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

based on 629 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Sandy Creek Park 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% 82.5% 3.2% 1.0x
2   Carolina Wren 69.8% 74.2% 4.4% 1.1x
3   Carolina Chickadee 59.9% 71.4% 11.4% 1.2x
4   Common Grackle 35.1% 70.9% 35.8% 2.0x
5   Great Blue Heron 46.9% 69.0% 22.1% 1.5x
6   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 55.8% 67.9% 12.1% 1.2x
7   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 66.1% 1.5% 1.0x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 54.7% 63.9% 9.2% 1.2x
9   American Robin 36.7% 63.0% 26.2% 1.7x
10   Canada Goose 41.3% 62.8% 21.5% 1.5x
11   Eastern Bluebird 48.8% 61.0% 12.2% 1.3x
12   Downy Woodpecker 38.2% 59.6% 21.4% 1.6x
13   Red-winged Blackbird 25.5% 57.7% 32.2% 2.3x
14   American Crow 56.7% 56.8% 0.1% 1.0x
15   Mallard 29.1% 54.7% 25.6% 1.9x
16   Eastern Phoebe 32.9% 54.5% 21.6% 1.7x
17   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32.2% 53.3% 21.0% 1.7x
18   Red-eyed Vireo 51.5% 49.8% 1.7% 1.0x
19   Red-shouldered Hawk 30.7% 49.6% 18.9% 1.6x
20   Common Yellowthroat 40.3% 49.3% 9.0% 1.2x
21   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 48.3% 0.4% 1.0x
22   Gray Catbird 30.4% 48.0% 17.6% 1.6x
23   Eastern Towhee 37.4% 46.1% 8.7% 1.2x
24   Blue Jay 44.4% 44.8% 0.4% 1.0x
25   American Goldfinch 43.5% 44.5% 1.1% 1.0x
26   Chimney Swift 28.0% 44.5% 16.5% 1.6x
27   Mourning Dove 49.6% 44.4% 5.2% 0.9x
28   Prothonotary Warbler 15.0% 44.4% 29.4% 3.0x
29   Indigo Bunting 45.4% 35.3% 10.1% 0.8x
30   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.4% 34.5% 4.1% 1.1x
31   Northern Parula 36.5% 32.0% 4.5% 0.9x
32   Turkey Vulture 39.9% 30.8% 9.0% 0.8x
33   European Starling 22.3% 30.0% 7.7% 1.3x
34   White-eyed Vireo 32.1% 28.0% 4.1% 0.9x
35   Pine Warbler 39.6% 27.5% 12.1% 0.7x
36   House Finch 27.2% 27.5% 0.3% 1.0x
37   Wood Duck 12.0% 27.5% 15.5% 2.3x
38   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 25.4% 1.9% 1.1x
39   Brown-headed Cowbird 36.4% 25.0% 11.4% 0.7x
40   Song Sparrow 13.7% 23.5% 9.9% 1.7x
41   Acadian Flycatcher 26.9% 22.9% 4.1% 0.8x
42   Fish Crow 33.8% 22.3% 11.5% 0.7x
43   Pileated Woodpecker 19.3% 21.8% 2.5% 1.1x
44   American Redstart 22.6% 21.5% 1.2% 0.9x
45   Northern Mockingbird 31.9% 21.1% 10.7% 0.7x
46   Black Vulture 21.3% 18.8% 2.5% 0.9x
47   Red-headed Woodpecker 10.8% 18.3% 7.5% 1.7x
48   Chipping Sparrow 38.2% 18.0% 20.2% 0.5x
49   Summer Tanager 38.9% 16.7% 22.2% 0.4x
50   Yellow Warbler 7.4% 16.1% 8.6% 2.2x
51   Hooded Merganser 1.0% 15.1% 14.1% 15.6x
52   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.2% 14.8% 4.5% 0.8x
53   Eastern Kingbird 27.0% 14.6% 12.4% 0.5x
54   Eastern Wood-Pewee 22.1% 14.1% 7.9% 0.6x
55   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.8% 14.0% 0.9% 0.9x
56   Green Heron 10.6% 12.2% 1.6% 1.2x
57   Brown Thrasher 17.1% 11.8% 5.3% 0.7x
58   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 11.4% 0.6% 1.0x
59   Solitary Sandpiper 7.9% 11.3% 3.4% 1.4x
60   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 11.1% 0.1% 1.0x
61   Northern Waterthrush 7.1% 11.1% 4.0% 1.6x
62   Killdeer 20.5% 10.7% 9.8% 0.5x
63   Black-and-white Warbler 15.7% 10.7% 5.0% 0.7x
64   Northern Flicker 9.2% 10.7% 1.5% 1.2x
65   House Wren 9.1% 10.5% 1.4% 1.2x
66   Hairy Woodpecker 8.2% 10.0% 1.8% 1.2x
67   Barred Owl 8.0% 9.5% 1.5% 1.2x
68   White-throated Sparrow 7.4% 9.5% 2.1% 1.3x
69   Osprey 15.8% 8.4% 7.4% 0.5x
70   Blackpoll Warbler 7.4% 8.4% 1.0% 1.1x
71   Cedar Waxwing 13.3% 7.3% 6.0% 0.6x
72   Blue Grosbeak 24.2% 7.2% 17.0% 0.3x
73   Scarlet Tanager 12.4% 7.2% 5.2% 0.6x
74   Black-throated Blue Warbler 15.1% 6.7% 8.4% 0.4x
75   Red-tailed Hawk 14.5% 6.4% 8.1% 0.4x
76   Spotted Sandpiper 16.8% 6.0% 10.7% 0.4x
77   Orchard Oriole 15.7% 6.0% 9.7% 0.4x
78   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.4% 5.4% 7.0% 0.4x
79   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.4% 5.2% 2.2% 0.7x
80   Barn Swallow 32.7% 4.6% 28.1% 0.1x
81   Tree Swallow 13.6% 4.6% 9.0% 0.3x
82   Ovenbird 19.5% 4.5% 15.0% 0.2x
83   Prairie Warbler 7.9% 4.3% 3.6% 0.5x
84   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 0.5% 4.3% 3.8% 8.1x
