Top Birds in September
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA
based on 10938 checklists in 385 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.
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Rank  Info  Species  Chart  Peak  August  September  Change  Relative  

1  Carolina Wren 

72.4%  76.9%  4.5%  1.1x  
2  Northern Cardinal 

66.2%  73.4%  7.3%  1.1x  
3  Carolina Chickadee 

58.3%  71.2%  12.9%  1.2x  
4  Tufted Titmouse 

52.4%  65.4%  13.0%  1.2x  
5  American Crow 

53.8%  64.8%  11.0%  1.2x  
6  Blue Jay 

36.6%  60.4%  23.8%  1.6x  
7  Downy Woodpecker 

40.5%  56.2%  15.7%  1.4x  
8  Redbellied Woodpecker 

38.9%  55.9%  17.0%  1.4x  
9  American Goldfinch 

59.4%  47.2%  12.2%  0.8x  
10  Great Blue Heron 

46.6%  44.7%  2.0%  1.0x  
11  Gray Catbird 

27.2%  42.8%  15.6%  1.6x  
12  Eastern Bluebird 

39.8%  42.2%  2.4%  1.1x  
13  Pine Warbler 

16.2%  40.5%  24.4%  2.5x  
14  Turkey Vulture 

31.5%  39.5%  8.0%  1.3x  
15  Mourning Dove 

47.6%  38.3%  9.3%  0.8x  
16  Eastern Phoebe 

20.1%  37.1%  17.1%  1.9x  
17  Redshouldered Hawk 

25.3%  36.6%  11.3%  1.4x  
18  Whitebreasted Nuthatch 

27.7%  36.4%  8.6%  1.3x  
19  Brownheaded Nuthatch 

26.2%  36.0%  9.7%  1.4x  
20  Whiteeyed Vireo 

20.5%  33.5%  13.0%  1.6x  
21  Rubythroated Hummingbird 

34.0%  32.7%  1.3%  1.0x  
22  Northern Mockingbird 

29.4%  31.1%  1.8%  1.1x  
23  American Redstart 

6.3%  30.9%  24.6%  4.9x  
24  Brown Thrasher 

15.1%  30.5%  15.4%  2.0x  
25  Common Yellowthroat 

12.1%  29.8%  17.8%  2.5x  
26  American Robin 

28.2%  29.3%  1.2%  1.0x  
27  Great Egret 

33.4%  29.3%  4.1%  0.9x  
28  Redeyed Vireo 

21.6%  28.6%  7.0%  1.3x  
29  Belted Kingfisher 

22.7%  28.1%  5.4%  1.2x  
30  Eastern WoodPewee 

19.3%  27.8%  8.4%  1.4x  
31  Bluegray Gnatcatcher 

40.7%  26.4%  14.3%  0.6x  
32  Eastern Towhee 

25.2%  26.3%  1.1%  1.0x  
33  Northern Parula 

7.4%  25.0%  17.6%  3.4x  
34  Canada Goose 

25.9%  24.8%  1.1%  1.0x  
35  Pileated Woodpecker 

15.9%  24.5%  8.6%  1.5x  
36  Chimney Swift 

18.5%  24.5%  5.9%  1.3x  
37  Blackandwhite Warbler 

5.6%  24.2%  18.6%  4.3x  
38  Killdeer 

22.8%  23.9%  1.1%  1.0x  
39  Northern Flicker 

8.8%  22.5%  13.7%  2.6x  
40  Summer Tanager 

14.7%  22.3%  7.7%  1.5x  
41  Fish Crow 

25.8%  21.9%  3.9%  0.8x  
42  Black Vulture 

15.8%  21.2%  5.4%  1.3x  
43  Mallard 

23.0%  20.1%  2.9%  0.9x  
44  House Finch 

20.1%  19.5%  0.6%  1.0x  
45  Magnolia Warbler 

0.6%  17.5%  16.9%  29.8x  
46  Indigo Bunting 

28.0%  17.4%  10.6%  0.6x  
47  Yellowbilled Cuckoo 

15.7%  15.4%  0.3%  1.0x  
48  Doublecrested Cormorant 

14.9%  15.4%  0.5%  1.0x  
49  Redheaded Woodpecker 

10.4%  14.8%  4.4%  1.4x  
50  Chipping Sparrow 

18.5%  14.3%  4.2%  0.8x  
51  Hairy Woodpecker 

8.0%  14.2%  6.3%  1.8x  
52  Osprey 

20.8%  12.9%  7.9%  0.6x  
