Top Birds in March
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA
based on 10347 checklists in 385 hotspots
This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist during the month of March. 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 March 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  February  March  Change  Relative  

1  Northern Cardinal 

64.0%  75.0%  11.0%  1.2x  
2  Carolina Chickadee 

59.7%  68.4%  8.8%  1.1x  
3  Carolina Wren 

59.8%  66.9%  7.1%  1.1x  
4  Tufted Titmouse 

56.3%  65.9%  9.7%  1.2x  
5  American Crow 

57.6%  58.7%  1.1%  1.0x  
6  Redbellied Woodpecker 

50.0%  55.7%  5.7%  1.1x  
7  Whitethroated Sparrow 

49.9%  53.9%  4.0%  1.1x  
8  American Robin 

42.2%  52.9%  10.7%  1.3x  
9  Canada Goose 

46.0%  50.9%  4.9%  1.1x  
10  Eastern Bluebird 

47.0%  50.4%  3.4%  1.1x  
11  Pine Warbler 

37.0%  50.3%  13.4%  1.4x  
12  Song Sparrow 

50.0%  48.9%  1.1%  1.0x  
13  Downy Woodpecker 

40.6%  46.4%  5.8%  1.1x  
14  Turkey Vulture 

39.5%  45.9%  6.4%  1.2x  
15  Blue Jay 

38.5%  45.1%  6.7%  1.2x  
16  Yellowrumped Warbler 

34.8%  44.6%  9.8%  1.3x  
17  Great Blue Heron 

38.0%  44.3%  6.3%  1.2x  
18  Eastern Towhee 

35.4%  43.2%  7.9%  1.2x  
19  Rubycrowned Kinglet 

36.5%  41.9%  5.3%  1.1x  
20  Mourning Dove 

37.3%  41.1%  3.8%  1.1x  
21  Eastern Phoebe 

24.4%  40.9%  16.6%  1.7x  
22  Mallard 

36.4%  38.3%  1.9%  1.1x  
23  Fish Crow 

13.9%  35.8%  21.9%  2.6x  
24  Redshouldered Hawk 

30.0%  34.5%  4.5%  1.2x  
25  Brownheaded Nuthatch 

31.1%  34.3%  3.2%  1.1x  
26  Doublecrested Cormorant 

30.2%  33.9%  3.7%  1.1x  
27  American Goldfinch 

21.1%  31.3%  10.1%  1.5x  
28  Chipping Sparrow 

16.5%  31.2%  14.7%  1.9x  
29  Northern Mockingbird 

28.1%  29.7%  1.7%  1.1x  
30  Northern Flicker 

25.0%  27.6%  2.7%  1.1x  
31  Whitebreasted Nuthatch 

28.2%  25.5%  2.6%  0.9x  
32  House Finch 

22.8%  25.1%  2.3%  1.1x  
33  Darkeyed Junco 

26.7%  24.3%  2.3%  0.9x  
34  Belted Kingfisher 

18.5%  22.1%  3.7%  1.2x  
35  Redwinged Blackbird 

14.9%  21.4%  6.5%  1.4x  
36  Brown Thrasher 

15.5%  21.3%  5.8%  1.4x  
37  European Starling 

19.5%  20.1%  0.6%  1.0x  
38  Common Grackle 

11.3%  18.3%  6.9%  1.6x  
39  Goldencrowned Kinglet 

21.7%  18.0%  3.6%  0.8x  
