Top Birds in February
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA
based on 10493 checklists in 388 hotspots
This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist during the month of February. 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 February are indicated with a star. This is based on historical data from eBird, and does not include recently submitted checklists.
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Rank  Info  Species  Chart  Peak  January  February  Change  Relative  

1  Northern Cardinal 

59.7%  65.1%  5.4%  1.1x  
2  Carolina Wren 

61.2%  60.5%  0.6%  1.0x  
3  Carolina Chickadee 

59.9%  60.2%  0.3%  1.0x  
4  American Crow 

52.5%  57.2%  4.6%  1.1x  
5  Tufted Titmouse 

54.9%  57.2%  2.2%  1.0x  
6  Whitethroated Sparrow 

53.8%  51.3%  2.5%  1.0x  
7  Redbellied Woodpecker 

52.7%  50.5%  2.2%  1.0x  
8  Song Sparrow 

50.4%  50.2%  0.2%  1.0x  
9  Eastern Bluebird 

43.4%  47.9%  4.4%  1.1x  
10  Canada Goose 

34.7%  45.8%  11.1%  1.3x  
11  American Robin 

33.0%  44.2%  11.1%  1.3x  
12  Downy Woodpecker 

43.5%  42.1%  1.4%  1.0x  
13  Turkey Vulture 

35.1%  39.4%  4.3%  1.1x  
14  Blue Jay 

39.7%  39.3%  0.4%  1.0x  
15  Pine Warbler 

22.1%  38.8%  16.7%  1.8x  
16  Great Blue Heron 

39.8%  38.3%  1.5%  1.0x  
17  Mourning Dove 

30.2%  37.7%  7.5%  1.3x  
18  Yellowrumped Warbler 

34.0%  37.4%  3.5%  1.1x  
19  Rubycrowned Kinglet 

42.7%  37.3%  5.4%  0.9x  
20  Eastern Towhee 

33.7%  36.7%  3.0%  1.1x  
21  Mallard 

33.2%  35.8%  2.6%  1.1x  
22  Brownheaded Nuthatch 

32.5%  32.6%  0.1%  1.0x  
23  Redshouldered Hawk 

26.2%  31.2%  5.1%  1.2x  
24  Doublecrested Cormorant 

29.2%  30.9%  1.7%  1.1x  
25  Darkeyed Junco 

31.8%  28.8%  3.0%  0.9x  
26  Whitebreasted Nuthatch 

31.0%  28.6%  2.4%  0.9x  
27  Northern Mockingbird 

28.5%  27.6%  0.9%  1.0x  
28  Ringbilled Gull 

30.4%  26.6%  3.8%  0.9x  
29  Northern Flicker 

28.8%  25.6%  3.2%  0.9x  
30  Eastern Phoebe 

23.3%  25.1%  1.7%  1.1x  
31  House Finch 

22.4%  24.4%  2.0%  1.1x  
32  American Goldfinch 

29.3%  22.5%  6.8%  0.8x  
33  Goldencrowned Kinglet 

27.7%  22.0%  5.6%  0.8x  
34  Killdeer 

15.4%  19.2%  3.8%  1.2x  
35  European Starling 

16.1%  18.6%  2.5%  1.2x  
36  Belted Kingfisher 

19.8%  18.3%  1.5%  0.9x  
37  Hooded Merganser 

21.3%  18.2%  3.1%  0.9x  
38  Yellowbellied Sapsucker 

24.7%  17.7%  7.0%  0.7x  
39  Chipping Sparrow 

16.2%  17.5%  1.3%  1.1x  
40  Redtailed Hawk 

15.6%  17.1%  1.5%  1.1x  
41  Black Vulture 

16.2%  16.3%  0.1%  1.0x  
42  Redwinged Blackbird 

11.7%  15.9%  4.2%  1.4x  
43  Ruddy Duck 

16.6%  15.6%  1.0%  0.9x  
44  Bald Eagle 

17.2%  15.3%  1.8%  0.9x  
45  Brown Thrasher 

15.8%  15.3%  0.5%  1.0x  
46  Piedbilled Grebe 

16.8%  15.0%  1.7%  0.9x  
47  Bufflehead 

15.5%  14.6%  0.9%  0.9x  
48  Fish Crow 

3.2%  14.5%  11.3%  4.5x  
49  Hermit Thrush 

18.4%  14.1%  4.3%  0.8x  
50  Swamp Sparrow 

15.1%  14.0%  1.1%  0.9x  
51  Field Sparrow 

13.3%  12.6%  0.7%  0.9x  
52  Pileated Woodpecker 

13.1%  12.1%  1.0%  0.9x  
53  Common Grackle 

4.8%  11.4%  6.6%  2.4x  
