Top Birds in September
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA
based on 6485 checklists in 354 hotspots
This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist during the month of September. The change in probability from the previous month is also shown, to highlight which birds are coming and going. Rows with significant changes (< 0.5x or > 2x) are highlighted in red or green. Species that peak in September are indicated with a star. This is based on historical data from eBird, and does not include the current month.
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Rank  Info  Species  Chart  Peak  August  September  Change  Relative  

1  Carolina Wren 

71.2%  75.3%  4.1%  1.1x  
2  Northern Cardinal 

65.0%  71.8%  6.8%  1.1x  
3  Carolina Chickadee 

58.2%  69.5%  11.2%  1.2x  
4  American Crow 

54.4%  64.1%  9.7%  1.2x  
5  Tufted Titmouse 

53.5%  63.7%  10.2%  1.2x  
6  Blue Jay 

37.8%  62.4%  24.6%  1.6x  
7  Redbellied Woodpecker 

39.7%  56.0%  16.3%  1.4x  
8  Downy Woodpecker 

38.7%  52.6%  13.9%  1.4x  
9  American Goldfinch 

59.0%  45.6%  13.3%  0.8x  
10  Great Blue Heron 

44.8%  42.7%  2.1%  1.0x  
11  Eastern Bluebird 

38.9%  41.1%  2.2%  1.1x  
12  Mourning Dove 

50.1%  40.8%  9.3%  0.8x  
13  Gray Catbird 

26.0%  40.6%  14.6%  1.6x  
14  Turkey Vulture 

32.0%  38.5%  6.5%  1.2x  
15  Pine Warbler 

15.2%  37.5%  22.3%  2.5x  
16  Eastern Phoebe 

19.9%  35.1%  15.2%  1.8x  
17  Northern Mockingbird 

33.6%  34.0%  0.4%  1.0x  
18  Whitebreasted Nuthatch 

26.7%  33.9%  7.2%  1.3x  
19  Brownheaded Nuthatch 

23.7%  33.5%  9.8%  1.4x  
20  Redshouldered Hawk 

23.0%  33.2%  10.2%  1.4x  
21  Rubythroated Hummingbird 

34.4%  30.3%  4.1%  0.9x  
22  Whiteeyed Vireo 

18.1%  30.3%  12.2%  1.7x  
23  American Robin 

31.8%  30.1%  1.7%  0.9x  
24  Common Yellowthroat 

10.4%  29.2%  18.8%  2.8x  
25  American Redstart 

4.7%  28.4%  23.7%  6.0x  
26  Brown Thrasher 

15.3%  27.9%  12.6%  1.8x  
27  Belted Kingfisher 

20.5%  26.5%  6.0%  1.3x  
28  Great Egret 

29.2%  26.1%  3.1%  0.9x  
29  Bluegray Gnatcatcher 

42.9%  25.7%  17.1%  0.6x  
30  Eastern Towhee 

26.0%  25.6%  0.5%  1.0x  
31  Eastern WoodPewee 

16.7%  25.0%  8.3%  1.5x  
32  Redeyed Vireo 

19.2%  24.9%  5.7%  1.3x  
33  Northern Flicker 

10.5%  24.3%  13.8%  2.3x  
34  Chimney Swift 

19.2%  23.7%  4.5%  1.2x  
35  Canada Goose 

25.5%  23.5%  2.0%  0.9x  
36  Pileated Woodpecker 

14.2%  22.4%  8.2%  1.6x  
37  Summer Tanager 

14.5%  22.3%  7.9%  1.5x  
38  Killdeer 

21.3%  22.3%  1.0%  1.0x  
39  Fish Crow 

27.3%  21.4%  5.9%  0.8x  
40  Blackandwhite Warbler 

3.3%  20.5%  17.2%  6.2x  
41  Northern Parula 

5.4%  20.0%  14.6%  3.7x  
42  Black Vulture 

15.2%  18.9%  3.6%  1.2x  
43  House Finch 

20.9%  18.5%  2.4%  0.9x  
44  Doublecrested Cormorant 

17.8%  18.0%  0.2%  1.0x  
45  Indigo Bunting 

27.8%  17.2%  10.6%  0.6x  
46  Redheaded Woodpecker 

12.2%  16.5%  4.3%  1.4x  
47  Mallard 

17.0%  14.7%  2.3%  0.9x  
48  Magnolia Warbler 

0.4%  13.8%  13.4%  33.3x  
49  Yellowbilled Cuckoo 

15.8%  13.8%  2.0%  0.9x  
