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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 150 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 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 44.3% 94.0% 49.7% 2.1x
2   Common Yellowthroat 40.1% 92.0% 51.9% 2.3x
3   White-eyed Vireo 31.2% 88.7% 57.4% 2.8x
4   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.1% 88.0% 31.9% 1.6x
5   Northern Cardinal 79.3% 86.7% 7.3% 1.1x
6   Red-eyed Vireo 51.0% 84.0% 33.0% 1.6x
7   Carolina Wren 69.9% 80.0% 10.1% 1.1x
8   Yellow-breasted Chat 10.3% 78.7% 68.4% 7.7x
9   Great Blue Heron 47.6% 77.3% 29.7% 1.6x
10   Summer Tanager 37.4% 75.3% 38.0% 2.0x
11   Northern Parula 35.8% 75.3% 39.5% 2.1x
12   Red-winged Blackbird 26.6% 74.7% 48.1% 2.8x
13   Carolina Chickadee 60.4% 72.0% 11.6% 1.2x
14   Turkey Vulture 39.1% 68.7% 29.6% 1.8x
15   Common Grackle 36.6% 66.7% 30.1% 1.8x
16   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 18.4% 66.7% 48.2% 3.6x
17   Eastern Bluebird 49.2% 64.7% 15.4% 1.3x
18   Mourning Dove 49.1% 64.7% 15.5% 1.3x
19   Blue Grosbeak 22.9% 64.0% 41.1% 2.8x
20   Tufted Titmouse 64.8% 62.0% 2.8% 1.0x
21   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 11.5% 62.0% 50.5% 5.4x
22   Orchard Oriole 14.7% 60.0% 45.3% 4.1x
23   American Crow 56.6% 58.7% 2.0% 1.0x
24   Prothonotary Warbler 15.9% 58.7% 42.7% 3.7x
25   Wood Duck 12.2% 58.0% 45.8% 4.8x
26   Acadian Flycatcher 26.4% 56.0% 29.6% 2.1x
27   Black Vulture 20.8% 54.0% 33.2% 2.6x
28   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.3% 52.7% 31.4% 2.5x
29   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.6% 51.3% 15.7% 1.4x
30   American Goldfinch 43.4% 49.3% 5.9% 1.1x
31   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.2% 48.7% 6.6% 0.9x
32   Pine Warbler 38.9% 48.7% 9.8% 1.3x
33   Eastern Towhee 37.7% 48.0% 10.3% 1.3x
34   Downy Woodpecker 39.2% 47.3% 8.2% 1.2x
35   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 45.3% 2.7% 0.9x
36   Prairie Warbler 7.3% 44.7% 37.4% 6.1x
37   Chimney Swift 28.7% 42.0% 13.3% 1.5x
38   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.5% 41.3% 9.8% 1.3x
39   Green Heron 10.3% 41.3% 31.0% 4.0x
40   Barn Swallow 31.2% 37.3% 6.1% 1.2x
41   Least Bittern 0% 35.3% 35.3%
42   Pileated Woodpecker 19.2% 34.7% 15.5% 1.8x
43   Yellow-throated Warbler 14.6% 33.3% 18.8% 2.3x
44   Eastern Phoebe 34.0% 32.7% 1.3% 1.0x
45   American Redstart 22.4% 32.7% 10.2% 1.5x
46   Ovenbird 18.6% 32.7% 14.1% 1.8x
47   Eastern Kingbird 26.3% 32.0% 5.7% 1.2x
48   Osprey 15.3% 32.0% 16.7% 2.1x
49   Bald Eagle 10.1% 32.0% 21.9% 3.2x
50   Blue Jay 44.6% 30.7% 13.9% 0.7x
51   Mallard 30.4% 28.0% 2.4% 0.9x
52   Yellow-throated Vireo 6.2% 26.0% 19.8% 4.2x
53   Chipping Sparrow 37.3% 25.3% 12.0% 0.7x
54   Wood Thrush 14.1% 24.7% 10.6% 1.8x
55   Fish Crow 33.3% 24.0% 9.3% 0.7x
56   Canada Goose 42.6% 22.7% 19.9% 0.5x
57   Barred Owl 7.9% 22.7% 14.8% 2.9x
58   Yellow Warbler 7.7% 22.7% 15.0% 2.9x
59   Great Egret 2.1% 22.7% 20.5% 10.7x
60   Gray Catbird 31.4% 22.0% 9.4% 0.7x
61   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.7% 21.3% 9.4% 0.7x
62   Red-tailed Hawk 14.0% 20.7% 6.7% 1.5x
63   Field Sparrow 3.5% 20.7% 17.1% 5.8x
64   Northern Waterthrush 7.2% 20.0% 12.8% 2.8x
65   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.5% 18.0% 15.5% 0.5x
66   Eastern Meadowlark 8.2% 14.7% 6.5% 1.8x
67   Cliff Swallow 5.4% 14.7% 9.2% 2.7x
68   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.8% 14.0% 9.8% 0.6x
69   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 14.0% 2.8% 0.8x
70   Hooded Warbler 11.0% 14.0% 3.0% 1.3x
71   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 13.3% 0.3% 1.0x
72   Blackpoll Warbler 7.4% 13.3% 5.9% 1.8x
73   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.1% 12.7% 1.5% 1.1x
