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Where to find Pileated Woodpecker in December
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

This page shows which locations in the selected region historically had the highest probability of a checklist including Pileated Woodpecker in December. Because some locations may be undersampled, the results are sorted based on a confidence score which takes into account how many samples are available. The bar chart shows how the probability of observing this species varies over the year.

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Rank Map Pics Location Distance Observed Sampled Frequency Confidence
1 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 10 14 71.4% 45.4%
2 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 62 126 49.2% 40.6%
3 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 19 34 55.9% 39.5%
4 White Deer Park 11.6 9 15 60.0% 35.7%
5 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 78 188 41.5% 34.7%
6 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
7 Little Creek Trail 15.3 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
8 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
9 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
10 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 5 8 62.5% 30.6%
11 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
12 Raven Rock SP 23.9 12 25 48.0% 30.0%
13 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 19 44 43.2% 29.7%
14 Lake Benson 11.9 28 72 38.9% 28.5%
15 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
16 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 8 16 50.0% 28.0%
17 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 23 59 39.0% 27.6%
18 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 83 255 32.5% 27.1%
19 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 8 17 47.1% 26.2%
20 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 9 20 45.0% 25.8%
21 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 15 38 39.5% 25.6%
22 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
23 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 20 58 34.5% 23.6%
24 Shelley Lake 8.1 34 109 31.2% 23.3%
25 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 14 39 35.9% 22.7%
26 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 9 23 39.1% 22.2%
27 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 10 27 37.0% 21.5%
28 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 12 34 35.3% 21.5%
29 Schenck Forest 3.6 35 123 28.5% 21.2%
30 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
31 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
32 Falls Lake--Upper Beaver Dam (Granville Co.) 21.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
33 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Boat Ramp 18.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
34 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
35 Honeycutt Road Park 14.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
36 Robertson Creek Nature Preserve 23.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
37 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 17 56 30.4% 19.9%
38 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 5 12 41.7% 19.3%
39 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 5 12 41.7% 19.3%
40 Apex Community Park 3.7 20 70 28.6% 19.3%
41 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 18 63 28.6% 18.9%
42 Lake Betz 7.3 35 138 25.4% 18.8%
43 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 14 47 29.8% 18.7%
44 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
45 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 14 51 27.5% 17.1%
46 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
47 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
48 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 6 18 33.3% 16.3%
49 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
50 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
51 Neuse River Trail--Andy Drive 14.6 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
52 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 6 19 31.6% 15.4%
53 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 12 47 25.5% 15.3%
54 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
55 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
56 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
57 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
58 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
59 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 12 49 24.5% 14.6%
60 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 5 16 31.2% 14.2%
61 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 6 21 28.6% 13.8%
62 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 7 26 26.9% 13.7%
63 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
64 Ritter Park 4.3 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
65 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 6 23 26.1% 12.5%
66 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 30 173 17.3% 12.4%
67 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
68 Wendell Park 22.6 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
69 Parker Preserve 15.5 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
70 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 19 104 18.3% 12.0%
71 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 73 498 14.7% 11.8%
72 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
73 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
74 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 44 290 15.2% 11.5%
75 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 46 306 15.0% 11.5%
76 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 7 31 22.6% 11.4%
77 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 6 26 23.1% 11.0%
78 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 16 93 17.2% 10.9%
79 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
80 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
81 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 7 33 21.2% 10.7%
82 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 8 40 20.0% 10.5%
83 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
84 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 9 51 17.6% 9.6%
85 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 7 37 18.9% 9.5%
86 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
87 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
88 Duke Forest--Eno Division 22.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
89 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
90 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
91 Bass Lake Outfall Greenway 11.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
92 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 4 18 22.2% 9.0%
93 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 18 130 13.8% 8.9%
94 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 20 156 12.8% 8.5%
95 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 6 34 17.6% 8.3%
96 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 17 130 13.1% 8.3%
97 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 7 42 16.7% 8.3%
98 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
99 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
100 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
101 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
102 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 6 37 16.2% 7.7%
103 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 8 57 14.0% 7.3%
104 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
105 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
106 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 10 83 12.0% 6.7%
107 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
108 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 5 35 14.3% 6.3%
109 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
110 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
111 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 4 26 15.4% 6.1%
112 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
113 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
114 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
115 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
116 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 4 27 14.8% 5.9%
117 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
118 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 6 51 11.8% 5.5%
119 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 3 22 13.6% 4.7%
120 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
121 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
122 Williamson Preserve 19.2 4 34 11.8% 4.7%
123 Cedar Falls Park 18.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
124 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
125 American Tobacco Trail--Olive Chapel Road Access 9.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
126 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
127 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 3 25 12.0% 4.2%
128 Beaver Marsh 16.7 13 190 6.8% 4.0%
129 Lake Raleigh 6.0 7 89 7.9% 3.9%
130 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 5 58 8.6% 3.7%
131 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
132 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
133 Leesville Park 7.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
134 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
135 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 5 60 8.3% 3.6%
136 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
137 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 4 46 8.7% 3.4%
138 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 5 64 7.8% 3.4%
139 Town Lake Park 23.4 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
140 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
141 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
142 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 18 384 4.7% 3.0%
143 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 2 19 10.5% 2.9%
144 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 5 78 6.4% 2.8%
145 Falls Lake 15.1 2 21 9.5% 2.7%
146 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
147 Duke Forest--Blackwood Division - Gate 34 21.5 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
148 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
149 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
150 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
151 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 3 51 5.9% 2.0%
152 Lake Lynn 7.7 6 138 4.3% 2.0%
153 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
154 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
155 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
156 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 2 30 6.7% 1.8%
157 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
158 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
159 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
160 Eden Lakes 23.7 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
161 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
162 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
163 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
164 Homestead Park 19.3 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
165 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
166 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
167 Lake Wheeler 8.2 2 45 4.4% 1.2%
168 Dorothea Dix 6.6 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
169 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
170 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
171 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
172 Fearrington Village 17.5 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
173 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 1 23 4.3% 0.8%
174 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 3 167 1.8% 0.6%
175 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 3 206 1.5% 0.5%
176 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 1 36 2.8% 0.5%
177 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 1 52 1.9% 0.3%
178 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 59 1.7% 0.3%
179 Bond Park 2.7 1 97 1.0% 0.2%
180 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 1 102 1.0% 0.2%