50  Chipping Sparrow 

18.0%  13.7%  4.3%  0.8x  
51  European Starling 

11.9%  12.6%  0.7%  1.1x  
52  Hairy Woodpecker 

7.4%  12.5%  5.1%  1.7x  
53  Blue Grosbeak 

22.9%  12.2%  10.6%  0.5x  
54  Osprey 

19.0%  12.1%  6.9%  0.6x  
55  Bald Eagle 

7.7%  11.3%  3.6%  1.5x  
56  Redtailed Hawk 

11.5%  10.2%  1.3%  0.9x  
57  House Wren 

5.4%  9.9%  4.5%  1.8x  
58  Song Sparrow 

11.1%  9.7%  1.3%  0.9x  
59  Wood Duck 

10.8%  9.0%  1.8%  0.8x  
60  Great Crested Flycatcher 

15.8%  8.6%  7.3%  0.5x  
61  Scarlet Tanager 

1.5%  8.0%  6.5%  5.5x  
62  Chestnutsided Warbler 

0.5%  7.9%  7.4%  15.6x  
63  Green Heron 

16.4%  7.0%  9.4%  0.4x  
64  Hooded Warbler 

2.6%  7.0%  4.3%  2.6x  
65  Rosebreasted Grosbeak 

0%  6.9%  6.9%  ∞  
66  Spotted Sandpiper 

10.7%  5.5%  5.2%  0.5x  
67  Yellowthroated Vireo 

2.2%  5.5%  3.3%  2.5x  
68  Rock Pigeon 

6.6%  5.5%  1.1%  0.8x  
69  Acadian Flycatcher 

8.5%  5.4%  3.1%  0.6x  
70  Cape May Warbler 

0%  5.3%  5.3%  ∞  
71  Least Sandpiper 

7.6%  5.2%  2.4%  0.7x  
72  Barred Owl 

3.5%  5.1%  1.6%  1.4x  
73  Cooper's Hawk 

4.9%  5.0%  0.2%  1.0x  
74  Swainson's Thrush 

0%  5.0%  5.0%  ∞  
75  American Kestrel 

3.0%  4.8%  1.8%  1.6x  
76  Blackthroated Blue Warbler 

0.1%  4.8%  4.7%  68.7x  
77  Cedar Waxwing 

1.2%  4.7%  3.4%  3.7x  
78  Lesser Yellowlegs 

4.6%  4.5%  0.2%  1.0x  
79  Prairie Warbler 

3.2%  4.5%  1.2%  1.4x  
80  Common Grackle 

9.9%  4.4%  5.5%  0.4x  
81  Brownheaded Cowbird 

6.4%  4.3%  2.1%  0.7x  
82  Palm Warbler 

0.0%  4.3%  4.2%  184.2x  
83  Mallard (Domestic type) 

4.9%  4.3%  0.6%  0.9x  
84  Yellowthroated Warbler 

1.5%  4.0%  2.6%  2.7x  
85  Northern Waterthrush 

0.7%  4.0%  3.2%  5.4x  
86  Pectoral Sandpiper 

6.1%  3.9%  2.2%  0.6x  
87  Wood Thrush 

1.7%  3.7%  1.9%  2.1x  
88  Yellow Warbler 

2.9%  3.4%  0.4%  1.2x  
89  Veery 

0.2%  3.2%  3.0%  19.6x  
90  Ovenbird 

0.9%  3.0%  2.1%  3.2x  
91  Bluewinged Teal 

1.1%  2.9%  1.8%  2.7x  
92  Solitary Sandpiper 

5.6%  2.8%  2.8%  0.5x  
93  Semipalmated Sandpiper 

4.4%  2.7%  1.6%  0.6x  
94  Bluewinged Warbler 

0.5%  2.7%  2.2%  5.4x  
95  Empidonax sp. 

0.6%  2.7%  2.1%  4.5x  
96  Baltimore Oriole 

0.6%  2.6%  2.0%  4.3x  
97  Caspian Tern 

2.8%  2.5%  0.3%  0.9x  
98  Semipalmated Plover 

4.1%  2.5%  1.6%  0.6x  
99  Stilt Sandpiper 

2.0%  2.4%  0.4%  1.2x  
100  Wormeating Warbler 

0.9%  2.2%  1.4%  2.6x  
101  Tennessee Warbler 

0.0%  2.2%  2.2%  96.1x  
102  Greater Yellowlegs 

2.1%  2.2%  0.1%  1.0x  
103  Field Sparrow 

3.3%  2.1%  1.2%  0.6x  
104  Barn Swallow 

12.3%  2.0%  10.3%  0.2x  
105  Blackburnian Warbler 

0.0%  2.0%  1.9%  42.7x  
106  Bobolink 

0.6%  2.0%  1.4%  3.4x  
107  Rubycrowned Kinglet 

0%  1.8%  1.8%  ∞  
108  Redbreasted Nuthatch 

0.0%  1.8%  1.7%  38.0x  
109  Forster's Tern 

0.6%  1.8%  1.1%  2.7x  
110  warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 

0.4%  1.7%  1.3%  3.9x  
111  Kirtland's Warbler 

0%  1.7%  1.7%  ∞  
112  Blackthroated Green Warbler 

0.0%  1.7%  1.7%  73.4x  
113  Piedbilled Grebe 

0.6%  1.7%  1.1%  2.9x  
114  peep sp. 