54  Redheaded Woodpecker 

11.4%  10.9%  0.5%  1.0x  
55  Hairy Woodpecker 

10.4%  9.5%  0.8%  0.9x  
56  Winter Wren 

11.0%  8.6%  2.4%  0.8x  
57  Ringnecked Duck 

9.4%  8.3%  1.1%  0.9x  
58  Wood Duck 

3.2%  7.8%  4.6%  2.4x  
59  Brown Creeper 

9.2%  7.5%  1.8%  0.8x  
60  Brownheaded Cowbird 

4.8%  6.4%  1.6%  1.3x  
61  Rock Pigeon 

6.4%  6.0%  0.4%  0.9x  
62  Barred Owl 

3.2%  5.5%  2.3%  1.7x  
63  Bonaparte's Gull 

8.8%  5.4%  3.4%  0.6x  
64  Eastern Meadowlark 

4.4%  5.3%  0.9%  1.2x  
65  Lesser Scaup 

4.2%  5.2%  1.0%  1.2x  
66  Fox Sparrow 

7.1%  4.9%  2.2%  0.7x  
67  Cedar Waxwing 

7.0%  4.9%  2.1%  0.7x  
68  American Kestrel 

5.3%  4.4%  0.9%  0.8x  
69  Cooper's Hawk 

3.9%  4.3%  0.4%  1.1x  
70  Gadwall 

5.5%  4.3%  1.2%  0.8x  
71  Pine Siskin 

5.0%  3.9%  1.2%  0.8x  
72  Herring Gull 

5.5%  3.7%  1.9%  0.7x  
73  American Coot 

2.8%  3.6%  0.8%  1.3x  
74  Northern Shoveler 

3.9%  3.4%  0.5%  0.9x  
75  Savannah Sparrow 

4.1%  3.3%  0.8%  0.8x  
76  Purple Finch 

4.1%  3.2%  0.8%  0.8x  
77  American Woodcock 

1.4%  2.9%  1.5%  2.1x  
78  Rusty Blackbird 

2.9%  2.9%  0.0%  1.0x  
79  Wilson's Snipe 

2.0%  2.8%  0.7%  1.4x  
80  Greenwinged Teal 

3.7%  2.7%  1.1%  0.7x  
81  Redbreasted Nuthatch 

2.9%  2.3%  0.5%  0.8x  
82  Horned Grebe 

4.1%  2.1%  2.0%  0.5x  
83  Sharpshinned Hawk 

1.9%  1.9%  0.0%  1.0x  
84  Greater Scaup 

1.9%  1.9%  0.1%  1.0x  
85  American Pipit 

2.3%  1.7%  0.6%  0.7x  
86  House Sparrow 

1.6%  1.6%  0.0%  1.0x  
87  Horned Lark 

1.7%  1.6%  0.1%  1.0x  
88  Palm Warbler 

1.7%  1.6%  0.2%  0.9x  
89  Redbreasted Merganser 

1.0%  1.6%  0.5%  1.5x  
90  Canvasback 

1.3%  1.5%  0.2%  1.2x  
91  gull sp. 

1.5%  1.5%  0.0%  1.0x  
92  Tree Swallow 

0.1%  1.3%  1.2%  21.9x  
93  Great Egret 

1.4%  1.2%  0.2%  0.9x  
94  Common Loon 

1.7%  1.1%  0.6%  0.7x  
95  Mute Swan 

1.1%  1.1%  0.0%  1.0x  
96  new world sparrow sp. 

1.0%  1.1%  0.1%  1.1x  
97  Whitecrowned Sparrow 

1.5%  1.0%  0.4%  0.7x  
98  Greater/Lesser Scaup 

1.1%  1.0%  0.1%  0.9x  
99  duck sp. 

1.1%  1.0%  0.1%  0.9x  
100  House Wren 

1.3%  0.9%  0.4%  0.7x  
101  Common Goldeneye 

1.1%  0.9%  0.2%  0.8x  
102  Great Horned Owl 

1.3%  0.9%  0.4%  0.7x  
103  Redhead 

1.1%  0.9%  0.2%  0.8x  
104  Lesser Blackbacked Gull 

0.9%  0.9%  0.0%  1.0x  
105  Blackandwhite Warbler 

1.0%  0.9%  0.1%  0.9x  
106  Muscovy Duck 

0.9%  0.9%  0.0%  1.0x  
107  Whitewinged Scoter 

0.3%  0.8%  0.5%  2.9x  
108  American Black Duck 

1.9%  0.8%  1.1%  0.4x  
109  Orangecrowned Warbler 

1.1%  0.8%  0.3%  0.7x  
110  Graylag Goose 

0.6%  0.7%  0.2%  1.3x  
111  crow sp. 

0.3%  0.7%  0.4%  2.1x  
112  American Wigeon 

1.3%  0.7%  0.6%  0.5x  
113  Peregrine Falcon 

0.5%  0.6%  0.1%  1.2x  
114  Osprey 

0.0%  0.6%  0.6%  24.6x  
115  Merlin 

0.4%  0.6%  0.2%  1.6x  
116  Blueheaded Vireo 

0.8%  0.6%  0.2%  0.7x  
117  Northern Harrier 

0.6%  0.6%  0.0%  1.0x  
118  Vesper Sparrow 

0.8%  0.6%  0.2%  0.7x  
119  Gray Catbird 

0.9%  0.6%  0.3%  0.6x  
120  Snow Goose 

0.2%  0.5%  0.4%  3.3x  
121  blackbird sp. 