53  Bald Eagle 

9.0%  12.2%  3.3%  1.4x  
54  Blue Grosbeak 

22.1%  11.4%  10.7%  0.5x  
55  European Starling 

9.9%  10.9%  0.9%  1.1x  
56  Green Heron 

18.2%  10.7%  7.5%  0.6x  
57  Great Crested Flycatcher 

17.9%  10.6%  7.3%  0.6x  
58  Cape May Warbler 

0.0%  9.9%  9.8%  368.5x  
59  Chestnutsided Warbler 

1.7%  9.5%  7.8%  5.5x  
60  Scarlet Tanager 

1.4%  9.5%  8.1%  6.8x  
61  Redtailed Hawk 

10.2%  9.4%  0.8%  0.9x  
62  Song Sparrow 

9.5%  9.2%  0.3%  1.0x  
63  House Wren 

4.6%  8.5%  3.9%  1.8x  
64  Wood Duck 

11.0%  8.5%  2.5%  0.8x  
65  Yellowthroated Vireo 

3.6%  7.6%  4.0%  2.1x  
66  Cedar Waxwing 

1.4%  7.1%  5.7%  5.0x  
67  Hooded Warbler 

3.1%  7.0%  3.9%  2.2x  
68  Rosebreasted Grosbeak 

0%  6.8%  6.8%  ∞  
69  Acadian Flycatcher 

9.6%  6.8%  2.8%  0.7x  
70  Least Sandpiper 

8.6%  6.2%  2.4%  0.7x  
71  Spotted Sandpiper 

10.8%  5.7%  5.0%  0.5x  
72  Barred Owl 

4.6%  5.7%  1.1%  1.2x  
73  Common Grackle 

10.0%  5.4%  4.6%  0.5x  
74  Blackthroated Blue Warbler 

0.2%  5.3%  5.1%  23.4x  
75  Cooper's Hawk 

4.5%  5.2%  0.7%  1.2x  
76  Solitary Sandpiper 

7.5%  5.1%  2.4%  0.7x  
77  Swainson's Thrush 

0%  5.0%  5.0%  ∞  
78  Palm Warbler 

0.0%  4.9%  4.9%  122.6x  
79  Yellowthroated Warbler 

1.8%  4.8%  3.0%  2.7x  
80  Pectoral Sandpiper 

5.9%  4.7%  1.2%  0.8x  
81  Rock Pigeon 

5.7%  4.5%  1.2%  0.8x  
82  Prairie Warbler 

2.9%  4.5%  1.6%  1.6x  
83  Lesser Yellowlegs 

4.4%  4.5%  0.1%  1.0x  
84  Bluewinged Warbler 

1.2%  4.4%  3.2%  3.6x  
85  Brownheaded Cowbird 

5.7%  4.4%  1.3%  0.8x  
86  Veery 

0.2%  4.1%  3.9%  20.3x  
87  Yellow Warbler 

2.3%  3.7%  1.4%  1.6x  
88  American Kestrel 

2.1%  3.7%  1.6%  1.8x  
89  Northern Waterthrush 

0.9%  3.6%  2.7%  4.1x  
90  Ovenbird 

1.2%  3.4%  2.2%  2.8x  
91  Wood Thrush 

1.4%  3.4%  2.0%  2.4x  
92  Wormeating Warbler 

1.8%  3.3%  1.5%  1.8x  
93  Semipalmated Plover 

4.0%  3.2%  0.7%  0.8x  
94  Semipalmated Sandpiper 

3.6%  3.0%  0.6%  0.8x  
95  Tennessee Warbler 

0.1%  2.9%  2.8%  35.8x  
96  Baltimore Oriole 

0.6%  2.8%  2.2%  4.4x  
97  Empidonax sp. 

0.7%  2.8%  2.1%  4.0x  
98  Bluewinged Teal 

1.2%  2.6%  1.4%  2.2x  
99  Greater Yellowlegs 

3.2%  2.3%  0.9%  0.7x  
100  Blackthroated Green Warbler 

0.0%  2.3%  2.3%  85.5x  
101  Rubycrowned Kinglet 

0.0%  2.3%  2.3%  170.2x  
102  Blackburnian Warbler 

0.1%  2.2%  2.1%  16.5x  
103  Little Blue Heron 

7.2%  2.0%  5.3%  0.3x  
104  Stilt Sandpiper 

1.3%  1.9%  0.6%  1.5x  
105  Caspian Tern 

2.0%  1.8%  0.1%  0.9x  
106  Yellowbreasted Chat 

1.5%  1.7%  0.2%  1.1x  
107  Barn Swallow 

11.4%  1.7%  9.7%  0.1x  
108  Bobolink 

0.6%  1.7%  1.1%  2.9x  
109  Redwinged Blackbird 

6.0%  1.7%  4.3%  0.3x  
110  warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 

0.4%  1.6%  1.2%  3.8x  
111  peep sp. 

