Bird Finder

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

based on 48 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 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.

Back to the Top Birds list

Rank Info Pics Species Entire Region This Location Difference Relative
1   Northern Cardinal 79.7% 87.5% 7.8% 1.1x
2   Red-bellied Woodpecker 54.2% 85.4% 31.2% 1.6x
3   Carolina Wren 70.5% 83.3% 12.8% 1.2x
4   Carolina Chickadee 60.2% 75.0% 14.8% 1.2x
5   Tufted Titmouse 64.6% 72.9% 8.3% 1.1x
6   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 64.6% 24.7% 1.6x
7   Red-eyed Vireo 51.4% 62.5% 11.1% 1.2x
8   Northern Parula 36.3% 58.3% 22.0% 1.6x
9   American Goldfinch 44.5% 56.2% 11.7% 1.3x
10   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 56.8% 52.1% 4.7% 0.9x
11   Mourning Dove 48.5% 50.0% 1.5% 1.0x
12   Great Crested Flycatcher 48.3% 47.9% 0.4% 1.0x
13   Great Blue Heron 46.4% 47.9% 1.5% 1.0x
14   Pine Warbler 40.0% 43.8% 3.7% 1.1x
15   Eastern Phoebe 34.3% 43.8% 9.4% 1.3x
16   Eastern Towhee 37.5% 41.7% 4.2% 1.1x
17   Northern Rough-winged Swallow 31.9% 41.7% 9.8% 1.3x
18   Common Grackle 35.6% 39.6% 4.0% 1.1x
19   White-breasted Nuthatch 23.7% 39.6% 15.9% 1.7x
20   White-eyed Vireo 33.5% 37.5% 4.0% 1.1x
21   Mallard 28.9% 37.5% 8.6% 1.3x
22   Common Yellowthroat 40.7% 35.4% 5.3% 0.9x
23   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.6% 35.4% 3.9% 1.1x
24   Summer Tanager 37.3% 33.3% 4.0% 0.9x
25   Acadian Flycatcher 25.9% 33.3% 7.4% 1.3x
26   Blue Jay 43.3% 31.2% 12.1% 0.7x
27   Gray Catbird 30.9% 31.2% 0.4% 1.0x
28   American Crow 57.0% 29.2% 27.8% 0.5x
29   Chimney Swift 28.6% 29.2% 0.6% 1.0x
30   Canada Goose 41.7% 27.1% 14.6% 0.7x
31   Red-winged Blackbird 27.4% 27.1% 0.3% 1.0x
32   American Redstart 22.6% 25.0% 2.4% 1.1x
33   Black-and-white Warbler 15.8% 25.0% 9.2% 1.6x
34   American Robin 38.5% 20.8% 17.7% 0.5x
35   Brown-headed Cowbird 35.4% 20.8% 14.5% 0.6x
36   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.5% 20.8% 9.6% 0.7x
37   House Finch 27.9% 20.8% 7.1% 0.7x
38   Eastern Wood-Pewee 21.3% 20.8% 0.5% 1.0x
39   Turkey Vulture 39.8% 18.8% 21.0% 0.5x
40   Fish Crow 33.3% 18.8% 14.6% 0.6x
41   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.8% 18.8% 4.9% 1.4x
42   Indigo Bunting 45.4% 16.7% 28.7% 0.4x
43   Eastern Bluebird 49.8% 14.6% 35.2% 0.3x
44   Chipping Sparrow 38.2% 14.6% 23.6% 0.4x
45   Northern Mockingbird 31.0% 14.6% 16.4% 0.5x
46   Ovenbird 18.7% 14.6% 4.1% 0.8x
47   White-throated Sparrow 8.5% 14.6% 6.1% 1.7x
48   Wood Thrush 13.7% 12.5% 1.2% 0.9x
49   Swainson's Thrush 6.0% 12.5% 6.5% 2.1x
50   Killdeer 20.0% 10.4% 9.5% 0.5x
51   Pileated Woodpecker 19.2% 10.4% 8.8% 0.5x
52   Yellow-rumped Warbler 11.3% 10.4% 0.9% 0.9x
53   Hairy Woodpecker 8.6% 10.4% 1.8% 1.2x
54   Solitary Sandpiper 8.1% 10.4% 2.3% 1.3x
55   Northern Waterthrush 7.0% 10.4% 3.5% 1.5x
56   Red-tailed Hawk 13.3% 8.3% 5.0% 0.6x
57   House Wren 9.6% 8.3% 1.3% 0.9x
58   Blackpoll Warbler 7.3% 8.3% 1.1% 1.1x
59   Spotted Sandpiper 16.4% 6.2% 10.1% 0.4x
60   Scarlet Tanager 11.9% 6.2% 5.6% 0.5x
61   Belted Kingfisher 11.8% 6.2% 5.6% 0.5x
62   Eastern Kingbird 26.6% 4.2% 22.4% 0.2x
63   Blue Grosbeak 23.5% 4.2% 19.3% 0.2x
64   European Starling 22.3% 4.2% 18.2% 0.2x
65   Song Sparrow 14.9% 4.2% 10.7% 0.3x
66   Cedar Waxwing 13.4% 4.2% 9.2% 0.3x
67   Hooded Warbler 11.4% 4.2% 7.3% 0.4x
68   Veery 3.5% 4.2% 0.7% 1.2x
69   Mississippi Kite 2.3% 4.2% 1.9% 1.8x
70   Chestnut-sided Warbler 1.5% 4.2% 2.7% 2.8x
71   Black Vulture 21.2% 2.1% 19.1% 0.1x
72   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 19.2% 2.1% 17.1% 0.1x
73   Brown Thrasher 17.4% 2.1% 15.3% 0.1x
74   Prothonotary Warbler 16.2% 2.1% 14.1% 0.1x
75   Orchard Oriole 15.3% 2.1% 13.2% 0.1x
76   Wood Duck 13.0% 2.1% 10.9% 0.2x
77   Red-headed Woodpecker 10.7% 2.1% 8.7% 0.2x
78   Green Heron 10.6% 2.1% 8.5% 0.2x
79   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 10.4% 2.1% 8.3% 0.2x
80   Purple Martin 10.4% 2.1% 8.3% 0.2x
81   Barred Owl 7.8% 2.1% 5.7% 0.3x
82   Prairie Warbler 7.6% 2.1% 5.5% 0.3x
83   Louisiana Waterthrush 7.4% 2.1% 5.3% 0.3x
84   Rock Pigeon 6.2% 2.1% 4.1% 0.3x
85   House Sparrow 3.7% 2.1% 1.6% 0.6x
86   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1.6% 2.1% 0.5% 1.3x
87   Pine Siskin 0.8% 2.1% 1.3% 2.7x
88   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 0.5% 2.1% 1.6% 4.1x
89   Red-breasted Nuthatch 0.1% 2.1% 2.0% 21.4x