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

This page shows the top birding locations in the month of March. 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 3.6 437 143
2 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 411 129
3 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 372 122
4 Schenck Forest 3.6 159 117
5 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 138 117
6 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 128 116
7 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 477 113
8 Lake Lynn 7.7 135 112
9 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 273 110
10 Lake Raleigh 6.0 104 110
11 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 156 108
12 Lake Betz 7.3 213 107
13 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 49 103
14 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 229 102
15 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 62 101
16 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 124 100
17 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 61 99
18 Beaver Marsh 16.7 368 98
19 Lake Benson 11.9 43 98
20 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 105 96
21 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 59 95
22 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 54 94
23 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 56 94
24 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 145 93
25 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 135 92
26 Bond Park 2.7 103 90
27 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 51 88
28 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 142 88
29 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 72 87
30 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 65 86
31 Shelley Lake 8.1 82 85
32 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 26 84
33 Apex Community Park 3.7 59 84
34 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 37 83
35 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 34 83
36 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 17 82
37 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 15 82
38 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 38 80
39 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 73 80
40 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 23 80
41 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 36 80
42 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 25 79
43 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 25 79
44 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 41 79
45 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 37 78
46 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 29 78
47 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 35 77
48 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 52 77
49 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 20 77
50 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 22 76
51 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 43 76
52 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 51 76
53 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 13 75
54 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 37 75
55 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 43 74
56 Lake Wheeler 8.2 26 73
57 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 24 73
58 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 51 73
59 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 25 73
60 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 12 73
61 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 28 72
62 Ritter Park 4.3 42 72
63 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 20 72
64 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 39 72
65 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 63 71
66 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 31 71
67 Fearrington Village 17.5 40 71
68 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 19 70
69 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 22 70
70 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 46 70
71 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 42 69
72 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 24 69
73 Raven Rock SP 23.9 23 69
74 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 21 69
75 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 104 69
76 17 Acre Woods 18.0 46 69
77 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 9 69
78 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 34 69
79 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 28 68
80 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 9 68
81 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 39 67
82 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 20 67
83 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 28 67
84 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 37 67
85 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 12 66
86 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 9 66
87 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 23 65
88 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 10 65
89 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 9 65
90 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 18 64
91 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 10 64
92 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 41 64
93 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 15 64
94 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 13 63
95 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 21 62
96 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 32 61
97 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 10 61
98 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 23 60
99 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 23 59
100 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 66 59
101 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 10 59
102 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 13 59
103 Wendell Park 22.6 15 59
104 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 14 58
105 Inwood Rd. 7.3 23 58
106 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 28 58
107 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 21 57
108 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 9 57
109 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 10 57
110 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 5 57
111 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 30 56
112 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 29 56
113 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 8 56
114 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 28 56
115 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 27 55
116 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 14 55
117 White Deer Park 11.6 9 55
118 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 12 54
119 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 6 54
120 Williamson Preserve 19.2 6 54
121 Little Creek Trail 15.3 5 53
122 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 21 53
123 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 4 53
124 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 14 52
125 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 12 52
126 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 7 52
127 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 11 52
128 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 17 52
129 Apex Nature Park 8.6 7 52
130 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 9 51
131 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 7 51
132 Carpenter Park 5.1 8 51
133 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 51
134 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 3 50
135 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 9 50
136 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 11 50
137 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 22 50
138 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 13 49
139 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 6 49
140 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 10 49
141 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 14 49
142 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 8 49
143 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 12 48
