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Top Locations in November
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

This page shows the top birding locations in the month of November. The chart shows how many species can be found in the region for each month of the year as a measure of local "birdiness".

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Rank Map Location Distance Checklists Species
1 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 355 142
2 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 610 125
3 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 182 123
4 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 69 113
5 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 147 110
6 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 275 108
7 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 107 107
8 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 60 106
9 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 305 105
10 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 38 104
11 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 45 104
12 Schenck Forest 3.6 110 101
13 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 135 100
14 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 215 100
15 Lake Betz 7.3 152 100
16 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 118 98
17 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 120 95
18 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 58 95
19 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 208 91
20 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 47 91
21 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 81 89
22 Lake Lynn 7.7 117 87
23 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 94 85
24 Beaver Marsh 16.7 175 84
25 Lake Raleigh 6.0 43 83
26 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 139 82
27 Bond Park 2.7 80 81
28 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 133 81
29 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 13 80
30 Shelley Lake 8.1 62 80
31 Apex Community Park 3.7 37 80
32 Lake Benson 11.9 36 79
33 Williamson Preserve 19.2 39 79
34 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 53 78
35 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 50 78
36 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 57 78
37 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 63 78
38 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 30 78
39 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 9 76
40 Lake Wheeler 8.2 23 74
41 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 36 74
42 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 18 73
43 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 14 73
44 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 13 72
45 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 32 72
46 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 24 72
47 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 45 71
48 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 28 69
49 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 11 69
50 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 34 69
51 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 20 67
52 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 29 67
53 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 31 67
54 Inwood Rd. 7.3 35 66
55 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 45 65
56 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 22 65
57 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 29 65
58 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 30 65
59 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 20 65
60 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 39 64
61 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 28 62
62 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 49 62
63 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 21 62
64 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 20 61
65 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 21 61
66 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 25 60
67 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 20 60
68 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 17 60
69 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 20 59
70 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 18 59
71 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 70 59
72 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 9 59
73 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 30 58
74 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 22 58
75 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 7 58
76 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 26 57
77 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 21 57
78 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 19 57
79 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Durham Co.) 19.7 7 56
80 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 15 56
81 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 11 56
82 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 25 56
83 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 40 56
84 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 12 55
85 Falls Lake 15.1 12 55
86 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 20 55
87 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 8 55
88 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 19 55
89 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 12 54
90 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 27 54
91 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 10 54
92 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 16 54
93 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 14 54
94 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 3 54
95 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 21 53
96 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 6 53
97 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 7 53
98 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 5 51
99 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 28 51
100 Wendell Park 22.6 8 51
101 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 9 51
102 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 18 51
103 Raven Rock SP 23.9 18 50
104 17 Acre Woods 18.0 23 50
105 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 6 50
106 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 26 49
107 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 6 49
108 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 7 48
109 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 12 48
110 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 15 48
111 White Deer Park 11.6 4 48
112 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 27 47
113 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 10 47
114 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 5 47
115 Bass Lake Outfall Greenway 11.0 6 47
116 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 20 47
117 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 15 47
118 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 8 46
119 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 7 45
120 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 10 45
121 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 11 44
122 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 19 44
123 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 8 44
124 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 8 43
125 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 8 43
126 Dorothea Dix 6.6 10 43
127 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 2 43
128 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 7 43
129 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 4 43
130 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 11 42
131 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 4 42
132 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 16 42
133 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 6 42
134 Carrboro High School 18.4 13 42
135 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 18 41
136 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 7 41
137 Fearrington Village 17.5 10 41
138 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 5 41
