Top Birds in April
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA
based on 14279 checklists in 385 hotspots
This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist during the month of April. 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 April 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  March  April  Change  Relative  

1  Northern Cardinal 

75.0%  80.6%  5.6%  1.1x  
2  Carolina Wren 

66.9%  70.3%  3.4%  1.1x  
3  Tufted Titmouse 

65.9%  70.1%  4.1%  1.1x  
4  Carolina Chickadee 

68.4%  66.9%  1.6%  1.0x  
5  Bluegray Gnatcatcher 

13.7%  62.2%  48.4%  4.5x  
6  Redbellied Woodpecker 

55.7%  58.9%  3.2%  1.1x  
7  American Crow 

58.7%  56.4%  2.3%  1.0x  
8  Whitethroated Sparrow 

53.9%  56.2%  2.3%  1.0x  
9  Blue Jay 

45.1%  50.3%  5.2%  1.1x  
10  Canada Goose 

50.9%  49.4%  1.5%  1.0x  
11  Eastern Bluebird 

50.4%  48.0%  2.4%  1.0x  
12  Yellowrumped Warbler 

44.6%  47.5%  3.0%  1.1x  
13  Eastern Towhee 

43.2%  46.6%  3.4%  1.1x  
14  Mourning Dove 

41.1%  46.4%  5.2%  1.1x  
15  Great Blue Heron 

44.3%  45.6%  1.3%  1.0x  
16  American Goldfinch 

31.3%  44.1%  12.9%  1.4x  
17  Turkey Vulture 

45.9%  43.4%  2.5%  0.9x  
18  American Robin 

52.9%  43.1%  9.9%  0.8x  
19  Pine Warbler 

50.3%  42.9%  7.5%  0.9x  
20  Chipping Sparrow 

31.2%  42.3%  11.2%  1.4x  
21  Downy Woodpecker 

46.4%  39.0%  7.3%  0.8x  
22  Northern Parula 

3.7%  36.1%  32.5%  9.9x  
23  Whiteeyed Vireo 

3.5%  36.0%  32.4%  10.2x  
24  Brownheaded Cowbird 

15.6%  35.4%  19.8%  2.3x  
25  Fish Crow 

35.8%  35.4%  0.4%  1.0x  
26  Eastern Phoebe 

40.9%  33.2%  7.7%  0.8x  
27  Common Yellowthroat 

5.9%  33.1%  27.1%  5.6x  
28  Rubycrowned Kinglet 

41.9%  32.6%  9.2%  0.8x  
29  Redshouldered Hawk 

34.5%  32.5%  2.0%  0.9x  
30  Brownheaded Nuthatch 

34.3%  31.5%  2.8%  0.9x  
31  Mallard 

38.3%  31.3%  7.1%  0.8x  
32  Northern Roughwinged Swallow 

12.6%  30.7%  18.0%  2.4x  
33  Redeyed Vireo 

0.1%  29.6%  29.6%  510.9x  
34  Northern Mockingbird 

29.7%  28.7%  1.0%  1.0x  
35  Common Grackle 

18.3%  28.0%  9.7%  1.5x  
36  Doublecrested Cormorant 

33.9%  26.7%  7.3%  0.8x  
37  Redwinged Blackbird 

21.4%  25.7%  4.3%  1.2x  
38  House Finch 

25.1%  25.3%  0.2%  1.0x  
39  Whitebreasted Nuthatch 

25.5%  22.1%  3.4%  0.9x  
40  Song Sparrow 

48.9%  22.0%  26.9%  0.4x  
41  European Starling 

20.1%  21.8%  1.7%  1.1x  
42  Brown Thrasher 

21.3%  20.9%  0.4%  1.0x  
43  Pileated Woodpecker 

17.3%  20.2%  2.9%  1.2x  
44  Black Vulture 