144 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 15 48
145 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 6 48
146 Homestead Park 19.3 6 48
147 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 25 48
148 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 16 47
149 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 23 47
150 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 5 47
151 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 3 46
152 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 1 46
153 Crowder District Park 6.8 15 46
154 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 10 46
155 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 3 46
156 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 8 46
157 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 39 45
158 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 12 45
159 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 9 45
160 Parker Preserve 15.5 12 45
161 Eden Lakes 23.7 3 44
162 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 6 44
163 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 3 44
164 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 10 43
165 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 6 43
166 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 4 43
167 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 9 43
168 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 2 42
169 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 4 42
170 Mill Bridge Nature Park 19.4 3 42
171 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 5 42
172 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 10 42
173 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 1 42
174 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 4 41
175 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 11 41
176 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 8 40
177 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 6 40
178 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 10 40
179 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 8 40
180 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 14 40
181 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 46 40
182 Pullen Park 6.6 9 39
183 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 2 39
184 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 13 39
185 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 3 39
186 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 3 39
187 Cedar Falls Park 18.2 12 39
188 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 7 39
189 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 4 39
190 Dorothea Dix 6.6 5 39
191 Fallon park 8.1 4 39
192 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 10 39
193 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 11 39
194 Higgins Greenway 1.2 8 39
195 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 6 38
196 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 6 38
197 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 5 38
198 Shaw Lake 9.9 2 38
199 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Atlantic Ave to Anderson Drive 8.6 5 38
200 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 5 37
201 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 13 37
202 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 7 37
203 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 2 36
204 Hymettus Woods Park 5.9 4 36
205 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 7 36
206 Falls Lake 15.1 6 35
207 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 2 35
208 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 4 35
209 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 2 35
210 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 3 35
211 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 7 34
212 Northgate Park 17.2 8 34
213 Biltmore Hills Park (Access from Fitzgerald Dr.) 9.2 2 34
214 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 4 33
215 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 15 33
216 Little Beaverdam Creek 18.4 2 33
217 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 2 33
218 Cedar Hills Park 9.7 3 33
219 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 6 32
220 Historic Oak View Park 11.8 2 32
221 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 2 32
222 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 4 31
223 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 2 31
224 Eastgate Park 9.5 6 31
225 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 2 31
226 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 3 31
227 Sims Branch Greenway 13.1 6 30
228 Rock Ridge Park 23.8 4 30
229 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 6 29
230 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 4 29
231 Falls Lake SRA--Woodpecker Ridge 16.3 5 29
232 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 2 29
233 Mingo Creek Trail 15.1 2 29
234 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 7 29
235 Leesville Park 7.5 2 29
236 Jack Marley Park 19.7 1 29
237 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 3 28
238 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 4 28
239 American Tobacco Trail--White Oak Church Rd. Access 7.9 2 28
240 Eno River SP--Cabe Lands Access 20.8 4 27
241 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 3 26
242 Falls Lake SRA--B. W. Wells 16.6 2 26
243 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 5 26
244 Mount Hope Cemetery 7.8 2 26
245 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 5 25
246 Strickland Park 8.9 1 25
247 Kaplan Drive Park 4.1 4 24
248 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 1 24
249 South Wake County Landfill (Restricted Access) 8.9 3 24
250 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 5 23
251 Cornwallis Road Park 16.1 4 23
252 Wake Forest Reservoir 20.5 4 23
253 Neuse River Trail--Poole Road 14.1 3 23
254 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 2 22
255 William B. Umstead SP--Turkey Creek Trail 4.2 1 22
256 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 4 22
257 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 2 22
258 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 4 21
259 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 4 21
260 Durant Nature Park--Fairy Garden 13.4 4 21
261 American Tobacco Trail--O'Kelly Chapel Road 9.0 2 21
262 Eno River SP--Continental Drive Access 21.6 1 21
263 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 5 20
264 American Tobacco Trail--Massey Chapel Road 12.0 3 20
265 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Boat Ramp 18.9 1 19
266 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 1 18
267 Falls Lake--Upper Beaver Dam (Granville Co.) 21.0 1 17
268 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 1 17
269 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 1 17
270 Indian Trail Park 18.1 1 16
271 Valley Springs Park 20.7 1 16
272 Carrboro High School 18.4 2 16
273 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 1 16
274 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 4 15
275 Krzyzewskiville 16.8 2 15
276 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 1 14
277 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 1 13
278 Town Lake Park 23.4 3 13
279 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 1 13
280 Duke Park 16.6 3 12
281 Salem Pond Park 4.5 1 11
282 Lassiter Mill Historical Park 7.7 2 11
283 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 2 10
284 Mitchell Mill Natural Area 23.7 2 10
285 Higgins Park 1.8 1 10
286 American Tobacco Trail--Riddle Road 12.9 1 9
287 Procter Farm Preserve 22.4 1 9
288 Eva Perry Library 4.2 3 9
289 Camden Ave Pond 16.3 1 9
290 Morrisville Community Park 3.9 2 9
291 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 1 7
292 UNC Chapel Hill--Kenan Woods 17.0 1 7
293 Bethesda Park 11.2 1 6
294 Bass Lake Outfall Greenway 11.0 2 5
295 Bennett Place State Historic Site 19.7 1 5
296 Ten-Ten Road Pond 9.4 1 4
297 Hoffman Lake 2.4 1 4
298 Chimney Swift Roost--Downtown Raleigh 7.9 1 4
299 American Tobacco Trail--New Hope Church Rd. Trailhead Park 8.4 1 3
300 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 2 3
301 Erwin Road Swamp 17.7 1 2
302 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 1 1
303 West Lake Road Ponds 8.7 1 1
304 Duke Forest--Blackwood Division - Gate 34 21.5 1 1