Bird Finder

Top Birds at Penny's Bend Nature Preserve in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 27 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 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   Indigo Bunting 44.8% 96.3% 51.5% 2.2x
2   Carolina Wren 70.0% 92.6% 22.6% 1.3x
3   Northern Cardinal 79.4% 88.9% 9.5% 1.1x
4   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 88.9% 32.5% 1.6x
5   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 81.5% 16.8% 1.3x
6   Northern Parula 36.2% 81.5% 45.3% 2.3x
7   Summer Tanager 37.7% 77.8% 40.1% 2.1x
8   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.6% 77.8% 56.2% 3.6x
9   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 74.1% 13.6% 1.2x
10   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.1% 74.1% 19.0% 1.3x
11   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 74.1% 22.7% 1.4x
12   Mourning Dove 49.3% 74.1% 24.8% 1.5x
13   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 70.4% 29.7% 1.7x
14   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 63.0% 31.1% 2.0x
15   Downy Woodpecker 39.2% 55.6% 16.3% 1.4x
16   Chimney Swift 28.8% 55.6% 26.8% 1.9x
17   Acadian Flycatcher 26.7% 55.6% 28.9% 2.1x
18   American Crow 56.7% 51.9% 4.8% 0.9x
19   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 51.9% 2.4% 1.0x
20   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 51.9% 14.1% 1.4x
21   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.7% 48.1% 33.4% 3.3x
22   Blue Jay 44.4% 44.4% 0.0% 1.0x
23   American Goldfinch 43.5% 44.4% 0.9% 1.0x
24   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 44.4% 12.8% 1.4x
25   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.0% 44.4% 33.5% 4.0x
26   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 40.7% 7.2% 0.8x
27   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 40.7% 1.3% 1.0x
28   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 40.7% 5.0% 1.1x
29   Blue Grosbeak 23.3% 40.7% 17.4% 1.7x
30   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 40.7% 21.8% 2.1x
31   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 37.0% 0.1% 1.0x
32   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 33.3% 14.7% 0.7x
33   Pine Warbler 39.0% 33.3% 5.7% 0.9x
34   Barn Swallow 31.3% 33.3% 2.0% 1.1x
35   Black Vulture 21.1% 33.3% 12.2% 1.6x
36   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 33.3% 17.9% 2.2x
37   American Redstart 22.6% 25.9% 3.4% 1.1x
38   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.0% 25.9% 13.9% 2.2x
39   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 25.9% 18.2% 3.4x
40   Gray Catbird 31.3% 22.2% 9.1% 0.7x
41   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 22.2% 1.4% 0.9x
42   Ovenbird 18.7% 22.2% 3.5% 1.2x
43   Orchard Oriole 15.2% 22.2% 7.0% 1.5x
44   Red-tailed Hawk 14.0% 22.2% 8.2% 1.6x
45   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 22.2% 15.8% 3.5x
46   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 18.5% 15.5% 0.5x
47   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 18.5% 5.5% 1.4x
48   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 18.5% 10.2% 2.2x
49   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 18.5% 11.2% 2.5x
50   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 14.8% 16.6% 0.5x
51   Osprey 15.5% 14.8% 0.7% 1.0x
52   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 14.8% 2.7% 1.2x
53   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 14.8% 3.8% 1.3x
54   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 11.1% 19.5% 0.4x
55   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 11.1% 8.3% 0.6x
56   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 11.1% 5.4% 0.7x
57   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 11.1% 3.6% 1.5x
58   American Robin 38.1% 7.4% 30.7% 0.2x
59   Common Grackle 37.0% 7.4% 29.6% 0.2x
60   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 7.4% 25.9% 0.2x
61   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 7.4% 7.3% 0.5x
62   Northern Flicker 9.2% 7.4% 1.8% 0.8x
63   House Wren 9.2% 7.4% 1.8% 0.8x
64   Barred Owl 8.1% 7.4% 0.7% 0.9x
65   Veery 3.5% 7.4% 3.9% 2.1x
66   Canada Goose 42.4% 3.7% 38.7% 0.1x
67   Fish Crow 33.3% 3.7% 29.6% 0.1x
68   Mallard 30.4% 3.7% 26.7% 0.1x
69   House Finch 27.2% 3.7% 23.5% 0.1x
70   Double-crested Cormorant 19.1% 3.7% 15.4% 0.2x
71   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 3.7% 13.1% 0.2x
72   Wood Thrush 14.2% 3.7% 10.5% 0.3x
73   Tree Swallow 13.2% 3.7% 9.5% 0.3x
74   Wood Duck 12.8% 3.7% 9.0% 0.3x
75   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 3.7% 8.3% 0.3x
76   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 3.7% 7.6% 0.3x
77   Green Heron 10.7% 3.7% 7.0% 0.3x
78   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 3.7% 3.8% 0.5x
79   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 3.7% 3.6% 0.5x
80   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 3.7% 2.8% 0.6x
81   Field Sparrow 3.7% 3.7% 0.0% 1.0x
82   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 3.7% 0.0% 1.0x
83   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 3.7% 1.0% 1.4x
84   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 3.7% 1.4% 1.6x
85   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 3.7% 1.8% 1.9x
86   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 3.7% 2.6% 3.4x
87   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 3.7% 2.8% 4.3x
88   hawk sp. 0.5% 3.7% 3.2% 7.1x
89   passerine sp. 0.2% 3.7% 3.5% 23.5x