40  Ringbilled Gull 

28.1%  17.9%  10.1%  0.6x  
41  Black Vulture 

16.0%  17.8%  1.8%  1.1x  
42  Pileated Woodpecker 

12.0%  17.3%  5.3%  1.4x  
43  Killdeer 

19.5%  17.2%  2.3%  0.9x  
44  Field Sparrow 

13.1%  16.5%  3.5%  1.3x  
45  Swamp Sparrow 

14.1%  16.1%  2.1%  1.1x  
46  Brownheaded Cowbird 

5.9%  15.6%  9.8%  2.7x  
47  Redtailed Hawk 

17.5%  15.6%  1.8%  0.9x  
48  Wood Duck 

7.8%  15.4%  7.6%  2.0x  
49  Bald Eagle 

14.9%  15.2%  0.2%  1.0x  
50  Hermit Thrush 

14.0%  15.1%  1.1%  1.1x  
51  Yellowbellied Sapsucker 

17.8%  14.8%  3.0%  0.8x  
52  Osprey 

0.5%  14.6%  14.1%  31.8x  
53  Piedbilled Grebe 

15.1%  13.9%  1.2%  0.9x  
54  Ruddy Duck 

16.1%  13.8%  2.3%  0.9x  
55  Bluegray Gnatcatcher 

0.1%  13.7%  13.6%  119.7x  
56  Northern Roughwinged Swallow 

0.1%  12.6%  12.6%  157.4x  
57  Bufflehead 

14.8%  11.9%  2.9%  0.8x  
58  Redheaded Woodpecker 

10.9%  11.7%  0.8%  1.1x  
59  Hooded Merganser 

18.9%  9.8%  9.0%  0.5x  
60  Hairy Woodpecker 

9.4%  9.6%  0.3%  1.0x  
61  Winter Wren 

8.8%  8.6%  0.2%  1.0x  
62  Tree Swallow 

1.2%  7.8%  6.6%  6.5x  
63  Yellowthroated Warbler 

0%  7.4%  7.4%  ∞  
64  Barred Owl 

5.6%  7.2%  1.6%  1.3x  
65  Brown Creeper 

8.0%  6.8%  1.2%  0.8x  
66  Bonaparte's Gull 

4.7%  6.6%  1.8%  1.4x  
67  Common Yellowthroat 

0.3%  5.9%  5.6%  19.2x  
68  Pine Siskin 

4.5%  5.6%  1.1%  1.3x  
69  Ringnecked Duck 

8.5%  5.1%  3.4%  0.6x  
70  Cooper's Hawk 

4.4%  5.0%  0.5%  1.1x  
71  Eastern Meadowlark 

5.5%  4.9%  0.6%  0.9x  
72  Rock Pigeon 

6.6%  4.9%  1.8%  0.7x  
73  American Coot 

4.1%  4.3%  0.3%  1.1x  
74  Lesser Scaup 

5.7%  4.3%  1.4%  0.8x  
75  Cedar Waxwing 

5.1%  3.8%  1.3%  0.7x  
76  Louisiana Waterthrush 

0.0%  3.8%  3.8%  328.4x  
77  Northern Parula 

0.1%  3.7%  3.5%  31.8x  
78  Wilson's Snipe 

2.9%  3.6%  0.7%  1.3x  
79  Whiteeyed Vireo 

0.0%  3.5%  3.5%  307.4x  
80  Rusty Blackbird 

2.6%  3.4%  0.7%  1.3x  
81  Savannah Sparrow 

3.4%  3.2%  0.3%  0.9x  
82  Greenwinged Teal 

2.9%  3.0%  0.1%  1.1x  
83  American Kestrel 

4.8%  2.9%  1.9%  0.6x  
84  Purple Martin 

0.1%  2.8%  2.7%  27.1x  
85  Northern Shoveler 

3.8%  2.7%  1.2%  0.7x  
86  Horned Grebe 

1.9%  2.7%  0.7%  1.4x  
87  Blackandwhite Warbler 

0.9%  2.6%  1.7%  2.8x  