17.8%  19.9%  2.0%  1.1x  
45  Gray Catbird 

0.6%  19.6%  19.0%  31.3x  
46  Great Crested Flycatcher 

0%  19.5%  19.5%  ∞  
47  Belted Kingfisher 

22.1%  19.3%  2.8%  0.9x  
48  Ovenbird 

0.6%  19.3%  18.7%  33.2x  
49  Barn Swallow 

1.6%  18.9%  17.2%  11.5x  
50  Yellowthroated Warbler 

7.4%  18.8%  11.5%  2.6x  
51  Killdeer 

17.2%  16.7%  0.5%  1.0x  
52  Osprey 

14.6%  16.7%  2.1%  1.1x  
53  Blackandwhite Warbler 

2.6%  14.4%  11.8%  5.5x  
54  Northern Flicker 

27.6%  14.1%  13.5%  0.5x  
55  Redheaded Woodpecker 

11.7%  14.1%  2.3%  1.2x  
56  Redtailed Hawk 

15.6%  13.9%  1.7%  0.9x  
57  Wood Duck 

15.4%  13.8%  1.6%  0.9x  
58  Summer Tanager 

0%  13.8%  13.8%  ∞  
59  Chimney Swift 

0.1%  13.4%  13.3%  115.8x  
60  Swamp Sparrow 

16.1%  13.4%  2.7%  0.8x  
61  Eastern Kingbird 

0%  12.1%  12.1%  ∞  
62  Indigo Bunting 

0.0%  11.8%  11.8%  408.7x  
63  Bald Eagle 

15.2%  11.8%  3.3%  0.8x  
64  Prothonotary Warbler 

0.0%  11.8%  11.8%  610.5x  
65  Field Sparrow 

16.5%  11.7%  4.8%  0.7x  
66  Tree Swallow 

7.8%  11.7%  3.9%  1.5x  
67  House Wren 

1.4%  10.3%  9.0%  7.6x  
68  Louisiana Waterthrush 

3.8%  10.0%  6.3%  2.7x  
69  Hairy Woodpecker 

9.6%  8.9%  0.7%  0.9x  
70  Barred Owl 

7.2%  8.8%  1.6%  1.2x  
71  Palm Warbler 

2.1%  8.7%  6.5%  4.1x  
72  Hooded Warbler 

0%  8.6%  8.6%  ∞  
73  Hermit Thrush 

15.1%  8.6%  6.5%  0.6x  
74  Rubythroated Hummingbird 

0.0%  8.5%  8.5%  220.8x  
75  American Redstart 

0.0%  8.3%  8.3%  863.0x  
76  Prairie Warbler 

0.2%  8.3%  8.1%  42.8x  
77  Wood Thrush 

0%  8.1%  8.1%  ∞  
78  Blue Grosbeak 

0%  8.0%  8.0%  ∞  
79  Spotted Sandpiper 

0.1%  7.7%  7.7%  114.4x  
80  Ringbilled Gull 

17.9%  7.5%  10.4%  0.4x  
81  Green Heron 

0.5%  7.1%  6.6%  14.4x  
82  Cedar Waxwing 

3.8%  6.8%  2.9%  1.8x  
83  Blackthroated Blue Warbler 

0%  6.6%  6.6%  ∞  
84  Eastern Meadowlark 

4.9%  6.5%  1.5%  1.3x  
85  Orchard Oriole 

0%  6.4%  6.4%  ∞  
86  Purple Martin 

2.8%  6.0%  3.2%  2.1x  
87  Solitary Sandpiper 

0.0%  5.8%  5.8%  602.2x  
88  Rock Pigeon 

4.9%  5.7%  0.9%  1.2x  
89  Yellowthroated Vireo 

0.1%  5.1%  5.0%  74.8x  
90  Darkeyed Junco 

24.3%  4.7%  19.7%  0.2x  
91  Pine Siskin 

5.6%  4.5%  1.1%  0.8x  
92  Blueheaded Vireo 

1.7%  4.3%  2.6%  2.5x  
93  Scarlet Tanager 

0%  4.3%  4.3%  ∞  
94  Savannah Sparrow 

3.2%  4.0%  0.8%  1.3x  
95  Bonaparte's Gull 

6.6%  3.8%  2.8%  0.6x  
96  Cooper's Hawk 

5.0%  3.7%  1.2%  0.8x  
97  Northern Waterthrush 

0%  3.7%  3.7%  ∞  
98  Ruddy Duck 

