Bird Finder

Top Birds at Schenck Forest in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 206 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Schenck Forest 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 79.3% 89.3% 10.0% 1.1x
2   Chipping Sparrow 36.4% 85.4% 49.1% 2.3x
3   Eastern Bluebird 48.8% 84.0% 35.1% 1.7x
4   Mourning Dove 48.7% 83.5% 34.8% 1.7x
5   Northern Mockingbird 30.6% 77.7% 47.1% 2.5x
6   Tufted Titmouse 64.5% 76.7% 12.2% 1.2x
7   Pine Warbler 38.4% 76.7% 38.3% 2.0x
8   Carolina Chickadee 60.2% 76.2% 16.0% 1.3x
9   Eastern Towhee 37.2% 75.7% 38.6% 2.0x
10   Carolina Wren 70.0% 74.3% 4.3% 1.1x
11   House Finch 26.4% 72.8% 46.4% 2.8x
12   Blue Jay 44.0% 71.8% 27.9% 1.6x
13   American Crow 56.5% 69.9% 13.4% 1.2x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 29.9% 69.9% 40.0% 2.3x
15   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.2% 69.4% 13.2% 1.2x
16   Summer Tanager 37.3% 69.4% 32.1% 1.9x
17   Red-eyed Vireo 51.2% 66.5% 15.3% 1.3x
18   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.0% 66.0% 11.0% 1.2x
19   Indigo Bunting 44.5% 66.0% 21.5% 1.5x
20   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.4% 62.1% 26.8% 1.8x
21   Great Crested Flycatcher 47.8% 60.7% 12.9% 1.3x
22   Canada Goose 42.0% 60.2% 18.2% 1.4x
23   Ovenbird 18.1% 59.7% 41.6% 3.3x
24   American Goldfinch 43.3% 58.3% 15.0% 1.3x
25   Blue Grosbeak 22.8% 56.3% 33.5% 2.5x
26   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32.9% 54.9% 21.9% 1.7x
27   Eastern Kingbird 25.9% 53.4% 27.5% 2.1x
28   Barn Swallow 31.0% 52.9% 22.0% 1.7x
29   Eastern Meadowlark 7.6% 52.4% 44.9% 6.9x
30   Downy Woodpecker 39.1% 50.5% 11.4% 1.3x
31   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.2% 50.5% 29.3% 2.4x
32   Fish Crow 33.0% 49.5% 16.6% 1.5x
33   European Starling 22.3% 49.0% 26.8% 2.2x
34   American Robin 37.9% 46.6% 8.7% 1.2x
35   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 46.1% 1.9% 1.0x
36   Northern Parula 36.1% 46.1% 10.0% 1.3x
37   Common Yellowthroat 40.6% 45.6% 5.0% 1.1x
38   Mallard 30.1% 44.7% 14.5% 1.5x
39   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.3% 44.7% 21.4% 1.9x
40   Killdeer 19.6% 44.2% 24.6% 2.3x
41   Rock Pigeon 6.0% 42.7% 36.8% 7.2x
42   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 40.3% 0.9% 1.0x
43   Orchard Oriole 14.8% 40.3% 25.5% 2.7x
44   Wood Thrush 13.8% 39.3% 25.5% 2.9x
45   Red-tailed Hawk 13.7% 38.8% 25.2% 2.8x
46   Red-headed Woodpecker 10.7% 37.4% 26.7% 3.5x
47   Spotted Sandpiper 15.9% 35.0% 19.0% 2.2x
48   Acadian Flycatcher 26.6% 33.0% 6.4% 1.2x
49   Common Grackle 37.0% 31.6% 5.5% 0.9x
50   Chimney Swift 28.8% 31.1% 2.3% 1.1x
51   Gray Catbird 31.4% 28.6% 2.7% 0.9x
52   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.5% 28.6% 14.2% 2.0x
53   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 28.2% 5.9% 0.8x
54   Black-and-white Warbler 15.2% 28.2% 12.9% 1.9x
55   White-eyed Vireo 32.0% 27.7% 4.3% 0.9x
56   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.0% 27.2% 20.2% 3.9x
57   American Redstart 22.5% 26.7% 4.2% 1.2x
58   Pileated Woodpecker 19.3% 26.7% 7.4% 1.4x
59   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.6% 26.2% 11.6% 1.8x
60   Northern Flicker 8.9% 26.2% 17.3% 2.9x
61   Brown Thrasher 16.7% 25.2% 8.6% 1.5x
62   Double-crested Cormorant 19.0% 23.3% 4.3% 1.2x
63   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 21.8% 2.9% 1.2x
64   Yellow-breasted Chat 10.9% 20.9% 10.0% 1.9x
65   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.8% 19.9% 11.9% 0.6x
66   Solitary Sandpiper 7.8% 19.9% 12.1% 2.5x
67   Purple Martin 9.9% 18.9% 9.0% 1.9x
68   Prairie Warbler 7.6% 18.0% 10.4% 2.4x
69   Cedar Waxwing 12.9% 17.0% 4.1% 1.3x
70   Belted Kingfisher 11.9% 16.5% 4.6% 1.4x
71   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.2% 15.5% 4.3% 1.4x