2.8%  1.7%  1.1%  0.6x  
115  crow sp. 

2.1%  1.7%  0.4%  0.8x  
116  Eastern Kingbird 

14.6%  1.6%  12.9%  0.1x  
117  Redwinged Blackbird 

6.9%  1.6%  5.2%  0.2x  
118  Yellowbreasted Chat 

1.3%  1.5%  0.2%  1.2x  
119  Wild Turkey 

1.3%  1.5%  0.2%  1.2x  
120  Sanderling 

0.9%  1.4%  0.5%  1.5x  
121  Little Blue Heron 

4.6%  1.3%  3.3%  0.3x  
122  Shortbilled Dowitcher 

1.8%  1.3%  0.6%  0.7x  
123  Eastern Meadowlark 

2.4%  1.3%  1.1%  0.5x  
124  Snowy Egret 

2.8%  1.2%  1.5%  0.4x  
125  Wood Stork 

1.0%  1.2%  0.2%  1.2x  
126  Common Tern 

0.3%  1.2%  0.8%  3.6x  
127  Graylag Goose (Domestic type) 

0.8%  1.2%  0.4%  1.5x  
128  Common Nighthawk 

0.6%  1.1%  0.5%  1.7x  
129  Black Tern 

2.2%  1.1%  1.1%  0.5x  
130  House Sparrow 

1.4%  1.0%  0.4%  0.7x  
131  Royal Tern 

0.2%  1.0%  0.8%  6.1x  
132  Philadelphia Vireo 

0%  1.0%  1.0%  ∞  
133  Great Horned Owl 

0.8%  0.9%  0.1%  1.2x  
134  Buffbreasted Sandpiper 

0.0%  0.9%  0.8%  19.0x  
135  Muscovy Duck (Domestic type) 

0.8%  0.9%  0.1%  1.1x  
136  Broadwinged Hawk 

0.5%  0.9%  0.4%  1.9x  
137  Northern Shoveler 

0.3%  0.8%  0.6%  3.1x  
138  Sharpshinned Hawk 

0.2%  0.8%  0.7%  5.1x  
139  Nashville Warbler 

0.1%  0.8%  0.7%  11.6x  
140  hawk sp. 

0.5%  0.8%  0.3%  1.6x  
141  Tricolored Heron 

1.5%  0.8%  0.7%  0.5x  
142  Prothonotary Warbler 

2.3%  0.7%  1.5%  0.3x  
143  Blueheaded Vireo 

0.1%  0.7%  0.6%  7.8x  
144  Whiterumped Sandpiper 

0.4%  0.7%  0.3%  1.7x  
145  Common Raven 

0.3%  0.7%  0.4%  2.5x  
146  Tree Swallow 

0.5%  0.6%  0.2%  1.4x  
147  Laughing Gull 

0.4%  0.6%  0.3%  1.6x  
148  Western Sandpiper 

0.8%  0.6%  0.2%  0.8x  
149  Merlin 

0.1%  0.6%  0.6%  9.1x  
150  American GoldenPlover 

0.2%  0.6%  0.4%  3.4x  
151  Goldenwinged Warbler 

0.0%  0.6%  0.6%  13.3x  
152  Canada Warbler 

0.1%  0.6%  0.5%  5.2x  
153  Yellowbellied Flycatcher 

0%  0.6%  0.6%  ∞  
154  White Ibis 

1.5%  0.6%  0.9%  0.4x  
155  Sterna sp. 

0.0%  0.6%  0.5%  12.7x  
156  Ringbilled Gull 

0.4%  0.6%  0.1%  1.3x  
157  Graycheeked Thrush 

0%  0.5%  0.5%  ∞  
158  Peregrine Falcon 

0.0%  0.5%  0.5%  22.7x  
159  Eastern ScreechOwl 

0.1%  0.5%  0.4%  5.7x  
160  Baird's Sandpiper 

0.8%  0.5%  0.3%  0.7x  
161  Baybreasted Warbler 

0%  0.5%  0.5%  ∞  
162  American Avocet 

0.7%  0.5%  0.2%  0.8x  
163  Northern Harrier 

0.2%  0.5%  0.3%  2.8x  
164  Least Flycatcher 

0.1%  0.5%  0.4%  3.7x  
165  duck sp. 