13.8%  3.3%  10.5%  0.2x  
99  Cliff Swallow 

0.2%  3.3%  3.1%  16.8x  
100  Caspian Tern 

0.1%  3.2%  3.1%  40.9x  
101  Great Egret 

2.1%  2.7%  0.6%  1.3x  
102  Yellow Warbler 

0.0%  2.7%  2.6%  91.5x  
103  Yellowbreasted Chat 

0.0%  2.6%  2.6%  268.1x  
104  Piedbilled Grebe 

13.9%  2.6%  11.4%  0.2x  
105  House Sparrow 

2.0%  2.5%  0.5%  1.3x  
106  Bluewinged Teal 

1.6%  2.5%  0.9%  1.6x  
107  Acadian Flycatcher 

0%  2.5%  2.5%  ∞  
108  Wormeating Warbler 

0%  2.4%  2.4%  ∞  
109  Hooded Merganser 

9.8%  2.4%  7.5%  0.2x  
110  Bufflehead 

11.9%  1.8%  10.1%  0.2x  
111  Wild Turkey 

0.7%  1.7%  1.0%  2.5x  
112  crow sp. 

1.6%  1.6%  0.0%  1.0x  
113  Eastern WoodPewee 

0%  1.6%  1.6%  ∞  
114  Veery 

0%  1.5%  1.5%  ∞  
115  Bobolink 

0%  1.5%  1.5%  ∞  
116  Yellowbellied Sapsucker 

14.8%  1.4%  13.3%  0.1x  
117  Rosebreasted Grosbeak 

0%  1.4%  1.4%  ∞  
118  Winter Wren 

8.6%  1.3%  7.3%  0.2x  
119  Lesser Yellowlegs 

0.1%  1.3%  1.2%  18.9x  
120  Bluewinged Warbler 

0%  1.3%  1.3%  ∞  
121  Grasshopper Sparrow 

0.0%  1.2%  1.2%  124.6x  
122  Yellowbilled Cuckoo 

0%  1.2%  1.2%  ∞  
123  American Bittern 

1.0%  1.2%  0.2%  1.2x  
124  American Kestrel 

2.9%  1.1%  1.7%  0.4x  
125  Sharpshinned Hawk 

1.7%  1.1%  0.6%  0.7x  
126  Least Sandpiper 

0.0%  1.1%  1.1%  57.2x  
127  Redbreasted Nuthatch 

2.2%  1.1%  1.1%  0.5x  
128  swallow sp. 

0.6%  1.1%  0.5%  1.9x  
129  Horned Lark 

1.3%  1.1%  0.3%  0.8x  
130  American Coot 

4.3%  1.1%  3.3%  0.2x  
131  Wilson's Snipe 

3.6%  1.0%  2.6%  0.3x  
132  Swainson's Thrush 

0%  1.0%  1.0%  ∞  
133  Muscovy Duck 

1.0%  1.0%  0.1%  0.9x  
134  Rusty Blackbird 

3.4%  0.9%  2.4%  0.3x  
135  Great Horned Owl 

1.0%  0.9%  0.1%  0.9x  
136  Goldencrowned Kinglet 

18.0%  0.9%  17.1%  0.1x  
137  Broadwinged Hawk 

0.0%  0.9%  0.9%  30.9x  
138  Purple Finch 

1.7%  0.8%  0.9%  0.5x  
139  Lesser Scaup 

4.3%  0.7%  3.5%  0.2x  
140  duck sp. 

1.2%  0.7%  0.5%  0.6x  
141  Redbreasted Merganser 

2.3%  0.7%  1.6%  0.3x  
142  Greater Yellowlegs 

0.2%  0.7%  0.5%  3.4x  
143  Northern Harrier 

0.6%  0.7%  0.1%  1.1x  
144  Kentucky Warbler 

0%  0.7%  0.7%  ∞  
145  Common Loon 

1.0%  0.6%  0.4%  0.6x  
146  Graylag Goose 

0.7%  0.6%  0.0%  0.9x  
147  Herring Gull 

2.6%  0.6%  2.0%  0.2x  
148  Blackthroated Green Warbler 

0.0%  0.6%  0.6%  15.6x  
149  Mute Swan 

1.0%  0.6%  0.4%  0.6x  
150  Baltimore Oriole 

0.1%  0.6%  0.5%  7.2x  
151  hawk sp. 

0.5%  0.6%  0.0%  1.0x  
152  gull sp. 

