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Top Birds at Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 50 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 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 47.8% 84.0% 36.2% 1.8x
2   Turkey Vulture 39.3% 80.0% 40.7% 2.0x
3   Double-crested Cormorant 18.8% 74.0% 55.2% 3.9x
4   American Crow 56.6% 70.0% 13.4% 1.2x
5   Summer Tanager 37.7% 70.0% 32.3% 1.9x
6   Chipping Sparrow 37.1% 68.0% 30.9% 1.8x
7   Osprey 15.3% 68.0% 52.7% 4.5x
8   Northern Cardinal 79.5% 66.0% 13.5% 0.8x
9   Carolina Wren 70.0% 66.0% 4.0% 0.9x
10   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 64.0% 14.6% 1.3x
11   Mourning Dove 49.3% 62.0% 12.7% 1.3x
12   Indigo Bunting 44.8% 62.0% 17.2% 1.4x
13   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 60.0% 4.8% 0.9x
14   Black Vulture 21.0% 60.0% 39.0% 2.9x
15   Blue Grosbeak 23.2% 58.0% 34.8% 2.5x
16   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 56.0% 4.6% 1.1x
17   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 54.0% 2.4% 1.0x
18   American Goldfinch 43.5% 52.0% 8.5% 1.2x
19   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 52.0% 11.3% 1.3x
20   Pine Warbler 39.0% 52.0% 13.0% 1.3x
21   Yellow-breasted Chat 10.9% 52.0% 41.1% 4.8x
22   Prairie Warbler 7.5% 52.0% 44.5% 6.9x
23   Fish Crow 33.2% 50.0% 16.8% 1.5x
24   Eastern Towhee 37.7% 48.0% 10.3% 1.3x
25   Eastern Kingbird 26.3% 46.0% 19.7% 1.7x
26   Carolina Chickadee 60.6% 44.0% 16.6% 0.7x
27   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.6% 44.0% 22.4% 2.0x
28   Orchard Oriole 15.1% 44.0% 28.9% 2.9x
29   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 42.0% 13.2% 0.8x
30   Northern Mockingbird 31.3% 42.0% 10.7% 1.3x
31   Cliff Swallow 5.4% 42.0% 36.6% 7.8x
32   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.8% 40.0% 4.2% 1.1x
33   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.7% 40.0% 25.3% 2.7x
34   Barn Swallow 31.3% 38.0% 6.7% 1.2x
35   Blue Jay 44.5% 36.0% 8.5% 0.8x
36   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.3% 36.0% 2.7% 1.1x
37   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 36.0% 4.1% 1.1x
38   Pileated Woodpecker 19.3% 34.0% 14.7% 1.8x
39   Tree Swallow 13.1% 34.0% 20.9% 2.6x
40   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 32.0% 16.0% 0.7x
41   Common Grackle 36.9% 32.0% 4.9% 0.9x
42   Eastern Meadowlark 8.2% 30.0% 21.8% 3.7x
43   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 28.0% 2.6% 0.9x
44   Purple Martin 10.0% 28.0% 18.0% 2.8x
45   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 26.0% 13.3% 0.7x
46   Northern Parula 36.3% 26.0% 10.3% 0.7x
47   Bald Eagle 10.3% 26.0% 15.7% 2.5x
48   Ovenbird 18.7% 24.0% 5.3% 1.3x
49   Gray Catbird 31.4% 22.0% 9.4% 0.7x
50   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 20.0% 3.2% 1.2x
51   Red-tailed Hawk 14.0% 20.0% 6.0% 1.4x
52   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 20.0% 9.0% 1.8x
53   Field Sparrow 3.7% 20.0% 16.3% 5.4x
54   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 18.0% 16.0% 0.5x
55   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.0% 16.0% 3.0% 0.8x
56   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 16.0% 4.9% 1.4x
57   American Robin 38.1% 14.0% 24.1% 0.4x
58   Red-winged Blackbird 27.2% 14.0% 13.2% 0.5x
59   Acadian Flycatcher 26.8% 14.0% 12.8% 0.5x
60   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 14.0% 9.7% 0.6x
61   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.0% 14.0% 2.0% 1.2x
62   Canada Goose 42.4% 12.0% 30.4% 0.3x
63   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 12.0% 3.4% 0.8x
64   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 10.0% 21.7% 0.3x
65   Chimney Swift 28.9% 10.0% 18.9% 0.3x
66   House Finch 27.2% 10.0% 17.2% 0.4x
67   Spotted Sandpiper 16.3% 10.0% 6.3% 0.6x
68   European Starling 22.8% 8.0% 14.8% 0.4x
69   American Redstart 22.6% 8.0% 14.6% 0.4x
70   Killdeer 20.0% 8.0% 12.0% 0.4x
71   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 8.0% 8.5% 0.5x
72   Song Sparrow 14.2% 8.0% 6.2% 0.6x
73   Wood Duck 12.8% 8.0% 4.8% 0.6x
74   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 8.0% 4.1% 0.7x
75   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 8.0% 1.6% 1.2x
76   Mallard 30.5% 6.0% 24.5% 0.2x
77   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 6.0% 8.7% 0.4x
78   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 6.0% 7.0% 0.5x
79   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 6.0% 6.0% 0.5x
80   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 6.0% 0.6% 0.9x
81   Ring-billed Gull 1.8% 6.0% 4.2% 3.3x
82   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 6.0% 4.8% 5.0x
83   Wood Thrush 14.2% 4.0% 10.2% 0.3x
84   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 4.0% 7.3% 0.4x
85   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 4.0% 4.3% 0.5x
86   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 4.0% 3.9% 0.5x
87   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 4.0% 2.9% 3.6x
88   Green Heron 10.7% 2.0% 8.7% 0.2x
89   Northern Flicker 9.3% 2.0% 7.3% 0.2x
90   House Wren 9.2% 2.0% 7.2% 0.2x
91   Barred Owl 8.1% 2.0% 6.1% 0.2x
92   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 2.0% 6.0% 0.2x
93   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 2.0% 5.5% 0.3x
94   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 2.0% 5.3% 0.3x
95   House Sparrow 3.3% 2.0% 1.3% 0.6x
96   Bobolink 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0.7x
97   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 2.0% 0.7% 0.7x
98   Great Egret 2.4% 2.0% 0.4% 0.8x
99   Wild Turkey 1.4% 2.0% 0.6% 1.4x
100   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.1x
101   Laughing Gull 0.3% 2.0% 1.7% 6.5x
102   Red-breasted Merganser 0.2% 2.0% 1.8% 9.0x