Birds Eye Maple is extremely rare and occurs in less than 1% of maple trees. It is rarely seen in hardwood flooring with the possible exception of small borders, medallions, and pattern material. It is more commonly used in high end furniture and other small woodworks. At Gaylord Hardwood Flooring you can have your entire floor done in the rarest and most unique wood available. The natural with colours species of Birdseye maple has a very nice variety in the grain. Each plank of wood has a slightly different shade to it which gives this floor a very unique look.