Bird Finder

Top Birds in August
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 5664 checklists in 368 hotspots

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist during the month of August. 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 August are indicated with a star. This is based on historical data from eBird, and does not include the current month.

Rank Info Species Chart Peak July August Change Relative
1   Carolina Wren
71.5% 72.2% 0.7% 1.0x
2   Northern Cardinal
76.0% 66.0% 10.0% 0.9x
3   Carolina Chickadee
54.7% 59.0% 4.3% 1.1x
4   American Goldfinch
56.4% 58.3% 2.0% 1.0x
5   American Crow
48.5% 52.9% 4.4% 1.1x
6   Tufted Titmouse
55.4% 52.9% 2.5% 1.0x
7   Mourning Dove
49.8% 48.5% 1.3% 1.0x
8   Great Blue Heron
41.8% 45.5% 3.7% 1.1x
9   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
43.5% 42.2% 1.4% 1.0x
10   Downy Woodpecker
40.0% 39.9% 0.1% 1.0x
11   Red-bellied Woodpecker
43.5% 39.7% 3.9% 0.9x
12   Eastern Bluebird
45.0% 39.2% 5.8% 0.9x
13   Blue Jay
37.9% 36.7% 1.1% 1.0x
14   Ruby-throated Hummingbird
25.6% 34.7% 9.0% 1.4x
15   Turkey Vulture
30.8% 31.9% 1.1% 1.0x
16   Great Egret
16.3% 31.9% 15.6% 2.0x
17   Northern Mockingbird
34.4% 31.6% 2.8% 0.9x
18   American Robin
40.0% 29.7% 10.2% 0.7x
19   Indigo Bunting
44.8% 28.7% 16.2% 0.6x
20   White-breasted Nuthatch
27.1% 27.3% 0.2% 1.0x
21   Gray Catbird
21.1% 27.2% 6.1% 1.3x
22   Fish Crow
31.3% 26.3% 5.0% 0.8x
23   Eastern Towhee
37.2% 26.1% 11.1% 0.7x
24   Brown-headed Nuthatch
23.6% 25.0% 1.5% 1.1x
25   Canada Goose
19.5% 24.6% 5.1% 1.3x
26   Red-shouldered Hawk
23.3% 23.9% 0.6% 1.0x
27   Blue Grosbeak
24.2% 21.9% 2.3% 0.9x
28   Red-eyed Vireo
28.7% 21.8% 6.9% 0.8x
29   Belted Kingfisher
14.8% 20.9% 6.2% 1.4x
30   Killdeer
18.0% 20.6% 2.6% 1.1x
31   White-eyed Vireo
20.8% 20.4% 0.4% 1.0x
32   Osprey
18.2% 19.8% 1.6% 1.1x
33   House Finch
25.4% 19.7% 5.6% 0.8x
34   Eastern Phoebe
20.1% 19.7% 0.4% 1.0x
35   Eastern Wood-Pewee
15.0% 19.3% 4.3% 1.3x
36   Chimney Swift
25.2% 18.4% 6.8% 0.7x
37   Chipping Sparrow
32.5% 17.8% 14.7% 0.5x
38   Mallard
17.8% 17.7% 0.1% 1.0x
39   Great Crested Flycatcher
24.4% 17.5% 7.0% 0.7x
40   Green Heron
17.3% 17.0% 0.3% 1.0x
41   Yellow-billed Cuckoo
24.3% 16.7% 7.6% 0.7x
42   Double-crested Cormorant
10.6% 16.6% 6.0% 1.6x
43   Pine Warbler
11.3% 15.6% 4.3% 1.4x
44   Black Vulture
13.7% 15.5% 1.8% 1.1x
45   Summer Tanager
24.6% 15.2% 9.4% 0.6x
46   Brown Thrasher
20.3% 15.0% 5.3% 0.7x
47   Pileated Woodpecker
11.3% 14.6% 3.3% 1.3x
48   Eastern Kingbird
21.4% 13.9% 7.5% 0.7x
49   Common Yellowthroat
24.4% 12.3% 12.1% 0.5x
50   Barn Swallow
25.9% 12.0% 13.9% 0.5x
51   Red-headed Woodpecker
11.0% 11.1% 0.1% 1.0x
52   Wood Duck
10.3% 11.0% 0.7% 1.1x
53   European Starling
13.3% 10.7% 2.6% 0.8x
54   Red-tailed Hawk
11.4% 10.6% 0.9% 0.9x
55   Song Sparrow
16.2% 10.2% 6.0% 0.6x
56   Spotted Sandpiper
5.0% 10.1% 5.0% 2.0x
57   Common Grackle
21.2% 9.7% 11.5% 0.5x
58   Northern Flicker
9.2% 9.7% 0.5% 1.0x
59   Acadian Flycatcher
22.6% 9.4% 13.2% 0.4x
60   Bald Eagle
5.7% 8.0% 2.3% 1.4x
61   Hairy Woodpecker
5.9% 7.8% 1.9% 1.3x
62   Northern Parula
10.2% 6.9% 3.3% 0.7x
63   Least Sandpiper
2.2% 6.5% 4.3% 2.9x
64   Red-winged Blackbird
16.9% 6.4% 10.5% 0.4x
65   Rock Pigeon
5.5% 6.1% 0.6% 1.1x
