Bird Finder

Where to find Osprey in August
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 Osprey in August. 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 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 21 25 84.0% 65.3%
2 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 11 12 91.7% 64.6%
3 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
4 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 124 176 70.5% 63.3%
5 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 48 65 73.8% 62.0%
6 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 12 14 85.7% 60.1%
7 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 20 27 74.1% 55.3%
8 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 10 12 83.3% 55.2%
9 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 28 40 70.0% 54.6%
10 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 34 52 65.4% 51.8%
11 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 19 27 70.4% 51.5%
12 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
13 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 46 74 62.2% 50.8%
14 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 6 7 85.7% 48.7%
15 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 46 78 59.0% 47.9%
16 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 10 14 71.4% 45.4%
17 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
18 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 8 11 72.7% 43.4%
19 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 86 169 50.9% 43.4%
20 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 18 30 60.0% 42.3%
21 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 33 62 53.2% 41.0%
22 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 9 14 64.3% 38.8%
23 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
24 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
25 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
26 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
27 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 14 26 53.8% 35.5%
28 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 7 11 63.6% 35.4%
29 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
30 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 14 27 51.9% 34.0%
31 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 12 23 52.2% 33.0%
32 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
33 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 71 194 36.6% 30.1%
34 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
35 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Durham Co.) 19.7 7 14 50.0% 26.8%
36 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 8 17 47.1% 26.2%
37 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
38 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
39 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 52 167 31.1% 24.6%
40 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
41 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 11 29 37.9% 22.7%
42 Lake Betz 7.3 46 164 28.0% 21.7%
43 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
44 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
45 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
46 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
47 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
48 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
49 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
50 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
51 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
52 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
53 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
54 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
55 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
56 Falls Lake--Upper Beaver Dam (Granville Co.) 21.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
57 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. Ramp 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
58 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
59 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
60 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 7 22 31.8% 16.4%
61 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
62 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
63 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 10 37 27.0% 15.4%
64 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
65 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 6 21 28.6% 13.8%
66 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
67 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 26 137 19.0% 13.3%
68 Lake Raleigh 6.0 5 18 27.8% 12.5%
69 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 5 19 26.3% 11.8%
70 Shelley Lake 8.1 9 42 21.4% 11.7%
71 Bond Park 2.7 13 69 18.8% 11.4%
72 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 5 22 22.7% 10.1%
73 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
74 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
75 South Durham WRF 13.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
76 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
77 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
78 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
79 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
80 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
81 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
82 Lake Benson 11.9 4 24 16.7% 6.7%
83 Apex Community Park 3.7 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
84 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
85 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
86 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
87 Raven Rock SP 23.9 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
88 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 8 89 9.0% 4.6%
89 Lake Lynn 7.7 9 105 8.6% 4.6%
90 Town Lake Park 23.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
91 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
92 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 3 23 13.0% 4.5%
93 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
94 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
95 Schenck Forest 3.6 5 78 6.4% 2.8%
96 Lake Wheeler 8.2 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
97 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
98 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 7 182 3.8% 1.9%
99 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
100 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
101 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
102 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 5 136 3.7% 1.6%
103 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
104 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
105 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
106 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
107 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
108 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 2 50 4.0% 1.1%
109 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 3 101 3.0% 1.0%
110 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
111 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
112 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 5 230 2.2% 0.9%
113 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
114 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 2 63 3.2% 0.9%
115 Beaver Marsh 16.7 3 140 2.1% 0.7%
116 Falls Lake 15.1 1 27 3.7% 0.7%
117 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 1 30 3.3% 0.6%
118 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 3 192 1.6% 0.5%
119 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 1 34 2.9% 0.5%
120 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 1 58 1.7% 0.3%
121 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 2 226 0.9% 0.2%
122 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 1 90 1.1% 0.2%
123 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 1 129 0.8% 0.1%