Bird Finder

Top Birds at Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 264 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 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% 90.9% 11.7% 1.1x
2   Purple Martin 8.5% 83.3% 74.8% 9.8x
3   House Finch 26.0% 83.0% 57.0% 3.2x
4   Eastern Towhee 36.9% 78.0% 41.1% 2.1x
5   Eastern Bluebird 48.8% 77.3% 28.4% 1.6x
6   Carolina Wren 69.9% 75.8% 5.9% 1.1x
7   American Crow 56.3% 75.4% 19.1% 1.3x
8   Indigo Bunting 44.3% 72.3% 28.1% 1.6x
9   Northern Mockingbird 30.5% 70.1% 39.5% 2.3x
10   Mourning Dove 48.9% 67.8% 18.9% 1.4x
11   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 67.4% 2.7% 1.0x
12   Carolina Chickadee 60.4% 67.4% 7.1% 1.1x
13   Red-winged Blackbird 26.3% 67.4% 41.1% 2.6x
14   Blue Jay 44.0% 67.0% 23.1% 1.5x
15   Common Grackle 36.3% 66.7% 30.4% 1.8x
16   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.2% 65.5% 30.4% 1.9x
17   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.0% 64.8% 9.8% 1.2x
18   European Starling 21.8% 64.4% 42.6% 3.0x
19   Chimney Swift 28.2% 59.1% 30.9% 2.1x
20   American Goldfinch 43.2% 55.7% 12.4% 1.3x
21   Common Yellowthroat 40.4% 55.7% 15.3% 1.4x
22   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.5% 54.9% 1.5% 1.0x
23   Chipping Sparrow 36.8% 53.0% 16.2% 1.4x
24   Cedar Waxwing 12.2% 52.7% 40.5% 4.3x
25   Fish Crow 32.9% 49.2% 16.4% 1.5x
26   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32.9% 48.9% 15.9% 1.5x
27   Blue Grosbeak 22.9% 45.1% 22.2% 2.0x
28   Orchard Oriole 14.6% 45.1% 30.5% 3.1x
29   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.3% 43.9% 13.6% 1.5x
30   Brown Thrasher 16.2% 43.9% 27.7% 2.7x
31   Canada Goose 42.3% 42.8% 0.5% 1.0x
32   Song Sparrow 13.5% 42.4% 28.9% 3.1x
33   Eastern Kingbird 26.1% 40.9% 14.8% 1.6x
34   Pine Warbler 39.0% 40.2% 1.2% 1.0x
35   Downy Woodpecker 39.3% 37.1% 2.2% 0.9x
36   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.3% 32.6% 15.7% 0.7x
37   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.5% 31.4% 8.0% 1.3x
38   Turkey Vulture 39.6% 30.7% 8.9% 0.8x
39   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.7% 28.8% 2.9% 0.9x
40   American Robin 38.3% 25.4% 12.9% 0.7x
41   Gray Catbird 31.5% 24.2% 7.2% 0.8x
42   Barn Swallow 31.5% 22.0% 9.5% 0.7x
43   Red-tailed Hawk 13.9% 21.2% 7.3% 1.5x
44   Green Heron 10.5% 18.9% 8.4% 1.8x
45   House Wren 9.0% 18.9% 10.0% 2.1x
46   Red-eyed Vireo 52.1% 17.8% 34.3% 0.3x
47   Eastern Meadowlark 8.1% 17.8% 9.7% 2.2x
48   Killdeer 20.1% 16.3% 3.8% 0.8x
49   White-throated Sparrow 7.4% 15.5% 8.2% 2.1x
50   Summer Tanager 38.3% 14.8% 23.5% 0.4x
51   Northern Parula 36.8% 13.3% 23.5% 0.4x
52   Yellow-breasted Chat 11.0% 12.9% 1.9% 1.2x
53   Rock Pigeon 6.4% 12.1% 5.7% 1.9x
54   White-eyed Vireo 32.4% 11.4% 21.0% 0.4x
55   Wood Duck 12.8% 11.4% 1.4% 0.9x
56   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.2% 10.2% 9.0% 0.5x
57   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 9.5% 2.2% 1.3x
58   Mallard 30.8% 9.1% 21.7% 0.3x
59   Field Sparrow 3.6% 9.1% 5.5% 2.5x
60   Yellow Warbler 7.8% 8.7% 0.9% 1.1x
61   American Redstart 22.9% 8.3% 14.5% 0.4x