0.4%  0.5%  0.0%  1.1x  
122  Common Raven 

0.6%  0.5%  0.1%  0.8x  
123  hawk sp. 

0.5%  0.5%  0.1%  0.9x  
124  Loggerhead Shrike 

0.6%  0.4%  0.1%  0.7x  
125  Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 

0.4%  0.4%  0.1%  1.2x  
126  Yellowheaded Blackbird 

0%  0.4%  0.4%  ∞  
127  Northern Pintail 

0.6%  0.4%  0.3%  0.6x  
128  Tundra Swan 

0.1%  0.4%  0.3%  6.0x  
129  Common Merganser 

0.8%  0.3%  0.5%  0.4x  
130  Evening Grosbeak 

0.5%  0.3%  0.2%  0.6x  
131  Common Yellowthroat 

0.5%  0.3%  0.2%  0.7x  
132  Prairie Warbler 

0.2%  0.3%  0.1%  1.3x  
133  Red Crossbill 

1.2%  0.3%  0.9%  0.2x  
134  Longtailed Duck 

0.3%  0.3%  0.0%  1.2x  
135  American Bittern 

0.3%  0.3%  0.0%  0.9x  
136  Accipiter sp. 

0.3%  0.2%  0.0%  0.9x  
137  Varied Thrush 

0.6%  0.2%  0.3%  0.4x  
138  Great Blackbacked Gull 

0.3%  0.2%  0.0%  0.9x  
139  Sharpshinned/Cooper's Hawk 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  2.7x  
140  Rubycrowned/Goldencrowned Kinglet 

0.2%  0.2%  0.1%  1.3x  
141  Nashville Warbler 

1.2%  0.2%  1.0%  0.2x  
142  Eastern ScreechOwl 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  0.9x  
143  House/Purple Finch 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  2.3x  
144  Baltimore Oriole 

0.3%  0.2%  0.1%  0.7x  
145  Buteo sp. 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  1.8x  
146  Greater Whitefronted Goose 

0.4%  0.2%  0.3%  0.4x  
147  Rufous Hummingbird 

0.0%  0.2%  0.2%  10.2x  
148  Wild Turkey 

0.4%  0.2%  0.2%  0.5x  
149  Eared Grebe 

0.5%  0.2%  0.3%  0.4x  
150  American White Pelican 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.0x  
151  Ross's Goose 

0.4%  0.2%  0.2%  0.4x  
152  new world vulture sp. 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  2.0x  
153  Virginia Rail 

0.3%  0.1%  0.2%  0.5x  
154  Rednecked Grebe 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.1x  
155  Bluewinged Teal 

0.1%  0.1%  0.1%  1.8x  
156  woodpecker sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.0x  
157  Purple Martin 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
158  Bluegray Gnatcatcher 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.9x  
159  Cape May Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
160  King Rail 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.5x  
161  Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.0x  
162  Dickcissel 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  11.4x  
163  Blackchinned Hummingbird 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
164  Northern Parula 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  11.4x  
165  passerine sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.4x  
166  Redthroated Loon 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.7x  
167  warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  2.0x  
168  Northern Roughwinged Swallow 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
169  Green Heron 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.4x  
170  Lincoln's Sparrow 

0.1%  0.1%  0.1%  0.6x  
171  Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid) 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.9x  
172  American/Fish Crow 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.0x  
173  Least Sandpiper 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
174  Glaucous Gull 

0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  3.4x  
175  Marsh Wren 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  2.3x  
176  Swan Goose 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  2.3x  
177  Iceland Gull 

0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.4x  
178  Greater Yellowlegs 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.1x  
179  Northern Bobwhite 

0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.6x  
180  Little Gull 

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

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
182  Whiteeyed Vireo 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
183  Laughing Gull 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  2.3x  
184  Lesser Yellowlegs 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  2.3x  
185  Surf Scoter 

0.1%  0.0%  0.1%  0.2x  
186  shorebird sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  2.3x  
187  Selasphorus sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
188  Mallard/American Black Duck 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
189  Yellowbreasted Chat 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.4x  
190  Barn Swallow 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
191  Blackthroated Blue Warbler 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
192  Spotted Sandpiper 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.2x  
193  Louisiana Waterthrush 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
194  Dunlin 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.2x  
195  Northern Waterthrush 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
196  Eurasian CollaredDove 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.1x  
197  Sanderling 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
198  Trumpeter Swan 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
199  Larus sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
200  swallow sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
201  Sterna sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
202  wren sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
203  finch sp. 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
204  Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid) 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
205  Graylag x Canada Goose (hybrid) 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.6x  
206  merganser sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.6x  
207  Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid) 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞ 