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Top Birds at North Carolina Botanical Garden in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 154 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at North Carolina Botanical Garden 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 79.2% 95.5% 16.2% 1.2x
2   Tufted Titmouse 64.4% 91.6% 27.2% 1.4x
3   Carolina Wren 69.8% 89.0% 19.2% 1.3x
4   Carolina Chickadee 60.2% 83.8% 23.5% 1.4x
5   Red-bellied Woodpecker 54.9% 77.3% 22.4% 1.4x
6   Acadian Flycatcher 26.2% 70.8% 44.6% 2.7x
7   Red-eyed Vireo 51.2% 68.8% 17.6% 1.3x
8   Downy Woodpecker 38.9% 68.8% 29.9% 1.8x
9   American Crow 56.5% 67.5% 11.0% 1.2x
10   Blue Jay 44.2% 61.0% 16.8% 1.4x
11   Summer Tanager 37.5% 60.4% 22.9% 1.6x
12   Louisiana Waterthrush 6.7% 57.8% 51.1% 8.6x
13   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.2% 56.5% 33.2% 2.4x
14   Northern Parula 36.0% 55.8% 19.8% 1.5x
15   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.4% 53.2% 21.9% 1.7x
16   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 52.6% 3.9% 0.9x
17   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 50.6% 1.3% 1.0x
18   Great Crested Flycatcher 47.9% 50.6% 2.7% 1.1x
19   House Finch 26.9% 49.4% 22.4% 1.8x
20   American Goldfinch 43.5% 47.4% 3.9% 1.1x
21   Pine Warbler 39.0% 44.2% 5.2% 1.1x
22   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 40.9% 3.2% 1.1x
23   American Robin 38.0% 39.0% 1.0% 1.0x
24   Hooded Warbler 10.7% 37.7% 26.9% 3.5x
25   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 35.7% 5.2% 1.2x
26   Chipping Sparrow 37.3% 29.2% 8.1% 0.8x
27   Gray Catbird 31.4% 27.9% 3.4% 0.9x
28   Ovenbird 18.6% 27.9% 9.3% 1.5x
29   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.5% 27.9% 13.4% 1.9x
30   Turkey Vulture 39.6% 22.1% 17.6% 0.6x
31   Mourning Dove 49.6% 21.4% 28.2% 0.4x
32   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 21.4% 0.3% 1.0x
33   Wood Thrush 14.1% 21.4% 7.3% 1.5x
34   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 18.8% 0.2% 1.0x
35   Eastern Phoebe 34.1% 18.2% 16.0% 0.5x
36   Chimney Swift 29.0% 18.2% 10.8% 0.6x
37   Swainson's Thrush 6.3% 18.2% 11.9% 2.9x
38   Common Grackle 37.2% 16.9% 20.3% 0.5x
39   White-eyed Vireo 32.1% 16.2% 15.9% 0.5x
40   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 16.2% 4.2% 1.3x
41   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 15.6% 3.8% 0.8x
42   Common Yellowthroat 41.1% 13.0% 28.1% 0.3x
43   Indigo Bunting 45.3% 11.0% 34.2% 0.2x
44   Brown Thrasher 16.9% 11.0% 5.8% 0.7x
45   Brown-headed Cowbird 36.1% 9.1% 27.0% 0.3x
46   Fish Crow 33.5% 7.8% 25.7% 0.2x
47   European Starling 22.9% 7.8% 15.1% 0.3x
48   American Redstart 22.7% 7.8% 15.0% 0.3x
49   Black Vulture 21.3% 7.8% 13.5% 0.4x
50   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 7.8% 3.5% 0.7x
51   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 7.8% 0.5% 0.9x
52   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 7.8% 0.3% 1.0x
53   Northern Mockingbird 31.6% 7.1% 24.5% 0.2x
54   Black-and-white Warbler 15.5% 6.5% 9.0% 0.4x
55   Great Blue Heron 48.5% 5.8% 42.7% 0.1x
56   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 5.2% 6.9% 0.4x
57   Song Sparrow 14.3% 4.5% 9.7% 0.3x
58   Northern Flicker 9.3% 4.5% 4.7% 0.5x
59   Veery 3.5% 4.5% 1.0% 1.3x
60   Pine Siskin 0.8% 4.5% 3.7% 5.5x
61   Barred Owl 8.1% 3.2% 4.9% 0.4x
62   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 3.2% 0.5% 1.2x
63   House Wren 9.3% 1.9% 7.3% 0.2x
64   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 1.9% 1.7% 0.5x
65   Blue Grosbeak 23.6% 1.3% 22.3% 0.1x
66   Yellow-throated Warbler 15.0% 1.3% 13.7% 0.1x
67   Red-tailed Hawk 14.2% 1.3% 12.9% 0.1x
68   Cedar Waxwing 13.1% 1.3% 11.8% 0.1x
69   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.3% 1.3% 10.0% 0.1x
70   Prairie Warbler 7.8% 1.3% 6.5% 0.2x
71   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 1.3% 1.1% 0.5x
72   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.6% 1.3% 0.7% 2.3x
73   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.3% 1.3% 1.0% 4.0x
74   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.7% 0.6% 33.0% 0.0x
75   Eastern Kingbird 26.7% 0.6% 26.1% 0.0x
76   Orchard Oriole 15.4% 0.6% 14.8% 0.0x
77   Yellow Warbler 8.0% 0.6% 7.3% 0.1x
78   Northern Waterthrush 7.4% 0.6% 6.7% 0.1x
79   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.5% 0.6% 5.8% 0.1x
80   House Sparrow 3.3% 0.6% 2.7% 0.2x
81   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 0.6% 1.3% 0.3x
82   crow sp. 1.8% 0.6% 1.2% 0.4x
83   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.6% 0.6% 1.0% 0.4x
84   Worm-eating Warbler 1.2% 0.6% 0.5% 0.6x
85   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 0.6% 0.2% 0.7x
86   Willow Flycatcher 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 2.3x
87   Merlin 0.2% 0.6% 0.5% 3.7x
88   Catharus sp. 0.2% 0.6% 0.5% 3.9x
89   Dark-eyed Junco 0.0% 0.6% 0.6% 16.3x