72   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 15.0% 3.0% 1.2x
73   Barred Owl 8.0% 14.1% 6.1% 1.8x
74   Red-winged Blackbird 27.4% 12.6% 14.8% 0.5x
75   Swainson's Thrush 6.4% 12.1% 5.8% 1.9x
76   Loggerhead Shrike 0.4% 11.2% 10.8% 27.9x
77   Blackpoll Warbler 7.4% 10.7% 3.3% 1.4x
78   Black Vulture 21.3% 9.7% 11.6% 0.5x
79   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 9.7% 2.4% 0.8x
80   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 9.7% 1.4% 1.2x
81   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 9.2% 1.7% 1.2x
82   Song Sparrow 14.2% 8.7% 5.5% 0.6x
83   Great Horned Owl 0.4% 8.7% 8.4% 22.8x
84   Wood Duck 12.8% 8.3% 4.6% 0.6x
85   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 7.3% 0.6% 0.9x
86   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 7.3% 0.0% 1.0x
87   American Kestrel 0.7% 7.3% 6.6% 11.0x
88   Tree Swallow 13.3% 6.8% 6.5% 0.5x
89   Field Sparrow 3.7% 6.8% 3.1% 1.8x
90   Veery 3.5% 6.8% 3.3% 2.0x
91   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 6.3% 3.6% 2.3x
92   Osprey 15.6% 5.8% 9.8% 0.4x
93   Green Heron 10.8% 4.9% 5.9% 0.4x
94   Bald Eagle 10.5% 4.9% 5.6% 0.5x
95   Magnolia Warbler 3.6% 4.9% 1.2% 1.3x
96   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.5% 4.4% 2.1% 0.7x
97   Least Sandpiper 5.3% 3.9% 1.4% 0.7x
98   Bobolink 3.0% 3.9% 0.9% 1.3x
99   Grasshopper Sparrow 2.9% 3.9% 1.0% 1.4x
100   Worm-eating Warbler 1.1% 3.9% 2.8% 3.5x
101   Gray-cheeked Thrush 0.5% 3.9% 3.4% 8.1x
102   Prothonotary Warbler 16.7% 3.4% 13.3% 0.2x
103   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 3.4% 1.1% 1.5x
104   Palm Warbler 0.9% 3.4% 2.5% 4.0x
105   Hooded Warbler 11.2% 2.9% 8.3% 0.3x
106   Semipalmated Sandpiper 3.1% 2.9% 0.2% 0.9x
107   Lesser Yellowlegs 1.4% 2.9% 1.6% 2.2x
108   House Wren 9.3% 2.4% 6.9% 0.3x
109   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.6% 2.4% 0.9% 1.5x
110   Ruddy Duck 0.3% 2.4% 2.1% 8.2x
111   Pine Siskin 0.9% 1.9% 1.1% 2.3x
112   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.6% 1.9% 1.4% 3.5x
113   crow sp. 1.8% 1.5% 0.4% 0.8x
114   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 1.5% 0.1% 1.0x
115   Wild Turkey 1.4% 1.5% 0.0% 1.0x
116   White-crowned Sparrow 0.1% 1.5% 1.3% 10.1x
117   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 1.0% 1.0% 0.5x
118   Greater Yellowlegs 1.3% 1.0% 0.3% 0.8x
119   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 1.0% 0.3% 0.8x
120   swallow sp. 1.2% 1.0% 0.2% 0.8x
121   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0x
122   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 1.0% 0.2% 1.2x
123   Hermit Thrush 0.3% 1.0% 0.6% 3.0x
124   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.3% 1.0% 0.6% 3.0x
125   Blue-winged Warbler 0.3% 1.0% 0.7% 3.6x
126   Empidonax sp. 0.3% 1.0% 0.7% 3.7x
127   Pied-billed Grebe 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 12.1x
128   Cliff Swallow 5.6% 0.5% 5.1% 0.1x
129   House Sparrow 3.4% 0.5% 2.9% 0.1x
130   Great Egret 2.4% 0.5% 1.9% 0.2x
131   Kentucky Warbler 2.0% 0.5% 1.5% 0.2x
132   Warbling Vireo 1.8% 0.5% 1.4% 0.3x
133   Bank Swallow 1.2% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4x
134   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 0.5% 0.6% 0.4x
135   Northern Harrier 0.4% 0.5% 0.1% 1.3x
136   Chuck-will's-widow 0.4% 0.5% 0.1% 1.3x
137   Northern Bobwhite 0.3% 0.5% 0.1% 1.4x
138   Common Raven 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 2.8x
139   Eastern Screech-Owl 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 3.8x
140   Common Gallinule 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 6.7x
141   Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 30.4x
142   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 30.4x