66   American Redstart
1.5% 5.9% 4.4% 3.8x
67   Brown-headed Cowbird
13.3% 5.9% 7.5% 0.4x
68   Solitary Sandpiper
1.7% 5.8% 4.1% 3.4x
69   Little Blue Heron
5.0% 5.0% 0.0% 1.0x
70   Pectoral Sandpiper
0.6% 5.0% 4.4% 8.8x
71   House Wren
5.9% 5.0% 1.0% 0.8x
72   Black-and-white Warbler
1.8% 4.8% 3.1% 2.7x
73   Cooper's Hawk
3.2% 4.6% 1.4% 1.4x
74   Mallard (Domestic type)
4.0% 4.1% 0.0% 1.0x
75   Barred Owl
4.6% 3.9% 0.7% 0.8x
76   Lesser Yellowlegs
0.1% 3.6% 3.5% 26.4x
77   Semipalmated Sandpiper
0.4% 3.5% 3.2% 9.1x
78   Yellow-throated Vireo
2.8% 3.5% 0.7% 1.2x
79   Semipalmated Plover
0.2% 3.2% 3.1% 17.7x
80   Tricolored Heron
0.6% 3.1% 2.5% 5.3x
81   Prairie Warbler
1.6% 3.1% 1.5% 1.9x
82   Field Sparrow
3.9% 3.1% 0.8% 0.8x
83   Hooded Warbler
3.5% 2.8% 0.7% 0.8x
84   Prothonotary Warbler
4.6% 2.7% 1.9% 0.6x
85   Snowy Egret
1.1% 2.6% 1.6% 2.5x
86   Purple Martin
12.2% 2.6% 9.6% 0.2x
87   Yellow Warbler
0.5% 2.6% 2.1% 5.1x
88   American Kestrel
1.6% 2.4% 0.7% 1.4x
89   Caspian Tern
0.3% 2.3% 1.9% 6.6x
90   peep sp.
0.6% 2.2% 1.6% 3.9x
91   Orchard Oriole
6.8% 2.1% 4.7% 0.3x
92   Eastern Meadowlark
4.8% 2.0% 2.8% 0.4x
93   Yellow-throated Warbler
4.0% 1.9% 2.1% 0.5x
94   Greater Yellowlegs
0.4% 1.8% 1.4% 4.5x
95   crow sp.
1.8% 1.8% 0.0% 1.0x
96   Anhinga
2.1% 1.8% 0.4% 0.8x
97   Wood Stork
0.1% 1.8% 1.7% 25.7x
98   Black Tern
0.0% 1.7% 1.7% 76.4x
99   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
2.3% 1.7% 0.6% 0.8x
100   Yellow-breasted Chat
5.7% 1.6% 4.1% 0.3x
101   Wood Thrush
8.8% 1.6% 7.2% 0.2x
102   Stilt Sandpiper
0% 1.6% 1.6%
103   Chestnut-sided Warbler
0% 1.5% 1.5%
104   Worm-eating Warbler
0.1% 1.5% 1.4% 21.9x
105   Scarlet Tanager
2.8% 1.5% 1.4% 0.5x
106   Short-billed Dowitcher
0.1% 1.4% 1.3% 15.6x
107   House Sparrow
2.8% 1.4% 1.5% 0.5x
108   White Ibis
0.9% 1.4% 0.4% 1.4x
109   Cedar Waxwing
0.9% 1.3% 0.4% 1.4x
110   Roseate Spoonbill
3.4% 1.3% 2.1% 0.4x
111   Blue-winged Warbler
0.0% 1.2% 1.1% 50.9x
112   Wild Turkey
1.3% 1.2% 0.1% 0.9x
113   Ovenbird
3.5% 1.1% 2.4% 0.3x
114   Blue-winged Teal
0% 1.1% 1.1%
115   Louisiana Waterthrush
2.8% 1.0% 1.8% 0.4x
116   Northern Rough-winged Swallow
7.1% 0.9% 6.2% 0.1x
117   Cliff Swallow
2.4% 0.9% 1.5% 0.4x
118   Grasshopper Sparrow
1.7% 0.9% 0.8% 0.5x
119   Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
1.5% 0.8% 0.6% 0.6x
120   swallow sp.
1.2% 0.8% 0.4% 0.7x
121   Great Horned Owl
0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 1.8x
122   Graylag Goose (Domestic type)
0.7% 0.8% 0.0% 1.1x
123   Broad-winged Hawk
0.5% 0.7% 0.2% 1.4x
124   Northern Waterthrush
0% 0.7% 0.7%
125   Empidonax sp.
0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 6.2x
126   Sanderling
0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 7.5x
127   Western Sandpiper
0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 7.3x
128   Baltimore Oriole
0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 9.5x
129   Common Nighthawk
0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 2.5x
130   Wilson's Phalarope
0% 0.6% 0.6%
131   Baird's Sandpiper
0% 0.6% 0.6%
132   Magnolia Warbler
0% 0.6% 0.6%
133   Mississippi Kite
0.9% 0.6% 0.3% 0.7x
134   Pied-billed Grebe
0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 2.2x
135   hawk sp.
