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

based on 86 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson in February. 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   Northern Cardinal 64.9% 87.2% 22.3% 1.3x
2   Tufted Titmouse 56.9% 84.9% 28.0% 1.5x
3   Carolina Wren 60.4% 81.4% 21.0% 1.3x
4   Carolina Chickadee 60.1% 79.1% 19.0% 1.3x
5   Eastern Bluebird 47.6% 79.1% 31.4% 1.7x
6   Red-bellied Woodpecker 50.3% 74.4% 24.1% 1.5x
7   American Robin 43.9% 74.4% 30.5% 1.7x
8   American Crow 57.0% 73.3% 16.2% 1.3x
9   Ruddy Duck 15.1% 73.3% 58.1% 4.8x
10   Pine Warbler 38.6% 67.4% 28.9% 1.7x
11   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 37.1% 65.1% 28.0% 1.8x
12   Brown-headed Nuthatch 32.3% 62.8% 30.4% 1.9x
13   Canada Goose 45.7% 61.6% 15.9% 1.3x
14   Great Blue Heron 38.2% 60.5% 22.3% 1.6x
15   Double-crested Cormorant 30.6% 60.5% 29.8% 2.0x
16   Ring-billed Gull 26.3% 58.1% 31.8% 2.2x
17   Downy Woodpecker 42.0% 55.8% 13.8% 1.3x
18   Mallard 35.6% 55.8% 20.2% 1.6x
19   Pied-billed Grebe 14.7% 55.8% 41.1% 3.8x
20   White-throated Sparrow 51.3% 52.3% 1.1% 1.0x
21   Dark-eyed Junco 28.6% 51.2% 22.6% 1.8x
22   Chipping Sparrow 17.2% 47.7% 30.5% 2.8x
23   Blue Jay 39.3% 46.5% 7.2% 1.2x
24   Mute Swan 0.7% 46.5% 45.8% 62.9x
25   Northern Mockingbird 27.5% 45.3% 17.9% 1.7x
26   American Coot 3.3% 45.3% 42.1% 13.8x
27   Red-shouldered Hawk 31.1% 44.2% 13.0% 1.4x
28   Turkey Vulture 39.4% 39.5% 0.1% 1.0x
29   Yellow-rumped Warbler 37.4% 38.4% 1.0% 1.0x
30   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 17.5% 38.4% 20.8% 2.2x
31   Song Sparrow 50.3% 37.2% 13.1% 0.7x
32   White-breasted Nuthatch 28.5% 37.2% 8.7% 1.3x
33   Golden-crowned Kinglet 21.9% 37.2% 15.3% 1.7x
34   Bufflehead 14.4% 36.0% 21.6% 2.5x
35   Eastern Towhee 36.7% 34.9% 1.8% 1.0x
36   Hooded Merganser 18.1% 31.4% 13.3% 1.7x
37   Fish Crow 14.4% 31.4% 17.0% 2.2x
38   Bald Eagle 15.2% 30.2% 15.0% 2.0x
39   Mourning Dove 37.8% 25.6% 12.2% 0.7x
40   American Goldfinch 22.5% 24.4% 1.9% 1.1x
41   Killdeer 19.1% 24.4% 5.3% 1.3x
42   Pileated Woodpecker 12.0% 24.4% 12.4% 2.0x
43   Eastern Phoebe 25.1% 23.3% 1.8% 0.9x
44   European Starling 18.6% 23.3% 4.7% 1.3x
45   Ring-necked Duck 8.1% 23.3% 15.1% 2.9x
46   Rusty Blackbird 2.7% 23.3% 20.6% 8.6x
47   Northern Flicker 25.7% 22.1% 3.6% 0.9x
48   Brown-headed Cowbird 6.3% 20.9% 14.6% 3.3x
49   Hermit Thrush 14.0% 19.8% 5.8% 1.4x
50   Brown Thrasher 15.2% 18.6% 3.4% 1.2x
51   House Finch 24.4% 17.4% 7.0% 0.7x
52   Northern Shoveler 3.3% 16.3% 13.0% 5.0x
53   Gadwall 4.2% 15.1% 10.9% 3.6x
54   Belted Kingfisher 18.3% 14.0% 4.4% 0.8x
55   Red-winged Blackbird 15.9% 14.0% 1.9% 0.9x
56   Wood Duck 7.8% 12.8% 5.0% 1.6x
57   Common Grackle 11.4% 11.6% 0.3% 1.0x
58   Pine Siskin 3.8% 11.6% 7.8% 3.1x
59   Green-winged Teal 2.6% 11.6% 9.0% 4.5x
60   Red-tailed Hawk 17.1% 10.5% 6.7% 0.6x
61   Lesser Scaup 5.2% 10.5% 5.3% 2.0x
62   Black-and-white Warbler 0.8% 10.5% 9.6% 12.8x
63   Black Vulture 16.3% 9.3% 7.0% 0.6x
64   Hairy Woodpecker 9.5% 9.3% 0.2% 1.0x
65   Brown Creeper 7.5% 8.1% 0.7% 1.1x
66   American Wigeon 0.7% 7.0% 6.3% 10.7x
67   Fox Sparrow 4.9% 5.8% 0.9% 1.2x
68   Winter Wren 8.6% 4.7% 4.0% 0.5x
69   Cooper's Hawk 4.3% 4.7% 0.3% 1.1x
70   Horned Grebe 2.1% 4.7% 2.5% 2.2x
71   House Sparrow 1.6% 4.7% 3.1% 2.9x
72   Swamp Sparrow 14.1% 3.5% 10.6% 0.2x
73   Purple Finch 3.2% 3.5% 0.2% 1.1x
74   Great Egret 1.2% 3.5% 2.3% 3.0x
75   American Black Duck 0.8% 3.5% 2.7% 4.5x
76   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.0% 2.3% 8.6% 0.2x
77   Canvasback 1.5% 2.3% 0.8% 1.5x
78   Redhead 0.9% 2.3% 1.4% 2.5x
79   Barred Owl 5.5% 1.2% 4.4% 0.2x
80   Cedar Waxwing 4.9% 1.2% 3.7% 0.2x
81   Herring Gull 3.7% 1.2% 2.5% 0.3x
82   Red-breasted Nuthatch 2.3% 1.2% 1.2% 0.5x
83   Palm Warbler 1.6% 1.2% 0.4% 0.7x
84   gull sp. 1.5% 1.2% 0.3% 0.8x
85   Tree Swallow 1.3% 1.2% 0.1% 0.9x
86   duck sp. 1.0% 1.2% 0.2% 1.2x
87   Merlin 0.6% 1.2% 0.6% 1.9x
88   Northern Harrier 0.6% 1.2% 0.6% 2.1x
89   Loggerhead Shrike 0.4% 1.2% 0.7% 2.7x
90   Accipiter sp. 0.2% 1.2% 0.9% 4.8x
91   Blue-winged Teal 0.1% 1.2% 1.0% 9.3x
92   Northern Bobwhite 0.0% 1.2% 1.1% 60.5x