Bird Finder

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.

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   Red-bellied 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   Red-shouldered Hawk
25.3% 36.6% 11.3% 1.4x
18   White-breasted Nuthatch
27.7% 36.4% 8.6% 1.3x
19   Brown-headed Nuthatch
26.2% 36.0% 9.7% 1.4x
20   White-eyed Vireo
20.5% 33.5% 13.0% 1.6x
21   Ruby-throated 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   Red-eyed Vireo
21.6% 28.6% 7.0% 1.3x
29   Belted Kingfisher
22.7% 28.1% 5.4% 1.2x
30   Eastern Wood-Pewee
19.3% 27.8% 8.4% 1.4x
31   Blue-gray 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   Black-and-white 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   Yellow-billed Cuckoo
15.7% 15.4% 0.3% 1.0x
48   Double-crested Cormorant
14.9% 15.4% 0.5% 1.0x
49   Red-headed 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   Chestnut-sided Warbler
1.7% 9.5% 7.8% 5.5x
60   Scarlet Tanager
1.4% 9.5% 8.1% 6.8x
61   Red-tailed 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   Yellow-throated 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   Rose-breasted 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   Black-throated 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   Yellow-throated 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   Blue-winged Warbler
1.2% 4.4% 3.2% 3.6x
85   Brown-headed 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   Worm-eating 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   Blue-winged Teal
1.2% 2.6% 1.4% 2.2x
99   Greater Yellowlegs
3.2% 2.3% 0.9% 0.7x
100   Black-throated Green Warbler
0.0% 2.3% 2.3% 85.5x
101   Ruby-crowned 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   Yellow-breasted 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   Red-winged 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   Red-breasted Nuthatch
0.0% 1.4% 1.4% 52.0x
115   Pied-billed 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   Short-billed 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   Broad-winged Hawk
0.7% 1.0% 0.3% 1.4x
131   Sanderling
0.5% 1.0% 0.4% 1.8x
132   Bay-breasted 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   Blue-headed 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   Sharp-shinned Hawk
0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 4.3x
148   Yellow-rumped Warbler
0% 0.7% 0.7%
149   Golden-winged Warbler
0.1% 0.7% 0.6% 10.0x
150   Blackpoll Warbler
0% 0.6% 0.6%
151   Gray-cheeked Thrush
0% 0.6% 0.6%
152   Yellow-bellied 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   Buff-breasted 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 Screech-Owl
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   White-rumped Sandpiper
0.3% 0.4% 0.2% 1.6x
169   Ring-billed Gull
0.3% 0.4% 0.2% 1.6x
170   American Golden-Plover
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   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 23.2x
177   swallow sp.
0.7% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4x
178   Northern Rough-winged Swallow
0.8% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4x
179   Black-billed Cuckoo
0% 0.3% 0.3%
180   Black-bellied Plover
0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 1.9x
181   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
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   Red-necked Phalarope
0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 1.8x
185   Black-crowned Night-Heron
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   Green-winged 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   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 1.7x
207   Warbling Vireo
0% 0.1% 0.1%
208   Eastern Whip-poor-will
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 Black-backed 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   Long-billed 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%