.6% 18.2% 0.5x
35   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 17.6% 15.6% 0.5x
36   Black Vulture 21.2% 17.6% 3.5% 0.8x
37   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 17.6% 0.9% 1.1x
38   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 17.6% 1.2% 1.1x
39   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 17.6% 5.5% 1.5x
40   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 17.6% 6.6% 1.6x
41   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 17.6% 11.2% 2.8x
42   Bonaparte's Gull 0.1% 17.6% 17.5% 172.4x
43   Canada Goose 42.4% 11.8% 30.6% 0.3x
44   Common Yellowthroat 40.8% 11.8% 29.0% 0.3x
45   American Robin 38.0% 11.8% 26.3% 0.3x
46   Fish Crow 33.2% 11.8% 21.5% 0.4x
47   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 11.8% 20.2% 0.4x
48   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 11.8% 19.6% 0.4x
49   Barn Swallow 31.3% 11.8% 19.6% 0.4x
50   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 11.8% 15.0% 0.4x
51   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 11.8% 9.9% 0.5x
52   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 11.8% 7.3% 0.6x
53   Spotted Sandpiper 16.2% 11.8% 4.5% 0.7x
54   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 11.8% 3.7% 0.8x
55   Wood Thrush 14.2% 11.8% 2.4% 0.8x
56   Tree Swallow 13.2% 11.8% 1.4% 0.9x
57   Purple Martin 10.1% 11.8% 1.7% 1.2x
58   Cliff Swallow 5.5% 11.8% 6.2% 2.1x
59   Wild Turkey 1.4% 11.8% 10.3% 8.2x
60   Dunlin 0.6% 11.8% 11.2% 19.9x
61   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 5.9% 28.1% 0.2x
62   Mallard 30.4% 5.9% 24.5% 0.2x
63   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 5.9% 17.5% 0.3x
64   American Redstart 22.6% 5.9% 16.7% 0.3x
65   Killdeer 20.0% 5.9% 14.1% 0.3x
66   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 5.9% 9.4% 0.4x
67   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 5.9% 8.8% 0.4x
68   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 5.9% 6.2% 0.5x
69   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 5.9% 5.3% 0.5x
70   Northern Flicker 9.2% 5.9% 3.3% 0.6x
71   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 5.9% 2.4% 0.7x
72   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 5.9% 2.0% 0.7x
73   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 5.9% 1.8% 0.8x
74   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 5.9% 1.7% 0.8x
75   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 5.9% 1.4% 0.8x
76   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 5.9% 4.4% 3.9x
77   Worm-eating Warbler 1.1% 5.9% 4.7% 5.2x
78   Caspian Tern 1.0% 5.9% 4.9% 6.0x
79   Common Loon 0.4% 5.9% 5.4% 13.1x
80   Laughing Gull 0.3% 5.9% 5.6% 19.2x
81   Western Sandpiper 0.2% 5.9% 5.7% 28.7x
82   Herring Gull 0.1% 5.9% 5.8% 57.5x
83   Willet 0.1% 5.9% 5.8% 93.4x
84   Forster's Tern 0.0% 5.9% 5.8% 124.5x
85   Sterna sp. 0.0% 5.9% 5.8% 149.4x
86   Sanderling 0.0% 5.9% 5.9% 186.7x
87   Common Merganser 0.0% 5.9% 5.9% 746.9x
88   American Avocet 0% 5.9% 5.9%