1.2%  0.5%  0.7%  0.4x  
153  Whitecrowned Sparrow 

0.5%  0.5%  0.1%  0.9x  
154  warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 

0.1%  0.5%  0.3%  3.7x  
155  Eastern Whippoorwill 

0.1%  0.5%  0.4%  8.1x  
156  Greenwinged Teal 

3.0%  0.5%  2.5%  0.2x  
157  Cape May Warbler 

0.3%  0.5%  0.2%  1.5x  
158  Ringnecked Duck 

5.1%  0.4%  4.7%  0.1x  
159  new world sparrow sp. 

1.0%  0.4%  0.6%  0.4x  
160  Brown Creeper 

6.8%  0.4%  6.4%  0.1x  
161  Common Raven 

0.4%  0.4%  0.1%  0.9x  
162  Yellowcrowned NightHeron 

0.0%  0.4%  0.4%  19.2x  
163  Orangecrowned Warbler 

0.5%  0.4%  0.2%  0.7x  
164  Bank Swallow 

0%  0.4%  0.4%  ∞  
165  Vesper Sparrow 

0.5%  0.3%  0.2%  0.7x  
166  Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 

0.6%  0.3%  0.3%  0.5x  
167  Neotropic Cormorant 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
168  Chuckwill'swidow 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
169  Merlin 

0.3%  0.3%  0.0%  0.9x  
170  Forster's Tern 

0.0%  0.3%  0.3%  9.7x  
171  Horned Grebe 

2.7%  0.3%  2.4%  0.1x  
172  Blackpoll Warbler 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
173  Loggerhead Shrike 

0.3%  0.3%  0.0%  0.9x  
174  Pectoral Sandpiper 

0.3%  0.2%  0.1%  0.7x  
175  Northern Shoveler 

2.7%  0.2%  2.5%  0.1x  
176  Marsh Wren 

0.1%  0.2%  0.2%  3.7x  
177  peep sp. 

0.0%  0.2%  0.2%  22.5x  
178  Accipiter sp. 

0.4%  0.2%  0.1%  0.6x  
179  Blackburnian Warbler 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
180  Semipalmated Plover 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
181  American Pipit 

1.1%  0.2%  0.9%  0.2x  
182  passerine sp. 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  2.9x  
183  Magnolia Warbler 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
184  Chestnutsided Warbler 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
185  Buteo sp. 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.1x  
186  Cattle Egret 

0.0%  0.2%  0.1%  3.6x  
187  blackbird sp. 

0.4%  0.2%  0.2%  0.5x  
188  Sedge Wren 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
189  Eastern ScreechOwl 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  1.4x  
190  Virginia Rail 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  0.9x  
191  Dunlin 

0.0%  0.2%  0.2%  16.7x  
192  American Wigeon 

0.7%  0.2%  0.5%  0.2x  
193  Gadwall 

2.4%  0.1%  2.2%  0.1x  
194  Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 

0.2%  0.1%  0.0%  0.9x  
195  American Black Duck 

0.3%  0.1%  0.1%  0.5x  
196  Little Blue Heron 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  2.9x  
197  American Woodcock 

1.2%  0.1%  1.0%  0.1x  
198  Cerulean Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
199  Greater/Lesser Scaup 

1.0%  0.1%  0.9%  0.1x  
200  Snowy Egret 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
201  Mississippi Kite 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  3.1x  
202  Sharpshinned/Cooper's Hawk 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.2x  
203  woodpecker sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
204  Northern Bobwhite 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  2.7x  
205  Anhinga 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  3.6x  
206  vireo sp. 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  5.4x  
207  Greater Scaup 

1.2%  0.1%  1.1%  0.1x  
208  Blackcrowned NightHeron 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  5.1x  
209  new world vulture sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
210  Semipalmated Sandpiper 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  9.4x  
211  Sora 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  4.3x  
212  Catharus sp. 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
213  Lesser Blackbacked Gull 

1.2%  0.1%  1.1%  0.1x  
214  Lincoln's Sparrow 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.2x  
215  Shortbilled Dowitcher 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
216  Laughing Gull 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
217  Common Tern 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
218  Nashville Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
219  Fox Sparrow 

2.3%  0.1%  2.3%  0.0x  
220  Empidonax sp. 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
221  Tennessee Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
222  Warbling Vireo 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
223  American White Pelican 

0.2%  0.0%  0.1%  0.3x  
224  Graycheeked Thrush 

0%  0.0%  0.0%  ∞  
225  shorebird sp. 

0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  5.1x  
226  Blackbellied WhistlingDuck 

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