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

based on 74 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson during the month of 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 63.8% 87.8% 24.0% 1.4x
2   Tufted Titmouse 56.0% 85.1% 29.1% 1.5x
3   Carolina Wren 59.6% 81.1% 21.5% 1.4x
4   Carolina Chickadee 59.5% 78.4% 18.9% 1.3x
5   Eastern Bluebird 46.7% 78.4% 31.7% 1.7x
6   Red-bellied Woodpecker 49.8% 74.3% 24.5% 1.5x
7   American Crow 57.4% 73.0% 15.5% 1.3x
8   American Robin 41.9% 73.0% 31.0% 1.7x
9   Ruddy Duck 15.6% 71.6% 56.0% 4.6x
10   Pine Warbler 36.7% 64.9% 28.1% 1.8x
11   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 36.3% 64.9% 28.6% 1.8x
12   Canada Goose 45.8% 62.2% 16.3% 1.4x
13   Great Blue Heron 37.8% 62.2% 24.4% 1.6x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 30.8% 62.2% 31.4% 2.0x
15   Ring-billed Gull 27.8% 62.2% 34.4% 2.2x
16   Double-crested Cormorant 30.0% 60.8% 30.8% 2.0x
17   Pied-billed Grebe 14.8% 58.1% 43.4% 3.9x
18   Mallard 36.2% 55.4% 19.2% 1.5x
19   White-throated Sparrow 49.9% 51.4% 1.5% 1.0x
20   Downy Woodpecker 40.5% 51.4% 10.9% 1.3x
21   Dark-eyed Junco 26.5% 50.0% 23.5% 1.9x
22   Blue Jay 38.4% 48.6% 10.3% 1.3x
23   American Coot 3.7% 48.6% 44.9% 13.1x
24   Mute Swan 0.9% 47.3% 46.4% 55.2x
25   Northern Mockingbird 27.9% 43.2% 15.3% 1.5x
26   Chipping Sparrow 16.3% 43.2% 27.0% 2.7x
27   Song Sparrow 50.1% 41.9% 8.2% 0.8x
28   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 17.6% 41.9% 24.3% 2.4x
29   Turkey Vulture 39.5% 39.2% 0.3% 1.0x
30   Red-shouldered Hawk 29.9% 39.2% 9.2% 1.3x
31   White-breasted Nuthatch 28.1% 37.8% 9.8% 1.3x
32   Golden-crowned Kinglet 21.6% 35.1% 13.6% 1.6x
33   Hooded Merganser 18.7% 35.1% 16.4% 1.9x
34   Yellow-rumped Warbler 34.8% 31.1% 3.7% 0.9x
35   Fish Crow 13.7% 31.1% 17.4% 2.3x
36   Eastern Towhee 35.4% 29.7% 5.7% 0.8x
37   Bufflehead 14.6% 29.7% 15.1% 2.0x
38   Bald Eagle 14.8% 28.4% 13.6% 1.9x
39   European Starling 19.4% 27.0% 7.6% 1.4x
40   Pileated Woodpecker 11.9% 27.0% 15.2% 2.3x
41   Killdeer 19.5% 25.7% 6.2% 1.3x
42   Mourning Dove 37.4% 24.3% 13.1% 0.7x
43   Ring-necked Duck 8.4% 24.3% 15.9% 2.9x
44   Northern Flicker 25.0% 23.0% 2.0% 0.9x
45   Eastern Phoebe 24.4% 21.6% 2.8% 0.9x
46   American Goldfinch 21.1% 21.6% 0.5% 1.0x
47   Hermit Thrush 13.9% 21.6% 7.7% 1.6x
48   Rusty Blackbird 2.5% 21.6% 19.2% 8.8x
49   Brown Thrasher 15.5% 18.9% 3.4% 1.2x
50   Northern Shoveler 3.7% 18.9% 15.2% 5.1x
51   House Finch 22.8% 17.6% 5.3% 0.8x
52   Belted Kingfisher 18.5% 16.2% 2.3% 0.9x
53   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.8% 16.2% 10.4% 2.8x
54   Gadwall 4.5% 14.9% 10.4% 3.3x
55   Pine Siskin 4.4% 13.5% 9.1% 3.1x
56   Green-winged Teal 2.8% 13.5% 10.7% 4.9x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 17.5% 12.2% 5.3% 0.7x
58   Wood Duck 7.8% 12.2% 4.4% 1.6x
59   Lesser Scaup 5.6% 12.2% 6.5% 2.2x
60   Black-and-white Warbler 0.8% 12.2% 11.3% 14.4x
61   Black Vulture 16.1% 10.8% 5.2% 0.7x
62   Red-winged Blackbird 15.0% 10.8% 4.1% 0.7x
63   Common Grackle 11.3% 10.8% 0.5% 1.0x
64   Hairy Woodpecker 9.4% 9.5% 0.1% 1.0x
65   Brown Creeper 8.0% 9.5% 1.5% 1.2x
66   American Wigeon 0.6% 8.1% 7.5% 13.7x
67   Fox Sparrow 4.6% 5.4% 0.8% 1.2x
68   Cooper's Hawk 4.4% 5.4% 1.0% 1.2x
69   Horned Grebe 1.9% 5.4% 3.5% 2.8x
70   House Sparrow 1.6% 5.4% 3.8% 3.4x
71   Swamp Sparrow 14.1% 4.1% 10.1% 0.3x
72   Purple Finch 2.2% 4.1% 1.8% 1.8x
73   Great Egret 1.0% 4.1% 3.1% 4.1x
74   American Black Duck 0.9% 4.1% 3.1% 4.4x
75   Red-headed Woodpecker 11.0% 2.7% 8.3% 0.2x
76   Canvasback 1.8% 2.7% 0.9% 1.5x
77   Redhead 1.0% 2.7% 1.7% 2.6x
78   Winter Wren 8.8% 1.4% 7.5% 0.2x
79   Barred Owl 5.6% 1.4% 4.3% 0.2x
80   Cedar Waxwing 5.2% 1.4% 3.8% 0.3x
81   Herring Gull 4.0% 1.4% 2.7% 0.3x
82   Red-breasted Nuthatch 2.5% 1.4% 1.2% 0.5x
83   gull sp. 1.5% 1.4% 0.2% 0.9x
84   Palm Warbler 1.5% 1.4% 0.2% 0.9x
85   Tree Swallow 1.2% 1.4% 0.1% 1.1x
86   duck sp. 1.0% 1.4% 0.4% 1.4x
87   Merlin 0.7% 1.4% 0.7% 2.0x
88   Loggerhead Shrike 0.5% 1.4% 0.8% 2.6x
89   Northern Harrier 0.4% 1.4% 0.9% 3.2x
90   Accipiter sp. 0.3% 1.4% 1.1% 5.3x
91   Blue-winged Teal 0.1% 1.4% 1.2% 9.7x