88  Herring Gull 

4.0%  2.6%  1.4%  0.6x  
89  Gadwall 

4.5%  2.4%  2.2%  0.5x  
90  Fox Sparrow 

4.6%  2.3%  2.2%  0.5x  
91  Redbreasted Merganser 

1.8%  2.3%  0.5%  1.3x  
92  Redbreasted Nuthatch 

2.5%  2.2%  0.3%  0.9x  
93  Palm Warbler 

1.5%  2.1%  0.6%  1.4x  
94  Great Egret 

1.0%  2.1%  1.1%  2.1x  
95  House Sparrow 

1.6%  2.0%  0.4%  1.2x  
96  Blueheaded Vireo 

0.6%  1.7%  1.1%  2.8x  
97  Purple Finch 

2.3%  1.7%  0.5%  0.8x  
98  Sharpshinned Hawk 

2.0%  1.7%  0.3%  0.9x  
99  Barn Swallow 

0.0%  1.6%  1.6%  143.2x  
100  Bluewinged Teal 

0.1%  1.6%  1.4%  10.6x  
101  crow sp. 

0.9%  1.6%  0.7%  1.8x  
102  House Wren 

1.0%  1.4%  0.4%  1.4x  
103  Horned Lark 

1.7%  1.3%  0.4%  0.8x  
104  duck sp. 

1.0%  1.2%  0.2%  1.2x  
105  Greater Scaup 

2.0%  1.2%  0.8%  0.6x  
106  American Woodcock 

2.9%  1.2%  1.8%  0.4x  
107  gull sp. 

1.5%  1.2%  0.3%  0.8x  
108  Lesser Blackbacked Gull 

1.0%  1.2%  0.2%  1.2x  
109  American Pipit 

1.6%  1.1%  0.5%  0.7x  
110  Great Horned Owl 

1.0%  1.0%  0.1%  1.1x  
111  Mute Swan 

1.3%  1.0%  0.2%  0.8x  
112  Greater/Lesser Scaup 

1.0%  1.0%  0.0%  1.0x  
113  Common Loon 

1.1%  1.0%  0.1%  0.9x  
114  Muscovy Duck 

0.9%  1.0%  0.1%  1.1x  
115  new world sparrow sp. 

1.2%  1.0%  0.3%  0.8x  
116  American Bittern 

0.3%  1.0%  0.6%  2.9x  
117  Rednecked Grebe 

0.2%  0.9%  0.7%  5.5x  
118  Whitewinged Scoter 

0.6%  0.8%  0.2%  1.3x  
119  Wild Turkey 

0.1%  0.7%  0.5%  4.5x  
120  American Wigeon 

0.7%  0.7%  0.0%  1.0x  
121  Graylag Goose 

0.8%  0.7%  0.1%  0.9x  
122  Gray Catbird 

0.4%  0.6%  0.2%  1.4x  
123  Northern Harrier 

0.4%  0.6%  0.2%  1.4x  
124  Ovenbird 

0%  0.6%  0.6%  ∞  
125  Tundra Swan 

0.4%  0.6%  0.2%  1.4x  
126  Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 

0.4%  0.6%  0.1%  1.3x  
127  swallow sp. 

0.0%  0.6%  0.6%  49.7x  
128  Whitecrowned Sparrow 

0.8%  0.5%  0.3%  0.7x  
129  hawk sp. 

0.5%  0.5%  0.0%  1.0x  
130  Orangecrowned Warbler 

0.8%  0.5%  0.3%  0.6x  
131  Green Heron 

0.1%  0.5%  0.4%  5.4x  
132  Vesper Sparrow 

0.4%  0.5%  0.0%  1.1x  
133  Redhead 

1.1%  0.4%  0.6%  0.4x  
134  Common Raven 

0.5%  0.4%  0.0%  0.9x  
135  Accipiter sp. 

0.3%  0.4%  0.1%  1.4x  
136  blackbird sp. 

