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Top Birds at Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 199 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment in 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 44.7% 95.0% 50.3% 2.1x
2   Common Yellowthroat 40.0% 93.0% 52.9% 2.3x
3   White-eyed Vireo 32.7% 88.9% 56.2% 2.7x
4   Northern Cardinal 79.7% 87.9% 8.3% 1.1x
5   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 86.9% 30.5% 1.5x
6   Red-eyed Vireo 51.0% 85.9% 34.9% 1.7x
7   Carolina Wren 70.4% 82.9% 12.5% 1.2x
8   Yellow-breasted Chat 10.2% 82.9% 72.8% 8.2x
9   Northern Parula 35.9% 74.4% 38.5% 2.1x
10   Carolina Chickadee 60.1% 72.9% 12.8% 1.2x
11   Summer Tanager 36.9% 72.9% 36.0% 2.0x
12   Red-winged Blackbird 26.8% 72.9% 46.1% 2.7x
13   Great Blue Heron 46.1% 69.8% 23.8% 1.5x
14   Tufted Titmouse 64.6% 67.8% 3.2% 1.0x
15   Mourning Dove 48.3% 65.8% 17.5% 1.4x
16   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 18.5% 65.8% 47.3% 3.6x
17   Eastern Bluebird 49.4% 65.3% 15.9% 1.3x
18   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 64.3% 24.9% 1.6x
19   American Crow 56.8% 60.8% 4.0% 1.1x
20   Orchard Oriole 14.6% 59.8% 45.2% 4.1x
21   Blue Grosbeak 23.0% 57.8% 34.8% 2.5x
22   Common Grackle 35.3% 56.3% 20.9% 1.6x
23   American Goldfinch 44.4% 53.8% 9.3% 1.2x
24   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.1% 51.8% 16.7% 1.5x
25   Wood Duck 12.5% 50.8% 38.3% 4.1x
26   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 9.8% 50.8% 40.9% 5.2x
27   Acadian Flycatcher 25.6% 49.7% 24.1% 1.9x
28   Black Vulture 20.8% 49.7% 29.0% 2.4x
29   Red-bellied Woodpecker 54.3% 48.2% 6.1% 0.9x
30   Pine Warbler 39.9% 48.2% 8.3% 1.2x
31   Prothonotary Warbler 15.8% 48.2% 32.5% 3.1x
32   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.0% 47.7% 26.8% 2.3x
33   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 46.7% 6.9% 1.2x
34   Eastern Towhee 37.4% 44.7% 7.3% 1.2x
35   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.4% 38.2% 10.2% 0.8x
36   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.5% 38.2% 6.7% 1.2x
37   Chipping Sparrow 38.1% 37.2% 0.9% 1.0x
38   Prairie Warbler 7.2% 37.2% 30.0% 5.2x
39   Chimney Swift 28.5% 36.2% 7.7% 1.3x
40   Ovenbird 18.5% 35.2% 16.7% 1.9x
41   American Redstart 22.5% 33.2% 10.7% 1.5x
42   Barn Swallow 30.5% 32.7% 2.2% 1.1x
43   Yellow-throated Warbler 15.3% 32.7% 17.4% 2.1x
44   Green Heron 10.2% 32.7% 22.4% 3.2x
45   Pileated Woodpecker 19.0% 31.2% 12.1% 1.6x
46   Eastern Kingbird 26.5% 29.6% 3.2% 1.1x
47   Eastern Phoebe 34.4% 29.1% 5.3% 0.8x
48   Blue Jay 43.5% 28.6% 14.8% 0.7x
49   Bald Eagle 10.0% 28.6% 18.6% 2.9x
50   Osprey 15.8% 28.1% 12.4% 1.8x
51   Gray Catbird 30.9% 27.6% 3.3% 0.9x
52   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.4% 26.6% 20.2% 4.1x
53   Least Bittern 0% 26.6% 26.6%
54   Canada Goose 41.8% 25.6% 16.2% 0.6x
55   Northern Waterthrush 6.7% 25.6% 18.9% 3.8x
56   Fish Crow 33.4% 25.1% 8.3% 0.8x
57   Mallard 29.0% 22.6% 6.4% 0.8x
58   Wood Thrush 13.6% 21.6% 8.0% 1.6x
59   Red-tailed Hawk 13.2% 20.6% 7.4% 1.6x
60   Yellow Warbler 7.9% 20.1% 12.2% 2.5x
61   Barred Owl 7.6% 20.1% 12.5% 2.6x
62   Field Sparrow 3.4% 20.1% 16.7% 6.0x
63   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 18.1% 12.5% 0.6x
64   Great Egret 2.0% 17.6% 15.6% 8.7x
65   Song Sparrow 14.8% 17.1% 2.3% 1.2x
66   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32.2% 15.1% 17.1% 0.5x
67   Cedar Waxwing 13.4% 14.1% 0.7% 1.1x
68   Swamp Sparrow 1.9% 14.1% 12.2% 7.4x
69   Hooded Warbler 11.4% 13.1% 1.7% 1.1x
70   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.9% 12.1% 11.8% 0.5x
71   Black-and-white Warbler 15.9% 12.1% 3.8% 0.8x
72   Red-headed Woodpecker 10.7% 11.6% 0.8% 1.1x
73   Wild Turkey 1.4% 11.6% 10.2% 8.3x
74   Northern Mockingbird 31.2% 11.1% 20.1% 0.4x
75   Eastern Meadowlark 8.6% 11.1% 2.4% 1.3x