0.4%  0.5%  0.1%  1.3x  
166  Catharus sp. 

0%  0.5%  0.5%  ∞  
167  Marsh Wren 

0%  0.5%  0.5%  ∞  
168  Lark Sparrow 

0.0%  0.5%  0.4%  20.0x  
169  Blackpoll Warbler 

0%  0.4%  0.4%  ∞  
170  passerine sp. 

0.1%  0.4%  0.3%  3.2x  
171  Yellowbellied Sapsucker 

0.0%  0.4%  0.4%  18.7x  
172  Mute Swan 

0.4%  0.4%  0.1%  1.2x  
173  Rednecked Phalarope 

0.3%  0.4%  0.2%  1.7x  
174  Wilson's Warbler 

0.0%  0.4%  0.3%  16.0x  
175  swallow sp. 

0.9%  0.4%  0.5%  0.4x  
176  Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 

0.4%  0.4%  0.1%  0.8x  
177  Greenwinged Teal 

0.0%  0.3%  0.3%  7.3x  
178  Yellowcrowned NightHeron 

1.8%  0.3%  1.5%  0.2x  
179  Wilson's Snipe 

0.1%  0.3%  0.3%  4.9x  
180  Blackbilled Cuckoo 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
181  Ruddy Turnstone 

0.2%  0.3%  0.1%  1.8x  
182  Yellowrumped Warbler 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
183  Anhinga 

0.6%  0.3%  0.3%  0.5x  
184  Hudsonian Godwit 

0.0%  0.3%  0.3%  13.3x  
185  Horned Lark 

0.1%  0.3%  0.2%  2.5x  
186  sparrow sp. 

0.2%  0.3%  0.0%  1.2x  
187  Sandwich Tern 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
188  Northern Roughwinged Swallow 

1.1%  0.2%  0.8%  0.2x  
189  Accipiter sp. 

0.1%  0.2%  0.2%  2.7x  
190  Wilson's Phalarope 

0.8%  0.2%  0.6%  0.3x  
191  Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.1x  
192  Loggerhead Shrike 

0.5%  0.2%  0.2%  0.5x  
193  Blackbellied Plover 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.0x  
194  Purple Martin 

2.8%  0.2%  2.6%  0.1x  
195  American Black Duck 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.2x  
196  Buteo sp. 

0.3%  0.2%  0.1%  0.7x  
197  Eastern Whippoorwill 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  0.9x  
198  new world vulture sp. 

0.1%  0.2%  0.0%  1.3x  
199  Herring Gull 

0.1%  0.2%  0.0%  1.2x  
200  Lesser Blackbacked Gull 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
201  Willow Flycatcher 

0.0%  0.2%  0.1%  6.7x  
202  Bank Swallow 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  2.2x  
203  Warbling Vireo 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
204  Least Tern 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.0x  
205  Connecticut Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
206  Sabine's Gull 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
207  Blackcrowned NightHeron 

0.4%  0.1%  0.2%  0.3x  
208  Mississippi Kite 

0.5%  0.1%  0.4%  0.2x  
209  Winter Wren 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
210  Parasitic Jaeger 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
211  Kentucky Warbler 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.9x  
212  Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher) 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.1x  
213  Mourning Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
214  Sora 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.2x  
215  Marbled Godwit 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.6x  
216  Northern Bobwhite 

0.3%  0.1%  0.2%  0.3x  
217  Glossy Ibis 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.3x  
218  woodpecker sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
219  Roseate Spoonbill 

0.4%  0.1%  0.3%  0.2x  
220  Sooty Tern 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  2.0x  
221  Orchard Oriole 

2.4%  0.1%  2.3%  0.0x  
222  Ruddy Duck 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
223  Grasshopper Sparrow 

1.0%  0.1%  0.9%  0.1x  
224  gull sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.7x  
225  Clapper Rail 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  3.3x  
226  blackbird sp. 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  3.3x  
227  Swamp Sparrow 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
228  Olivesided Flycatcher 

0.6%  0.1%  0.5%  0.1x  
229  Yellowbilled/Blackbilled Cuckoo 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
230  Ringnecked Duck 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.0x  
231  American Coot 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.0x  
232  Dickcissel 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
233  Gadwall 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.0x  
234  Cliff Swallow 

0.9%  0.0%  0.9%  0.1x  
235  American Oystercatcher 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
236  Sedge Wren 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
237  Savannah Sparrow 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
238  Alder Flycatcher 
