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Top Birds at Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' in May
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 43 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 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 79.4% 88.4% 9.0% 1.1x
2   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.0% 88.4% 33.3% 1.6x
3   Carolina Wren 70.0% 83.7% 13.7% 1.2x
4   Tufted Titmouse 64.7% 79.1% 14.4% 1.2x
5   Carolina Chickadee 60.5% 74.4% 14.0% 1.2x
6   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 67.4% 16.1% 1.3x
7   Downy Woodpecker 39.2% 65.1% 26.0% 1.7x
8   Northern Parula 36.2% 62.8% 26.6% 1.7x
9   American Goldfinch 43.5% 60.5% 17.0% 1.4x
10   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.4% 53.5% 3.0% 0.9x
11   Mourning Dove 49.3% 48.8% 0.5% 1.0x
12   Great Blue Heron 48.0% 48.8% 0.9% 1.0x
13   Pine Warbler 39.0% 48.8% 9.9% 1.3x
14   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.0% 46.5% 1.5% 1.0x
15   Eastern Phoebe 33.9% 46.5% 12.6% 1.4x
16   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.6% 44.2% 20.6% 1.9x
17   Eastern Towhee 37.8% 41.9% 4.1% 1.1x
18   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33.2% 41.9% 8.6% 1.3x
19   White-eyed Vireo 31.9% 41.9% 10.0% 1.3x
20   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 39.5% 1.2% 1.0x
21   Common Grackle 36.9% 39.5% 2.6% 1.1x
22   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 39.5% 7.9% 1.3x
23   Summer Tanager 37.8% 34.9% 2.9% 0.9x
24   Acadian Flycatcher 26.7% 34.9% 8.2% 1.3x
25   Blue Jay 44.5% 32.6% 11.9% 0.7x
26   Mallard 30.4% 32.6% 2.2% 1.1x
27   Gray Catbird 31.3% 30.2% 1.1% 1.0x
28   Chimney Swift 28.8% 30.2% 1.4% 1.0x
29   Red-winged Blackbird 27.1% 30.2% 3.1% 1.1x
30   American Crow 56.8% 27.9% 28.9% 0.5x
31   American Redstart 22.5% 27.9% 5.4% 1.2x
32   Black-and-white Warbler 15.4% 25.6% 10.2% 1.7x
33   Canada Goose 42.4% 23.3% 19.1% 0.5x
34   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.7% 23.3% 1.6% 1.1x
35   Turkey Vulture 39.5% 20.9% 18.6% 0.5x
36   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.9% 20.9% 14.9% 0.6x
37   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.6% 20.9% 9.7% 0.7x
38   House Finch 27.2% 20.9% 6.3% 0.8x
39   Black-throated Blue Warbler 14.7% 20.9% 6.3% 1.4x
40   Fish Crow 33.3% 18.6% 14.7% 0.6x
41   Indigo Bunting 45.0% 16.3% 28.7% 0.4x
42   American Robin 38.1% 16.3% 21.8% 0.4x
43   Chipping Sparrow 37.2% 16.3% 21.0% 0.4x
44   Northern Mockingbird 31.4% 16.3% 15.1% 0.5x
45   Ovenbird 18.8% 16.3% 2.5% 0.9x
46   White-throated Sparrow 7.5% 16.3% 8.8% 2.2x
47   Eastern Bluebird 49.5% 14.0% 35.6% 0.3x
48   Wood Thrush 14.2% 14.0% 0.3% 1.0x
49   Swainson's Thrush 6.4% 14.0% 7.5% 2.2x
50   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 11.6% 0.4% 1.0x
51   Hairy Woodpecker 8.3% 11.6% 3.3% 1.4x
52   Northern Waterthrush 7.3% 11.6% 4.3% 1.6x
53   Killdeer 20.0% 9.3% 10.7% 0.5x
54   Solitary Sandpiper 8.0% 9.3% 1.3% 1.2x
55   Blackpoll Warbler 7.5% 9.3% 1.8% 1.2x
56   Pileated Woodpecker 19.4% 7.0% 12.4% 0.4x
57   Spotted Sandpiper 16.3% 7.0% 9.3% 0.4x
58   Red-tailed Hawk 14.1% 7.0% 7.1% 0.5x
59   Scarlet Tanager 12.1% 7.0% 5.2% 0.6x
60   Belted Kingfisher 12.0% 7.0% 5.0% 0.6x
61   House Wren 9.2% 7.0% 2.2% 0.8x
62   Blue Grosbeak 23.4% 4.7% 18.8% 0.2x
63   Song Sparrow 14.2% 4.7% 9.5% 0.3x
64   Hooded Warbler 11.1% 4.7% 6.4% 0.4x
65   Mississippi Kite 1.9% 4.7% 2.7% 2.4x
66   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.6% 4.7% 3.1% 2.9x
67   Eastern Kingbird 26.5% 2.3% 24.1% 0.1x
68   European Starling 22.8% 2.3% 20.4% 0.1x
69   Black Vulture 21.2% 2.3% 18.9% 0.1x
70   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.1% 2.3% 16.7% 0.1x
71   Brown Thrasher 16.8% 2.3% 14.5% 0.1x
72   Prothonotary Warbler 16.5% 2.3% 14.2% 0.1x
73   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 2.3% 13.0% 0.2x
74   Cedar Waxwing 13.0% 2.3% 10.7% 0.2x
75   Wood Duck 12.8% 2.3% 10.4% 0.2x
76   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 12.1% 2.3% 9.8% 0.2x
77   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.2% 2.3% 8.8% 0.2x
78   Green Heron 10.7% 2.3% 8.4% 0.2x
79   Purple Martin 10.1% 2.3% 7.8% 0.2x
80   Barred Owl 8.1% 2.3% 5.8% 0.3x
81   Prairie Warbler 7.7% 2.3% 5.4% 0.3x
82   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.3% 2.3% 5.0% 0.3x
83   Rock Pigeon 6.6% 2.3% 4.2% 0.4x
84   Veery 3.5% 2.3% 1.2% 0.7x
85   House Sparrow 3.3% 2.3% 1.0% 0.7x
86   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.5% 2.3% 0.8% 1.5x
87   Pine Siskin 0.9% 2.3% 1.5% 2.7x
88   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 2.3% 1.8% 4.3x
89   Red-breasted Nuthatch 0.1% 2.3% 2.2% 21.0x