Bird Finder

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.

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 Red-bellied 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 White-breasted Nuthatch
26.7% 33.9% 7.2% 1.3x
19 Brown-headed Nuthatch
23.7% 33.5% 9.8% 1.4x
20 Red-shouldered Hawk
23.0% 33.2% 10.2% 1.4x
21 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
34.4% 30.3% 4.1% 0.9x
22 White-eyed 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 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
42.9% 25.7% 17.1% 0.6x
30 Eastern Towhee
26.0% 25.6% 0.5% 1.0x
31 Eastern Wood-Pewee
16.7% 25.0% 8.3% 1.5x
32 Red-eyed 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 Black-and-white 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 Double-crested Cormorant
17.8% 18.0% 0.2% 1.0x
45 Indigo Bunting
27.8% 17.2% 10.6% 0.6x
46 Red-headed 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 Yellow-billed 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 Red-tailed 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 Chestnut-sided 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 Rose-breasted Grosbeak
0% 6.9% 6.9%
66 Spotted Sandpiper
10.7% 5.5% 5.2% 0.5x
67 Yellow-throated 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 Black-throated 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 Brown-headed 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 Yellow-throated 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 Blue-winged 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 Blue-winged 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 Worm-eating 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 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
0% 1.8% 1.8%
108 Red-breasted 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 Black-throated Green Warbler
0.0% 1.7% 1.7% 73.4x
113 Pied-billed 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 Red-winged Blackbird
6.9% 1.6% 5.2% 0.2x
118 Yellow-breasted 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 Short-billed 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 Buff-breasted Sandpiper
0.0% 0.9% 0.8% 19.0x
135 Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
0.8% 0.9% 0.1% 1.1x
136 Broad-winged Hawk
0.5% 0.9% 0.4% 1.9x
137 Northern Shoveler
0.3% 0.8% 0.6% 3.1x
138 Sharp-shinned 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 Blue-headed Vireo
0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 7.8x
144 White-rumped 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 Golden-Plover
0.2% 0.6% 0.4% 3.4x
151 Golden-winged Warbler
0.0% 0.6% 0.6% 13.3x
152 Canada Warbler
0.1% 0.6% 0.5% 5.2x
153 Yellow-bellied 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 Ring-billed Gull
0.4% 0.6% 0.1% 1.3x
157 Gray-cheeked Thrush
0% 0.5% 0.5%
158 Peregrine Falcon
0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 22.7x
159 Eastern Screech-Owl
0.1% 0.5% 0.4% 5.7x
160 Baird's Sandpiper
0.8% 0.5% 0.3% 0.7x
161 Bay-breasted 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 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 18.7x
172 Mute Swan
0.4% 0.4% 0.1% 1.2x
173 Red-necked 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 Green-winged Teal
0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 7.3x
178 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
1.8% 0.3% 1.5% 0.2x
179 Wilson's Snipe
0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 4.9x
180 Black-billed Cuckoo
0% 0.3% 0.3%
181 Ruddy Turnstone
0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 1.8x
182 Yellow-rumped 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 Rough-winged 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 Black-bellied 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 Whip-poor-will
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 Black-backed 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 Black-crowned Night-Heron
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 Olive-sided Flycatcher
0.6% 0.1% 0.5% 0.1x
229 Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
0% 0.1% 0.1%
230 Ring-necked 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