76   Cliff Swallow 5.3% 11.1% 5.8% 2.1x
77   Brown Thrasher 17.5% 10.6% 6.9% 0.6x
78   White-throated Sparrow 8.4% 10.6% 2.1% 1.2x
79   Blackpoll Warbler 7.2% 10.6% 3.3% 1.5x
80   American Robin 38.9% 9.0% 29.8% 0.2x
81   Scarlet Tanager 11.9% 9.0% 2.9% 0.8x
82   House Wren 9.6% 8.5% 1.1% 0.9x
83   Hooded Merganser 1.7% 8.5% 6.8% 5.0x
84   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.4% 7.5% 0.2% 1.0x
85   Tree Swallow 14.6% 7.0% 7.5% 0.5x
86   Magnolia Warbler 3.5% 6.5% 3.0% 1.8x
87   House Finch 28.2% 6.0% 22.1% 0.2x
88   Hairy Woodpecker 8.7% 6.0% 2.6% 0.7x
89   Belted Kingfisher 11.9% 5.5% 6.4% 0.5x
90   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.9% 5.0% 8.9% 0.4x
91   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.4% 5.0% 6.4% 0.4x
92   Double-crested Cormorant 18.4% 4.0% 14.4% 0.2x
93   Purple Martin 10.4% 4.0% 6.4% 0.4x
94   Solitary Sandpiper 8.2% 4.0% 4.1% 0.5x
95   Olive-sided Flycatcher 0.2% 4.0% 3.9% 24.5x
96   American Bittern 0.1% 4.0% 3.9% 51.0x
97   Northern Flicker 8.8% 3.5% 5.3% 0.4x
98   Common Gallinule 0.0% 3.5% 3.5% 178.6x
99   Spotted Sandpiper 16.5% 3.0% 13.5% 0.2x
100   Swainson's Thrush 6.1% 3.0% 3.1% 0.5x
101   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.3% 3.0% 0.7% 1.3x
102   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.6% 3.0% 1.4% 1.9x
103   Palm Warbler 0.8% 2.5% 1.7% 3.0x
104   European Starling 22.5% 2.0% 20.5% 0.1x
105   Kentucky Warbler 2.3% 2.0% 0.3% 0.9x
106   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.5% 2.0% 0.5% 1.4x
107   swallow sp. 1.1% 2.0% 0.9% 1.9x
108   duck sp. 0.5% 2.0% 1.5% 4.1x
109   Northern Bobwhite 0.3% 2.0% 1.7% 5.9x
110   Pied-billed Grebe 0.1% 2.0% 1.9% 23.6x
111   Rock Pigeon 6.2% 1.5% 4.7% 0.2x
112   Bobolink 3.2% 1.5% 1.7% 0.5x
113   Blue-headed Vireo 1.2% 1.5% 0.3% 1.2x
114   Baltimore Oriole 1.1% 1.5% 0.4% 1.4x
115   Black-billed Cuckoo 0.2% 1.5% 1.3% 6.4x
116   Killdeer 20.2% 1.0% 19.2% 0.0x
117   Veery 3.5% 1.0% 2.5% 0.3x
118   Cooper's Hawk 2.8% 1.0% 1.8% 0.4x
119   Greater Yellowlegs 1.2% 1.0% 0.2% 0.8x
120   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1.0% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0x
121   Common Raven 0.2% 1.0% 0.8% 5.3x
122   passerine sp. 0.2% 1.0% 0.9% 6.7x
123   White-crowned Sparrow 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 7.7x
124   new world vulture sp. 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 10.9x
125   Red-breasted Nuthatch 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 10.9x
126   Little Blue Heron 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 11.8x
127   American Woodcock 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 12.8x
128   Cerulean Warbler 0.0% 1.0% 1.0% 21.9x
129   Least Sandpiper 5.6% 0.5% 5.1% 0.1x
130   House Sparrow 3.7% 0.5% 3.2% 0.1x
131   crow sp. 1.5% 0.5% 1.0% 0.3x
132   Bank Swallow 1.4% 0.5% 0.9% 0.4x
133   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 0.5% 0.3% 0.6x
134   Dickcissel 0.7% 0.5% 0.2% 0.8x
135   Wilson's Warbler 0.7% 0.5% 0.2% 0.8x
136   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.6% 0.5% 0.1% 0.9x
137   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0x
138   Great Horned Owl 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0x
139   hawk sp. 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% 1.1x
140   Blue-winged Warbler 0.3% 0.5% 0.2% 1.6x
141   Anhinga 0.3% 0.5% 0.2% 1.7x
142   Empidonax sp. 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 2.1x
143   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 2.6x
144   woodpecker sp. 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 5.1x
145   American Pipit 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 6.4x
146   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 8.5x
147   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 25.5x
148   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 38.3x