139 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 10 41
140 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 14 40
141 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 7 40
142 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 5 40
143 Biltmore Hills Park (Access from Fitzgerald Dr.) 9.2 7 40
144 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 6 40
145 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 4 39
146 Ritter Park 4.3 7 39
147 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 2 39
148 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 12 39
149 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 6 38
150 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 38
151 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 4 38
152 Eno River SP--Cabe Lands Access 20.8 5 37
153 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 6 37
154 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 5 37
155 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 26 36
156 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 1 36
157 Homestead Park 19.3 8 36
158 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 12 36
159 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 6 35
160 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 2 35
161 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 11 35
162 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 6 35
163 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 10 35
164 Strickland Park 8.9 7 35
165 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 54 35
166 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 9 34
167 Carpenter Park 5.1 10 34
168 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 5 34
169 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 4 33
170 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 5 33
171 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 4 33
172 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 3 33
173 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 4 33
174 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 2 33
175 Hymettus Woods Park 5.9 8 33
176 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 3 33
177 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 3 32
178 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 5 32
179 Eden Lakes 23.7 1 32
180 Apex Nature Park 8.6 5 32
181 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 7 31
182 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 15 31
183 Cedar Falls Park 18.2 3 31
184 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 3 31
185 Ten-Ten Road Pond 9.4 7 30
186 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 3 30
187 Historic Oak View Park 11.8 2 30
188 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 7 30
189 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 3 30
190 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 4 30
191 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 7 29
192 Crowder District Park 6.8 4 29
193 Eva Perry Library 4.2 3 29
194 Smith Creek Greenway (Entrance on Creek Moss Avenue) 16.2 2 29
195 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 2 28
196 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 2 28
197 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 3 27
198 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 4 27
199 Hoffman Lake 2.4 6 27
200 Town Lake Park 23.4 4 27
201 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 6 27
202 Berkshire Downs West Park 14.1 1 27
203 Indian Trail Park 18.1 4 26
204 Salem Pond Park 4.5 3 26
205 Kaplan Drive Park 4.1 3 26
206 Higgins Greenway 1.2 3 26
207 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 4 26
208 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 1 26
209 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 26
210 Parker Preserve 15.5 5 26
211 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 9 25
212 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 3 25
213 Procter Farm Preserve 22.4 1 25
214 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 10 24
215 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 24
216 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 5 24
217 Camden Ave Pond 16.3 4 24
218 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 1 23
219 Falls Lake--Cheek Rd. Causeway (Wake Co.) 17.9 4 23
220 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 1 23
221 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 1 22
222 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 2 22
223 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 6 22
224 Leesville Park 7.5 2 22
225 stakeout Black-chinned Hummingbird, Chapel Hill (2019) 18.4 1 22
226 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 1 22
227 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 2 21
228 Cornwallis Road Park 16.1 4 21
229 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 3 21
230 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 4 20
231 Falls Lake--New Light Creek 17.6 2 20
232 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 2 20
233 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. Ramp 18.4 3 20
234 Eastgate Park 9.5 2 20
235 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 2 20
236 Neuse River Trail--Trailhead Lane 15.0 1 20
237 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 19
238 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 5 19
239 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 2 19
240 Hillcrest Cemetery 0.9 1 19
241 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 3 18
242 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 1 18
243 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 1 18
244 Forest Hills Park 15.0 1 18
245 Twin Lakes Park 14.5 1 18
246 Pullen Park 6.6 3 17
247 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 2 16
248 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 1 16
249 Higgins Park 1.8 2 16
250 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 15
251 Shaw Lake 9.9 3 15
252 West Lake Road Ponds 8.7 5 14
253 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 2 14
254 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 2 14
255 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 2 13
256 Greenview Ponds 7.6 1 13
257 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 2 13
258 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 2 13
259 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Boat Ramp 18.9 1 13
260 American Tobacco Trail--White Oak Church Rd. Access 7.9 1 13
261 Knightdale Station Park 17.3 1 13
262 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 12
263 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 12
264 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 1 12
265 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 2 12
266 American Tobacco Trail--New Hope Church Rd. Trailhead Park 8.4 1 12
267 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 3 11
268 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 2 11
269 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 1 11
270 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 5 10
271 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 10
272 Fallon park 8.1 1 10
273 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 1 10
274 Chimney Swift Roost--Downtown Raleigh 7.9 2 9
275 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 3 8
276 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 1 8
277 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 7
278 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 1 6
279 South Durham WRF 13.3 1 5
280 Northgate Park 17.2 2 5
281 Rock Ridge Park 23.8 1 5
282 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 5
283 Jack Marley Park 19.7 1 5
284 Bennett Place State Historic Site 19.7 1 5
285 Falls Lake SRA--Woodpecker Ridge 16.3 1 4
286 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 1 4
287 Old Oxford Rd. Pond 20.9 1 4
288 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 4
289 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 2 4
290 Cedar Hills Park 9.7 1 4
291 Krzyzewskiville 16.8 2 2
292 Valley Springs Park 20.7 1 2
293 UNC Chapel Hill--Kenan Woods 17.0 2 2
294 Wake Forest Reservoir 20.5 2 2
295 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 1 1
296 Duke Forest--Blackwood Division - Gate 34 21.5 1 1
297 Heritage Lake 19.2 1 1
298 American Tobacco Trail--Solite Park 12.3 1 1