0.6% 0.5% 0.0% 0.9x
136   American Avocet
0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 2.5x
137   Forster's Tern
0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 21.6x
138   Tree Swallow
2.2% 0.5% 1.7% 0.2x
139   Bobolink
0.0% 0.5% 0.4% 20.1x
140   Olive-sided Flycatcher
0% 0.5% 0.5%
141   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 2.3x
142   Mute Swan
0.5% 0.4% 0.1% 0.8x
143   Black-crowned Night-Heron
0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 1.0x
144   Downy/Hairy Woodpecker
0.5% 0.4% 0.1% 0.7x
145   duck sp.
0.8% 0.4% 0.4% 0.5x
146   Ring-billed Gull
0.1% 0.4% 0.2% 3.1x
147   Loggerhead Shrike
0.3% 0.4% 0.0% 1.1x
148   Common Tern
0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 14.7x
149   Kentucky Warbler
0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5x
150   White-rumped Sandpiper
0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 13.9x
151   Laughing Gull
0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 13.1x
152   Northern Bobwhite
1.1% 0.3% 0.9% 0.2x
153   sparrow sp.
0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.7x
154   Buteo sp.
0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.4x
155   Black-throated Blue Warbler
0% 0.2% 0.2%
156   Willet
0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 10.8x
157   Common Raven
0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.8x
158   Eastern Whip-poor-will
0.6% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4x
159   Northern Shoveler
0% 0.2% 0.2%
160   Horned Lark
0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4x
161   Canada Warbler
0% 0.2% 0.2%
162   Red-necked Phalarope
0% 0.2% 0.2%
163   Piping Plover
0% 0.2% 0.2%
164   Least Flycatcher
0% 0.2% 0.2%
165   Veery
0% 0.2% 0.2%
166   new world vulture sp.
0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 1.9x
167   Northern Harrier
0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 6.9x
168   Black-bellied Plover
0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 6.9x
169   American Black Duck
0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 3.5x
170   Red Knot
0% 0.2% 0.2%
171   Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
0% 0.2% 0.2%
172   Ruddy Turnstone
0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 6.2x
173   Eastern Screech-Owl
0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4x
174   Sharp-shinned Hawk
0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 2.1x
175   woodpecker sp.
0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 1.2x
176   American Golden-Plover
0% 0.1% 0.1%
177   Royal Tern
0% 0.1% 0.1%
178   gull sp.
0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 1.8x
179   Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
0% 0.1% 0.1%
180   Accipiter sp.
0% 0.1% 0.1%
181   passerine sp.
0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 1.8x
182   Herring Gull
0% 0.1% 0.1%
183   Blue-headed Vireo
0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.6x
184   Blackburnian Warbler
0% 0.1% 0.1%
185   Least Tern
0% 0.1% 0.1%
186   Long-billed Dowitcher
0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 1.9x
187   Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4x
188   Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
0% 0.1% 0.1%
189   vireo sp.
0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 3.9x
190   Lark Sparrow
0% 0.1% 0.1%
191   Sora
0% 0.1% 0.1%
192   Golden-winged Warbler
0% 0.1% 0.1%
193   Bank Swallow
0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 3.1x
194   Glossy Ibis
0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2x
195   shorebird sp.
0% 0.1% 0.1%
196   Buff-breasted Sandpiper
0% 0.1% 0.1%
197   Hooded Merganser
0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4x
198   Nashville Warbler
0% 0.1% 0.1%
199   American Bittern
0% 0.1% 0.1%
200   Merlin
0% 0.1% 0.1%
201   Wilson's Snipe
0% 0.1% 0.1%
202   Tennessee Warbler
0% 0.1% 0.1%
203   Marbled Godwit
0% 0.1% 0.1%
204   tern sp.
0% 0.1% 0.1%
205   Green-winged Teal
0% 0.0% 0.0%
206   Ring-necked Duck
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5x
207   American Coot
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8x
208   Gadwall
0% 0.0% 0.0%
209   Common Loon
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8x
210   White-throated Sparrow
0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3x
211   Red-breasted Nuthatch
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8x
212   Cape May Warbler
0% 0.0% 0.0%
213   Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
0% 0.0% 0.0%
214   Chuck-will's-widow
0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3x
215   Little Gull
0% 0.0% 0.0%
216   Sooty Tern
0% 0.0% 0.0%
217   Sterna sp.
0% 0.0% 0.0%
218   Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4x
219   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
0% 0.0% 0.0%
220   Budgerigar (Domestic type)
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5x
221   heron sp.
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8x
222   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
0% 0.0% 0.0%
223   Northern Pintail
0% 0.0% 0.0%
224   Peregrine Falcon
0% 0.0% 0.0%
225   Black-throated Green Warbler
0% 0.0% 0.0%
226   Willow Flycatcher
0% 0.0% 0.0%
227   Wilson's Warbler