Bird Finder

Top Birds at Lake Benson in January
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 102 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson during the month of January. The difference in probability relative to other nearby locations is also shown, to highlight which birds are particularly likely to be found (or not found) at this specific location. The chart shows how many distinct species have historically been observed at this location for each month of the year.

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Rank Info Pics Species Entire Region This Location Difference Relative
1   Red-bellied Woodpecker 50.9% 72.5% 21.6% 1.4x
2   Northern Cardinal 59.1% 68.6% 9.6% 1.2x
3   Tufted Titmouse 54.2% 67.6% 13.5% 1.2x
4   American Crow 52.2% 67.6% 15.4% 1.3x
5   Carolina Wren 60.9% 66.7% 5.8% 1.1x
6   Carolina Chickadee 59.6% 65.7% 6.1% 1.1x
7   Eastern Bluebird 42.3% 64.7% 22.4% 1.5x
8   Ring-billed Gull 31.0% 63.7% 32.7% 2.1x
9   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 40.8% 62.7% 22.0% 1.5x
10   Ruddy Duck 16.0% 62.7% 46.7% 3.9x
11   Pied-billed Grebe 17.3% 60.8% 43.5% 3.5x
12   Great Blue Heron 39.3% 54.9% 15.6% 1.4x
13   Brown-headed Nuthatch 29.9% 53.9% 24.0% 1.8x
14   Mallard 33.3% 52.9% 19.6% 1.6x
15   White-throated Sparrow 52.9% 52.0% 0.9% 1.0x
16   Canada Goose 34.9% 52.0% 17.1% 1.5x
17   Double-crested Cormorant 27.4% 52.0% 24.5% 1.9x
18   American Robin 30.4% 51.0% 20.6% 1.7x
19   Downy Woodpecker 42.3% 45.1% 2.8% 1.1x
20   Dark-eyed Junco 30.2% 44.1% 14.0% 1.5x
21   European Starling 16.6% 41.2% 24.6% 2.5x
22   Chipping Sparrow 15.9% 41.2% 25.3% 2.6x
23   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.1% 40.2% 8.1% 1.3x
24   Pine Warbler 20.4% 39.2% 18.8% 1.9x
25   Blue Jay 38.1% 37.3% 0.8% 1.0x
26   American Goldfinch 27.5% 37.3% 9.8% 1.4x
27   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24.1% 37.3% 13.1% 1.5x
28   Rusty Blackbird 2.6% 37.3% 34.6% 14.3x
29   Eastern Towhee 32.7% 36.3% 3.6% 1.1x
30   Golden-crowned Kinglet 25.7% 36.3% 10.6% 1.4x
31   White-breasted Nuthatch 30.1% 35.3% 5.2% 1.2x
32   Hooded Merganser 21.8% 35.3% 13.5% 1.6x
33   Brown-headed Cowbird 4.4% 35.3% 30.9% 8.1x
34   Northern Mockingbird 29.9% 33.3% 3.5% 1.1x
35   Mute Swan 0.9% 32.4% 31.5% 36.1x
36   Song Sparrow 49.9% 30.4% 19.5% 0.6x
37   American Coot 2.9% 30.4% 27.5% 10.3x
38   Northern Flicker 27.9% 29.4% 1.5% 1.1x
39   Eastern Phoebe 22.7% 28.4% 5.7% 1.3x
40   Bald Eagle 16.6% 28.4% 11.8% 1.7x
41   Red-shouldered Hawk 25.0% 27.5% 2.5% 1.1x
42   House Finch 21.1% 24.5% 3.4% 1.2x
43   Bufflehead 15.6% 24.5% 8.9% 1.6x
44   Hermit Thrush 17.8% 23.5% 5.7% 1.3x
45   Killdeer 16.3% 23.5% 7.3% 1.4x
46   Ring-necked Duck 8.8% 23.5% 14.8% 2.7x
47   Brown Thrasher 16.2% 21.6% 5.4% 1.3x
48   Pileated Woodpecker 12.2% 20.6% 8.4% 1.7x
49   Belted Kingfisher 20.0% 19.6% 0.4% 1.0x
50   Turkey Vulture 35.4% 15.7% 19.8% 0.4x
51   Common Grackle 4.3% 14.7% 10.4% 3.4x
52   Mourning Dove 30.4% 13.7% 16.6% 0.5x
53   Red-winged Blackbird 10.7% 13.7% 3.0% 1.3x
54   Pine Siskin 5.9% 12.7% 6.8% 2.2x
55   Gadwall 5.7% 12.7% 7.1% 2.2x
56   Brown Creeper 8.9% 11.8% 2.8% 1.3x
57   Fox Sparrow 6.3% 11.8% 5.4% 1.9x
58   Northern Shoveler 3.9% 11.8% 7.9% 3.0x
59   Green-winged Teal 4.1% 9.8% 5.7% 2.4x
60   Fish Crow 3.1% 9.8% 6.7% 3.2x
61   Red-tailed Hawk 16.0% 7.8% 8.1% 0.5x
62   Hairy Woodpecker 10.1% 7.8% 2.3% 0.8x
63   Great Egret 1.1% 7.8% 6.8% 7.3x
64   Winter Wren 11.0% 6.9% 4.2% 0.6x
65   American Wigeon 0.7% 6.9% 6.2% 10.1x
66   Black-and-white Warbler 1.0% 5.9% 4.9% 6.0x
67   Cedar Waxwing 8.1% 4.9% 3.2% 0.6x
68   Green Heron 0.2% 4.9% 4.7% 23.5x
69   Black Vulture 16.1% 3.9% 12.2% 0.2x
70   Purple Finch 3.0% 3.9% 1.0% 1.3x
71   Lesser Scaup 4.7% 2.0% 2.7% 0.4x
72   Wood Duck 3.3% 2.0% 1.3% 0.6x
73   American Black Duck 2.1% 2.0% 0.2% 0.9x
74   House Sparrow 1.7% 2.0% 0.3% 1.2x
75   Herring Gull 6.2% 1.0% 5.2% 0.2x
76   Cooper's Hawk 4.0% 1.0% 3.0% 0.2x
77   Red-breasted Nuthatch 3.3% 1.0% 2.3% 0.3x
78   Wilson's Snipe 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0.5x
79   gull sp. 1.5% 1.0% 0.5% 0.7x
80   House Wren 1.3% 1.0% 0.3% 0.8x
81   new world sparrow sp. 1.1% 1.0% 0.2% 0.9x
82   Tundra Swan 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 15.7x