0.5%  0.4%  0.2%  0.7x  
137  Pectoral Sandpiper 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
138  Merlin 

0.7%  0.3%  0.4%  0.5x  
139  Cape May Warbler 

0.1%  0.3%  0.2%  2.2x  
140  Canvasback 

1.8%  0.3%  1.5%  0.2x  
141  Loggerhead Shrike 

0.5%  0.3%  0.2%  0.5x  
142  American Black Duck 

0.9%  0.3%  0.7%  0.3x  
143  Blackheaded Gull 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
144  Greater Yellowlegs 

0.0%  0.2%  0.2%  5.9x  
145  Cliff Swallow 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
146  Prairie Warbler 

0.4%  0.2%  0.2%  0.5x  
147  Virginia Rail 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.1x  
148  Longtailed Duck 

0.3%  0.2%  0.1%  0.6x  
149  Rufous Hummingbird 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  0.8x  
150  Buteo sp. 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  0.9x  
151  Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 

0.1%  0.2%  0.0%  1.4x  
152  American White Pelican 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  0.8x  
153  woodpecker sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.0x  
154  Northern Pintail 

0.4%  0.1%  0.3%  0.3x  
155  Great Blackbacked Gull 

0.3%  0.1%  0.1%  0.5x  
156  Common Goldeneye 

1.1%  0.1%  1.0%  0.1x  
157  warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.2x  
158  House/Purple Finch 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.6x  
159  Eastern ScreechOwl 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.6x  
160  Chimney Swift 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
161  new world vulture sp. 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.7x  
162  Varied Thrush 

0.3%  0.1%  0.2%  0.4x  
163  Rubycrowned/Goldencrowned Kinglet 

0.3%  0.1%  0.2%  0.4x  
164  Sharpshinned/Cooper's Hawk 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.5x  
165  King Rail 

0.1%  0.1%  0.1%  0.6x  
166  Baltimore Oriole 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.4x  
167  Caspian Tern 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
168  Eared Grebe 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  1.5x  
169  Spotted Sandpiper 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  5.9x  
170  Peregrine Falcon 

0.6%  0.1%  0.5%  0.1x  
171  Yellowthroated Vireo 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
172  Lesser Yellowlegs 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  2.9x  
173  passerine sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
174  Redeyed Vireo 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
175  Lincoln's Sparrow 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
176  Marsh Wren 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  1.3x  
177  Eastern Whippoorwill 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
178  American/Fish Crow 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  2.5x  
179  Cattle Egret 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
180  Little Blue Heron 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
181  Evening Grosbeak 

0.1%  0.0%  0.1%  0.4x  
182  Blackthroated Green Warbler 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
183  Northern Bobwhite 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.7x  
184  Rubythroated Hummingbird 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
185  Mississippi Kite 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
186  Red Crossbill 

0.1%  0.0%  0.1%  0.3x  
187  Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 

0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.5x  
188  Yellow Warbler 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
189  Indigo Bunting 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
190  Forster's Tern 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
191  Broadwinged Hawk 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
192  Anhinga 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
193  Redthroated Loon 

0.1%  0.0%  0.1%  0.2x  
194  Least Sandpiper 

0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.3x  
195  Stilt Sandpiper 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
196  Sora 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
197  Snow Goose 

0.6%  0.0%  0.6%  0.0x  
198  Blackcrowned NightHeron 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
199  Yellowcrowned NightHeron 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
200  Prothonotary Warbler 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
201  Barnacle Goose 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.7x  
202  Red Phalarope 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
203  Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.6x  
204  Swan Goose 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.4x  
205  vireo sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
206  Iceland Gull 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.3x  
207  Yellowbreasted Chat 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
208  Common Merganser 

0.4%  0.0%  0.4%  0.0x  
209  Solitary Sandpiper 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
210  Semipalmated Sandpiper 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
211  American Redstart 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
212  Common Gallinule 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
213  peep sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
214  Dunlin 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
215  Grasshopper Sparrow 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
216  Cackling Goose 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
217  Blacknecked Swan 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.4x  
218  Swallowtailed Kite 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
219  shorebird sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
220  Little Gull 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.3x  
221  Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
222  Sterna sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
223  falcon sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
224  wren sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
225  finch sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
226  Graylag x Canada Goose (hybrid) 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.8x  
227  small falcon sp. 