2.0%  1.6%  0.3%  0.8x  
112  Eastern Kingbird 

13.9%  1.6%  12.3%  0.1x  
113  Field Sparrow 

2.6%  1.6%  1.0%  0.6x  
114  Redbreasted Nuthatch 

0.0%  1.4%  1.4%  52.0x  
115  Piedbilled Grebe 

0.5%  1.4%  0.9%  2.8x  
116  Tricolored Heron 

4.0%  1.3%  2.7%  0.3x  
117  Wood Stork 

1.8%  1.3%  0.6%  0.7x  
118  Shortbilled Dowitcher 

2.0%  1.2%  0.7%  0.6x  
119  Philadelphia Vireo 

0.0%  1.2%  1.2%  92.3x  
120  Forster's Tern 

0.5%  1.2%  0.7%  2.6x  
121  Canada Warbler 

0.3%  1.2%  0.8%  3.5x  
122  Graylag Goose 

1.2%  1.2%  0.0%  1.0x  
123  crow sp. 

1.4%  1.1%  0.2%  0.8x  
124  Nashville Warbler 

0.0%  1.1%  1.1%  28.0x  
125  Muscovy Duck 

0.9%  1.1%  0.2%  1.2x  
126  Wild Turkey 

1.0%  1.1%  0.1%  1.1x  
127  Common Nighthawk 

0.7%  1.0%  0.3%  1.4x  
128  Kirtland's Warbler 

0%  1.0%  1.0%  ∞  
129  Eastern Meadowlark 

2.0%  1.0%  1.0%  0.5x  
130  Broadwinged Hawk 

0.7%  1.0%  0.3%  1.4x  
131  Sanderling 

0.5%  1.0%  0.4%  1.8x  
132  Baybreasted Warbler 

0.0%  0.9%  0.9%  65.6x  
133  Western Sandpiper 

0.6%  0.9%  0.2%  1.4x  
134  Snowy Egret 

2.2%  0.9%  1.4%  0.4x  
135  Blueheaded Vireo 

0.1%  0.9%  0.8%  9.1x  
136  Great Horned Owl 

1.0%  0.8%  0.2%  0.8x  
137  hawk sp. 

0.5%  0.8%  0.3%  1.7x  
138  American Avocet 

1.7%  0.8%  0.9%  0.5x  
139  House Sparrow 

1.3%  0.8%  0.5%  0.6x  
140  Black Tern 

1.5%  0.8%  0.7%  0.5x  
141  White Ibis 

2.3%  0.8%  1.5%  0.3x  
142  Roseate Spoonbill 

2.5%  0.8%  1.8%  0.3x  
143  Least Flycatcher 

0.1%  0.7%  0.6%  5.6x  
144  Baird's Sandpiper 

0.5%  0.7%  0.3%  1.6x  
145  Common Tern 

0.3%  0.7%  0.4%  2.7x  
146  Northern Shoveler 

0.2%  0.7%  0.5%  4.3x  
147  Sharpshinned Hawk 

0.2%  0.7%  0.5%  4.3x  
148  Yellowrumped Warbler 

0%  0.7%  0.7%  ∞  
149  Goldenwinged Warbler 

0.1%  0.7%  0.6%  10.0x  
150  Blackpoll Warbler 

0%  0.6%  0.6%  ∞  
151  Graycheeked Thrush 

0%  0.6%  0.6%  ∞  
152  Yellowbellied Flycatcher 

0.1%  0.6%  0.5%  5.8x  
153  Royal Tern 

0.1%  0.6%  0.5%  6.3x  
154  Prothonotary Warbler 

2.5%  0.6%  1.9%  0.2x  
155  Common Gallinule 

0%  0.6%  0.6%  ∞  
156  Common Raven 

0.2%  0.5%  0.4%  3.1x  
157  Buffbreasted Sandpiper 

0.1%  0.5%  0.5%  10.1x  
158  Tree Swallow 

0.5%  0.5%  0.1%  1.1x  
159  Merlin 

0.0%  0.5%  0.5%  13.2x  
160  duck sp. 