74   Hooded Merganser 1.6% 11.3% 9.8% 7.3x
75   Wild Turkey 1.3% 11.3% 10.0% 8.5x
76   Northern Mockingbird 31.6% 10.7% 20.9% 0.3x
77   Black-and-white Warbler 15.5% 10.7% 4.8% 0.7x
78   Song Sparrow 14.2% 10.0% 4.2% 0.7x
79   Swamp Sparrow 1.8% 10.0% 8.2% 5.5x
80   Scarlet Tanager 12.2% 9.3% 2.8% 0.8x
81   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 8.0% 0.7% 1.1x
82   American Robin 38.4% 7.3% 31.0% 0.2x
83   Magnolia Warbler 3.6% 7.3% 3.7% 2.0x
84   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 6.0% 6.0% 0.5x
85   House Wren 9.2% 6.0% 3.2% 0.7x
86   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 6.0% 2.3% 0.7x
87   Tree Swallow 13.3% 5.3% 7.9% 0.4x
88   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 5.3% 6.0% 0.5x
89   Purple Martin 10.1% 5.3% 4.8% 0.5x
90   White-throated Sparrow 7.6% 5.3% 2.2% 0.7x
91   Olive-sided Flycatcher 0.2% 5.3% 5.1% 26.8x
92   American Bittern 0.1% 5.3% 5.3% 67.0x
93   House Finch 27.4% 4.7% 22.8% 0.2x
94   Double-crested Cormorant 19.2% 4.7% 14.5% 0.2x
95   Common Gallinule 0.0% 4.7% 4.6% 195.5x
96   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.8% 4.0% 10.8% 0.3x
97   Swainson's Thrush 6.5% 4.0% 2.5% 0.6x
98   Spotted Sandpiper 16.4% 3.3% 13.1% 0.2x
99   Palm Warbler 0.9% 3.3% 2.5% 3.8x
100   European Starling 22.9% 2.7% 20.3% 0.1x
101   Northern Flicker 9.3% 2.7% 6.6% 0.3x
102   Solitary Sandpiper 8.1% 2.7% 5.4% 0.3x
103   Kentucky Warbler 1.9% 2.7% 0.7% 1.4x
104   swallow sp. 1.2% 2.7% 1.5% 2.3x
105   duck sp. 0.5% 2.7% 2.1% 5.1x
106   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 2.0% 4.6% 0.3x
107   Bobolink 3.1% 2.0% 1.1% 0.7x
108   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2.4% 2.0% 0.4% 0.8x
109   Blue-headed Vireo 1.1% 2.0% 0.9% 1.8x
110   Black-billed Cuckoo 0.3% 2.0% 1.7% 7.0x
111   Killdeer 20.2% 1.3% 18.9% 0.1x
112   Cooper's Hawk 2.8% 1.3% 1.4% 0.5x
113   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.6% 1.3% 0.3% 0.8x
114   Greater Yellowlegs 1.3% 1.3% 0.1% 1.0x
115   Baltimore Oriole 1.0% 1.3% 0.4% 1.4x
116   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 0.7% 1.3% 0.6% 1.9x
117   Northern Bobwhite 0.3% 1.3% 1.0% 4.0x
118   Common Raven 0.2% 1.3% 1.2% 8.0x
119   passerine sp. 0.2% 1.3% 1.2% 8.8x
120   Little Blue Heron 0.1% 1.3% 1.2% 14.0x
121   new world vulture sp. 0.1% 1.3% 1.2% 15.2x
122   Pied-billed Grebe 0.1% 1.3% 1.3% 16.8x
123   Least Sandpiper 5.3% 0.7% 4.6% 0.1x
124   Veery 3.5% 0.7% 2.9% 0.2x
125   House Sparrow 3.3% 0.7% 2.7% 0.2x
126   crow sp. 1.8% 0.7% 1.1% 0.4x
127   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 0.7% 0.9% 0.4x
128   Bank Swallow 1.2% 0.7% 0.6% 0.5x
129   Cape May Warbler 0.8% 0.7% 0.1% 0.8x
130   Wilson's Warbler 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 1.0x
131   Black-throated Green Warbler 0.6% 0.7% 0.1% 1.2x
132   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 0.7% 0.1% 1.2x
133   hawk sp. 0.5% 0.7% 0.1% 1.3x
134   Great Horned Owl 0.5% 0.7% 0.1% 1.3x
135   Empidonax sp. 0.3% 0.7% 0.4% 2.5x
136   Common Nighthawk 0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 3.4x
137   White-crowned Sparrow 0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 4.2x
138   woodpecker sp. 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 6.0x
139   Red-breasted Nuthatch 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 6.0x
140   American Woodcock 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 7.6x
141   Dickcissel 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 9.3x
142   Black-crowned Night-Heron 0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 10.5x
143   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet 0.0% 0.7% 0.7% 41.9x
144   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.0% 0.7% 0.7% 83.8x