Bird Finder

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

based on 24 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson during the month of August. 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   Great Blue Heron 45.4% 70.8% 25.5% 1.6x
2   Great Egret 31.7% 70.8% 39.1% 2.2x
3   Carolina Wren 72.3% 66.7% 5.6% 0.9x
4   Tufted Titmouse 52.9% 66.7% 13.8% 1.3x
5   Carolina Chickadee 59.0% 58.3% 0.7% 1.0x
6   Mallard 17.6% 58.3% 40.8% 3.3x
7   American Crow 52.9% 54.2% 1.2% 1.0x
8   Red-bellied Woodpecker 39.6% 54.2% 14.6% 1.4x
9   Killdeer 20.5% 54.2% 33.7% 2.6x
10   Northern Cardinal 66.0% 50.0% 16.0% 0.8x
11   American Goldfinch 58.4% 45.8% 12.6% 0.8x
12   Canada Goose 24.5% 45.8% 21.3% 1.9x
13   Downy Woodpecker 39.9% 41.7% 1.8% 1.0x
14   Eastern Bluebird 39.1% 41.7% 2.5% 1.1x
15   American Robin 29.7% 37.5% 7.8% 1.3x
16   White-breasted Nuthatch 27.3% 37.5% 10.2% 1.4x
17   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42.2% 33.3% 8.9% 0.8x
18   Fish Crow 26.3% 33.3% 7.0% 1.3x
19   Belted Kingfisher 20.9% 33.3% 12.5% 1.6x
20   Chipping Sparrow 17.7% 33.3% 15.6% 1.9x
21   Brown-headed Nuthatch 25.0% 29.2% 4.2% 1.2x
22   Mute Swan 0.3% 29.2% 28.9% 96.8x
23   Mourning Dove 48.6% 25.0% 23.6% 0.5x
24   White Ibis 1.3% 25.0% 23.7% 19.9x
25   Northern Mockingbird 31.7% 20.8% 10.8% 0.7x
26   Red-shouldered Hawk 23.9% 20.8% 3.1% 0.9x
27   Blue Jay 36.8% 16.7% 20.2% 0.5x
28   Red-eyed Vireo 21.8% 16.7% 5.1% 0.8x
29   Osprey 19.8% 16.7% 3.2% 0.8x
30   House Finch 19.8% 16.7% 3.1% 0.8x
31   Chimney Swift 18.4% 16.7% 1.8% 0.9x
32   Great Crested Flycatcher 17.5% 16.7% 0.8% 1.0x
33   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 16.7% 16.7% 0.0% 1.0x
34   Pine Warbler 15.6% 16.7% 1.0% 1.1x
35   Acadian Flycatcher 9.4% 16.7% 7.3% 1.8x
36   Hairy Woodpecker 7.7% 16.7% 8.9% 2.2x
37   Solitary Sandpiper 5.7% 16.7% 10.9% 2.9x
38   Little Blue Heron 5.0% 16.7% 11.7% 3.3x
39   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 34.8% 12.5% 22.3% 0.4x
40   Turkey Vulture 32.0% 12.5% 19.5% 0.4x
41   Blue Grosbeak 22.0% 12.5% 9.5% 0.6x
42   Green Heron 17.1% 12.5% 4.6% 0.7x
43   Pileated Woodpecker 14.6% 12.5% 2.1% 0.9x
44   Eastern Kingbird 13.9% 12.5% 1.4% 0.9x
45   Wood Duck 11.0% 12.5% 1.5% 1.1x
46   Least Sandpiper 6.4% 12.5% 6.1% 1.9x
47   Gray Catbird 27.3% 8.3% 19.0% 0.3x
48   Eastern Phoebe 19.8% 8.3% 11.4% 0.4x
49   Double-crested Cormorant 16.7% 8.3% 8.3% 0.5x
50   Black Vulture 15.5% 8.3% 7.2% 0.5x
51   Red-tailed Hawk 10.6% 8.3% 2.2% 0.8x
52   Common Grackle 9.7% 8.3% 1.4% 0.9x
53   Brown-headed Cowbird 5.9% 8.3% 2.5% 1.4x
54   Mallard (Domestic type) 4.0% 8.3% 4.3% 2.1x
55   White-eyed Vireo 20.5% 4.2% 16.3% 0.2x
56   Eastern Wood-Pewee 19.4% 4.2% 15.2% 0.2x
57   Barn Swallow 12.0% 4.2% 7.9% 0.3x
58   European Starling 10.7% 4.2% 6.5% 0.4x
59   Bald Eagle 8.0% 4.2% 3.8% 0.5x
60   House Wren 5.0% 4.2% 0.8% 0.8x
61   Barred Owl 3.9% 4.2% 0.2% 1.1x
62   Purple Martin 2.6% 4.2% 1.5% 1.6x
63   crow sp. 1.8% 4.2% 2.4% 2.3x
64   Anhinga 1.8% 4.2% 2.4% 2.4x
65   Yellow-breasted Chat 1.6% 4.2% 2.6% 2.6x
66   Mississippi Kite 0.6% 4.2% 3.6% 7.3x
67   shorebird sp. 0.1% 4.2% 4.1% 78.3x