0.4%  0.5%  0.2%  1.5x  
161  Northern Harrier 

0.1%  0.5%  0.3%  3.5x  
162  Eastern ScreechOwl 

0.2%  0.5%  0.3%  2.7x  
163  passerine sp. 

0.1%  0.5%  0.3%  3.2x  
164  Catharus sp. 

0%  0.5%  0.5%  ∞  
165  Marsh Wren 

0%  0.5%  0.5%  ∞  
166  Wilson's Warbler 

0.0%  0.4%  0.4%  33.5x  
167  Wilson's Snipe 

0.1%  0.4%  0.4%  8.4x  
168  Whiterumped Sandpiper 

0.3%  0.4%  0.2%  1.6x  
169  Ringbilled Gull 

0.3%  0.4%  0.2%  1.6x  
170  American GoldenPlover 

0.1%  0.4%  0.3%  3.9x  
171  Peregrine Falcon 

0.1%  0.4%  0.3%  6.2x  
172  Laughing Gull 

0.2%  0.4%  0.2%  1.7x  
173  Mute Swan 

0.3%  0.4%  0.0%  1.1x  
174  Downy/Hairy Woodpecker 

0.3%  0.4%  0.0%  1.1x  
175  Sterna sp. 

0.0%  0.4%  0.3%  13.3x  
176  Yellowbellied Sapsucker 

0.0%  0.3%  0.3%  23.2x  
177  swallow sp. 

0.7%  0.3%  0.4%  0.4x  
178  Northern Roughwinged Swallow 

0.8%  0.3%  0.5%  0.4x  
179  Blackbilled Cuckoo 

0%  0.3%  0.3%  ∞  
180  Blackbellied Plover 

0.1%  0.3%  0.1%  1.9x  
181  Yellowcrowned NightHeron 

1.4%  0.3%  1.1%  0.2x  
182  Lark Sparrow 

0.1%  0.3%  0.2%  5.1x  
183  new world sparrow sp. 

0.2%  0.3%  0.0%  1.1x  
184  Rednecked Phalarope 

0.1%  0.3%  0.1%  1.8x  
185  Blackcrowned NightHeron 

0.4%  0.3%  0.1%  0.6x  
186  Anhinga 

1.7%  0.2%  1.4%  0.1x  
187  Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.1x  
188  Ruddy Turnstone 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  1.8x  
189  Horned Lark 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  1.5x  
190  Buteo sp. 

0.3%  0.2%  0.0%  0.8x  
191  Greenwinged Teal 

0.0%  0.2%  0.2%  7.9x  
192  Loggerhead Shrike 

0.3%  0.2%  0.1%  0.8x  
193  Accipiter sp. 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  1.7x  
194  new world vulture sp. 

0.3%  0.2%  0.1%  0.8x  
195  American/Fish Crow 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.0x  
196  Hudsonian Godwit 

0.0%  0.2%  0.2%  13.7x  
197  Sora 

0.1%  0.2%  0.1%  3.2x  
198  shorebird sp. 

0.2%  0.2%  0.0%  1.0x  
199  Kentucky Warbler 

0.9%  0.2%  0.7%  0.2x  
200  Purple Martin 

2.3%  0.2%  2.2%  0.1x  
201  Sandwich Tern 

0%  0.2%  0.2%  ∞  
202  Mississippi Kite 

0.9%  0.1%  0.7%  0.2x  
203  Wilson's Phalarope 

0.5%  0.1%  0.3%  0.3x  
204  American Black Duck 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.3x  
205  Connecticut Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
206  Sharpshinned/Cooper's Hawk 

0.1%  0.1%  0.1%  1.7x  
207  Warbling Vireo 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
208  Eastern Whippoorwill 

0.2%  0.1%  0.1%  0.5x  
209  Herring Gull 

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

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.7x  
211  Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher) 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.6x  
212  Winter Wren 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
213  Lesser Blackbacked Gull 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
214  Summer/Scarlet Tanager 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  7.5x  
215  Willow Flycatcher 

0.0%  0.1%  0.1%  6.8x  
216  Bank Swallow 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.7x  
217  Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.8x  
218  Least Tern 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.2x  
219  gull sp. 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  0.9x  
220  Longbilled Dowitcher 

0.1%  0.1%  0.0%  1.2x  
221  Sabine's Gull 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
222  Parasitic Jaeger 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
223  Orchard Oriole 

2.0%  0.1%  1.9%  0.0x  
224  Mourning Warbler 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞  
225  Swamp Sparrow 

0%  0.1%  0.1%  ∞ 