85   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 3.8% 0.2% 1.0x
86   Swamp Sparrow 1.8% 3.8% 2.0% 2.1x
87   Cooper's Hawk 2.8% 2.5% 0.2% 0.9x
88   Purple Martin 10.5% 2.4% 8.1% 0.2x
89   Swainson's Thrush 6.7% 2.4% 4.3% 0.4x
90   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.6% 2.4% 4.2% 0.4x
91   Wood Thrush 14.8% 2.2% 12.6% 0.2x
92   Great Egret 2.4% 2.1% 0.3% 0.9x
93   swallow sp. 1.2% 2.1% 0.9% 1.8x
94   Veery 3.6% 1.9% 1.7% 0.5x
95   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.6% 1.3% 10.3% 0.1x
96   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 1.3% 1.1% 0.5x
97   Palm Warbler 0.9% 1.3% 0.4% 1.5x
98   Pine Siskin 0.9% 1.3% 0.4% 1.5x
99   Wilson's Warbler 0.7% 1.3% 0.6% 1.9x
100   hawk sp. 0.5% 1.3% 0.8% 2.6x
101   crow sp. 1.8% 1.1% 0.7% 0.6x
102   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.5% 1.1% 0.6% 2.0x
103   duck sp. 0.5% 1.1% 0.6% 2.1x
104   Double-crested Cormorant 20.0% 1.0% 19.0% 0.0x
105   Hooded Warbler 11.6% 1.0% 10.6% 0.1x
106   Field Sparrow 3.9% 1.0% 2.9% 0.2x
107   Canada Warbler 0.4% 1.0% 0.5% 2.2x
108   House Sparrow 3.4% 0.8% 2.6% 0.2x
109   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 0.8% 0.8% 0.5x
110   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 0.8% 0.2% 0.8x
111   Black-billed Cuckoo 0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 2.8x
112   Blue-winged Warbler 0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 3.1x
113   Empidonax sp. 0.2% 0.8% 0.5% 3.2x
114   Blackburnian Warbler 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 3.3x
115   Least Sandpiper 5.5% 0.6% 4.8% 0.1x
116   Worm-eating Warbler 1.2% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5x
117   Common Loon 0.4% 0.6% 0.2% 1.4x
118   White-crowned Sparrow 0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 4.5x
119   Bald Eagle 10.9% 0.5% 10.4% 0.0x
120   Bobolink 3.2% 0.5% 2.7% 0.2x
121   Mississippi Kite 2.0% 0.5% 1.5% 0.2x
122   Savannah Sparrow 1.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4x
123   Bay-breasted Warbler 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0x
124   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.3% 0.5% 0.1% 1.4x
125   new world sparrow sp. 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 2.4x
126   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 2.5x
127   new world vulture sp. 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 5.8x
128   Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 5.8x
129   Cliff Swallow 5.8% 0.3% 5.5% 0.1x
130   Kentucky Warbler 2.0% 0.3% 1.7% 0.2x
131   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.7% 0.3% 1.3% 0.2x
132   Wild Turkey 1.5% 0.3% 1.2% 0.2x
133   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4x
134   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.6% 0.3% 0.2% 0.6x
135   Buteo sp. 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 1.2x
136   Snowy Egret 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.3x
137   American Black Duck 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 9.6x
138   Rock Pigeon 6.9% 0.2% 6.7% 0.0x
139   Grasshopper Sparrow 3.0% 0.2% 2.9% 0.1x
140   Warbling Vireo 1.9% 0.2% 1.7% 0.1x
141   Greater Yellowlegs 1.3% 0.2% 1.2% 0.1x
142   Blue-headed Vireo 1.2% 0.2% 1.0% 0.1x
143   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 0.2% 0.8% 0.2x
144   American Kestrel 0.8% 0.2% 0.6% 0.2x
145   Gray-cheeked Thrush 0.6% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3x
146   Northern Harrier 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4x
147   Hermit Thrush 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5x
148   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5x
149   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 1.4x
150   Summer/Scarlet Tanager 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 1.6x
151   Accipiter sp. 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 1.7x
152   American/Fish Crow 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 3.8x
153   heron sp. 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 3.8x
154   Purple Finch 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 4.8x