Bird Finder

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.

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   White-throated Sparrow
53.8% 51.3% 2.5% 1.0x
7   Red-bellied 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   Yellow-rumped Warbler
34.0% 37.4% 3.5% 1.1x
19   Ruby-crowned 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   Brown-headed Nuthatch
32.5% 32.6% 0.1% 1.0x
23   Red-shouldered Hawk
26.2% 31.2% 5.1% 1.2x
24   Double-crested Cormorant
29.2% 30.9% 1.7% 1.1x
25   Dark-eyed Junco
31.8% 28.8% 3.0% 0.9x
26   White-breasted Nuthatch
31.0% 28.6% 2.4% 0.9x
27   Northern Mockingbird
28.5% 27.6% 0.9% 1.0x
28   Ring-billed 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   Golden-crowned 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   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
24.7% 17.7% 7.0% 0.7x
39   Chipping Sparrow
16.2% 17.5% 1.3% 1.1x
40   Red-tailed Hawk
15.6% 17.1% 1.5% 1.1x
41   Black Vulture
16.2% 16.3% 0.1% 1.0x
42   Red-winged 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   Pied-billed 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   Red-headed 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   Ring-necked 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   Brown-headed 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   Green-winged Teal
3.7% 2.7% 1.1% 0.7x
81   Red-breasted Nuthatch
2.9% 2.3% 0.5% 0.8x
82   Horned Grebe
4.1% 2.1% 2.0% 0.5x
83   Sharp-shinned 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   Red-breasted 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   White-crowned 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 Black-backed Gull
0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.0x
105   Black-and-white Warbler
1.0% 0.9% 0.1% 0.9x
106   Muscovy Duck
0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.0x
107   White-winged Scoter
0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 2.9x
108   American Black Duck
1.9% 0.8% 1.1% 0.4x
109   Orange-crowned 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   Blue-headed 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   Yellow-headed 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   Long-tailed 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 Black-backed Gull
0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.9x
139   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 2.7x
140   Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet
0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 1.3x
141   Nashville Warbler
1.2% 0.2% 1.0% 0.2x
142   Eastern Screech-Owl
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 White-fronted 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   Red-necked Grebe
0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 1.1x
155   Blue-winged 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   Blue-gray 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   Black-chinned 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   Red-throated Loon
0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 1.7x
167   warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 2.0x
168   Northern Rough-winged 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   White-eyed 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   Yellow-breasted Chat
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4x
190   Barn Swallow
0% 0.0% 0.0%
191   Black-throated 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 Collared-Dove
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%