62   Black Vulture 21.4% 8.3% 13.1% 0.4x
63   Eastern Phoebe 34.5% 7.6% 26.9% 0.2x
64   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 7.6% 3.6% 0.7x
65   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.4% 6.1% 5.3% 0.5x
66   Northern Flicker 9.3% 6.1% 3.2% 0.7x
67   Great Blue Heron 48.9% 5.3% 43.6% 0.1x
68   Eastern Wood-Pewee 22.0% 5.3% 16.7% 0.2x
69   Black-and-white Warbler 15.7% 4.5% 11.1% 0.3x
70   Bobolink 3.0% 4.5% 1.5% 1.5x
71   Cooper's Hawk 2.7% 4.5% 1.8% 1.7x
72   Scarlet Tanager 12.3% 4.2% 8.1% 0.3x
73   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.9% 3.8% 11.1% 0.3x
74   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 3.8% 2.7% 0.6x
75   Wild Turkey 1.4% 3.4% 2.0% 2.4x
76   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 3.0% 1.1% 1.6x
77   Savannah Sparrow 1.2% 3.0% 1.8% 2.5x
78   Acadian Flycatcher 27.3% 2.7% 24.6% 0.1x
79   Double-crested Cormorant 19.4% 2.7% 16.7% 0.1x
80   Belted Kingfisher 12.2% 2.7% 9.5% 0.2x
81   Prairie Warbler 7.8% 2.7% 5.2% 0.3x
82   Blackpoll Warbler 7.6% 2.7% 4.9% 0.4x
83   White-crowned Sparrow 0.1% 2.7% 2.5% 23.6x
84   Tree Swallow 13.4% 2.3% 11.1% 0.2x
85   Solitary Sandpiper 8.1% 2.3% 5.9% 0.3x
86   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.4% 1.9% 5.5% 0.3x
87   Magnolia Warbler 3.7% 1.9% 1.8% 0.5x
88   Osprey 15.8% 1.5% 14.3% 0.1x
89   Wood Thrush 14.5% 1.5% 13.0% 0.1x
90   Hairy Woodpecker 8.5% 1.5% 7.0% 0.2x
91   Ovenbird 19.1% 1.1% 18.0% 0.1x
92   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 1.1% 1.2% 0.5x
93   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 1.1% 0.2% 1.2x
94   Pine Siskin 0.9% 1.1% 0.3% 1.3x
95   American Kestrel 0.8% 1.1% 0.4% 1.5x
96   Sharp-shinned Hawk 0.3% 1.1% 0.8% 3.5x
97   Spotted Sandpiper 16.6% 0.8% 15.8% 0.0x
98   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.3% 0.8% 11.5% 0.1x
99   Bald Eagle 10.6% 0.8% 9.8% 0.1x
100   Cliff Swallow 5.6% 0.8% 4.9% 0.1x
101   Grasshopper Sparrow 2.9% 0.8% 2.2% 0.3x
102   crow sp. 1.8% 0.8% 1.1% 0.4x
103   Greater Yellowlegs 1.3% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6x
104   Bank Swallow 1.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6x
105   swallow sp. 1.2% 0.8% 0.4% 0.6x
106   Palm Warbler 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.8x
107   Willow Flycatcher 0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 2.8x
108   Lincoln's Sparrow 0.0% 0.8% 0.7% 31.4x
109   Pileated Woodpecker 19.8% 0.4% 19.4% 0.0x
110   Prothonotary Warbler 16.8% 0.4% 16.4% 0.0x
111   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.5% 0.4% 6.2% 0.1x
112   Hooded Merganser 1.7% 0.4% 1.3% 0.2x
113   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 0.4% 1.2% 0.2x
114   Broad-winged Hawk 0.9% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4x
115   Loggerhead Shrike 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
116   duck sp. 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.7x
117   Great Horned Owl 0.5% 0.4% 0.1% 0.7x
118   Common Loon 0.5% 0.4% 0.1% 0.8x
119   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 1.9x
120   Mourning Warbler 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 47.2x