Bird Finder

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

based on 20 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson during the month of September. 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 73.4% 90.0% 16.6% 1.2x
2   Carolina Wren 76.9% 85.0% 8.1% 1.1x
3   Tufted Titmouse 65.3% 85.0% 19.7% 1.3x
4   Red-bellied Woodpecker 55.9% 85.0% 29.1% 1.5x
5   Carolina Chickadee 71.2% 80.0% 8.8% 1.1x
6   American Crow 64.8% 80.0% 15.2% 1.2x
7   Downy Woodpecker 56.1% 75.0% 18.9% 1.3x
8   Great Blue Heron 44.6% 75.0% 30.4% 1.7x
9   Pine Warbler 40.5% 75.0% 34.5% 1.9x
10   Great Egret 29.2% 75.0% 45.8% 2.6x
11   Chipping Sparrow 14.2% 65.0% 50.8% 4.6x
12   Eastern Bluebird 42.2% 60.0% 17.8% 1.4x
13   Mute Swan 0.3% 60.0% 59.7% 234.0x
14   Brown-headed Nuthatch 35.9% 55.0% 19.1% 1.5x
15   American Goldfinch 47.2% 45.0% 2.2% 1.0x
16   White-breasted Nuthatch 36.4% 45.0% 8.6% 1.2x
17   Killdeer 23.9% 45.0% 21.1% 1.9x
18   Blue Jay 60.4% 40.0% 20.4% 0.7x
19   Red-shouldered Hawk 36.6% 40.0% 3.4% 1.1x
20   American Robin 29.3% 40.0% 10.7% 1.4x
21   Mallard 20.1% 40.0% 19.9% 2.0x
22   Northern Mockingbird 31.1% 35.0% 3.9% 1.1x
23   Belted Kingfisher 28.1% 35.0% 6.9% 1.2x
24   Turkey Vulture 39.5% 30.0% 9.5% 0.8x
25   Mourning Dove 38.4% 30.0% 8.4% 0.8x
26   White-eyed Vireo 33.5% 30.0% 3.5% 0.9x
27   Brown Thrasher 30.5% 30.0% 0.5% 1.0x
28   Red-eyed Vireo 28.6% 30.0% 1.4% 1.0x
29   Canada Goose 24.8% 30.0% 5.2% 1.2x
30   Fish Crow 21.9% 30.0% 8.1% 1.4x
31   House Finch 19.5% 30.0% 10.5% 1.5x
32   American Redstart 30.9% 25.0% 5.9% 0.8x
33   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 26.4% 25.0% 1.4% 0.9x
34   European Starling 10.8% 25.0% 14.2% 2.3x
35   Black-and-white Warbler 24.2% 20.0% 4.2% 0.8x
36   Summer Tanager 22.3% 20.0% 2.3% 0.9x
37   Osprey 12.9% 20.0% 7.1% 1.6x
38   Gray Catbird 42.8% 15.0% 27.8% 0.4x
39   Eastern Phoebe 37.1% 15.0% 22.1% 0.4x
40   Common Yellowthroat 29.9% 15.0% 14.9% 0.5x
41   Eastern Wood-Pewee 27.8% 15.0% 12.8% 0.5x
42   Pileated Woodpecker 24.6% 15.0% 9.6% 0.6x
43   Chimney Swift 24.5% 15.0% 9.5% 0.6x
44   Brown-headed Cowbird 4.4% 15.0% 10.6% 3.4x
45   Ruby-throated Hummingbird 32.7% 10.0% 22.7% 0.3x
46   Eastern Towhee 26.4% 10.0% 16.4% 0.4x
47   Northern Flicker 22.6% 10.0% 12.6% 0.4x
48   Double-crested Cormorant 15.4% 10.0% 5.4% 0.6x
49   Bald Eagle 12.2% 10.0% 2.2% 0.8x
50   Song Sparrow 9.2% 10.0% 0.8% 1.1x
51   Common Grackle 5.4% 10.0% 4.6% 1.9x
52   Magnolia Warbler 17.5% 5.0% 12.5% 0.3x
53   Yellow-billed Cuckoo 15.5% 5.0% 10.5% 0.3x
54   Red-headed Woodpecker 14.8% 5.0% 9.8% 0.3x
55   Hairy Woodpecker 14.2% 5.0% 9.2% 0.4x
56   Green Heron 10.8% 5.0% 5.8% 0.5x
57   Red-tailed Hawk 9.4% 5.0% 4.4% 0.5x
58   House Wren 8.5% 5.0% 3.5% 0.6x
59   Wood Duck 8.5% 5.0% 3.5% 0.6x
60   Least Sandpiper 6.2% 5.0% 1.2% 0.8x
61   Spotted Sandpiper 5.7% 5.0% 0.7% 0.9x
62   Barred Owl 5.7% 5.0% 0.7% 0.9x
63   Solitary Sandpiper 5.1% 5.0% 0.1% 1.0x
64   Palm Warbler 4.9% 5.0% 0.1% 1.0x
65   Yellow-throated Warbler 4.8% 5.0% 0.2% 1.1x
66   Northern Waterthrush 3.6% 5.0% 1.4% 1.4x
67   Blue-winged Teal 2.6% 5.0% 2.4% 1.9x
68   Red-winged Blackbird 1.7% 5.0% 3.3% 3.0x
69   Eastern Kingbird 1.6% 5.0% 3.4% 3.1x