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Where to find Green Heron 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 Green Heron 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 Lake Betz 7.3 165 191 86.4% 80.8%
2 Town Lake Park 23.4 44 52 84.6% 72.5%
3 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 10 11 90.9% 62.3%
4 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 61 90 67.8% 57.6%
5 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 16 22 72.7% 51.8%
6 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 55 92 59.8% 49.6%
7 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
8 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 155 366 42.3% 37.4%
9 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 73 169 43.2% 36.0%
10 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 13 25 52.0% 33.5%
11 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 12 24 50.0% 31.4%
12 Lake Lynn 7.7 46 116 39.7% 31.2%
13 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 36 100 36.0% 27.3%
14 Apex Community Park 3.7 10 25 40.0% 23.4%
15 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 6 13 46.2% 23.2%
16 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 18 52 34.6% 23.2%
17 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 8 19 42.1% 23.1%
18 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 111 444 25.0% 21.2%
19 Hoffman Lake 2.4 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
20 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
21 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 67 264 25.4% 20.5%
22 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 9 25 36.0% 20.2%
23 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 6 15 40.0% 19.8%
24 Salem Pond Park 4.5 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
25 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 24 91 26.4% 18.4%
26 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 6 17 35.3% 17.3%
27 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 23 95 24.2% 16.7%
28 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 42 200 21.0% 15.9%
29 Bond Park 2.7 21 95 22.1% 14.9%
30 Schenck Forest 3.6 18 80 22.5% 14.7%
31 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 30 151 19.9% 14.3%
32 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
33 Lake Raleigh 6.0 6 22 27.3% 13.2%
34 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 6 24 25.0% 12.0%
35 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 13 66 19.7% 11.9%
36 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 15 85 17.6% 11.0%
37 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
38 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 10 54 18.5% 10.4%
39 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 4 16 25.0% 10.2%
40 Carpenter Park 5.1 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
41 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
42 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
43 Leesville Park 7.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
44 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
45 Twin Lakes Park 14.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
46 North Carolina Museum of Art--Goodnight Park 4.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
47 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 27 210 12.9% 9.0%
48 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 5 25 20.0% 8.9%
49 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
50 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 23 209 11.0% 7.4%
51 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 4 22 18.2% 7.3%
52 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 6 39 15.4% 7.2%
53 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
54 Fearrington Village 17.5 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
55 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 6 41 14.6% 6.9%
56 Shelley Lake 8.1 8 61 13.1% 6.8%
57 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 7 55 12.7% 6.3%
58 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
59 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 11 109 10.1% 5.7%
60 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 4 31 12.9% 5.1%
61 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 6 55 10.9% 5.1%
62 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
63 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 3 23 13.0% 4.5%
64 Lake Benson 11.9 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
65 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 3 25 12.0% 4.2%
66 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
67 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 2 15 13.3% 3.7%
68 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
69 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 6 83 7.2% 3.4%
70 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 4 49 8.2% 3.2%
71 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
72 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 4 53 7.5% 3.0%
73 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
74 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
75 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 2 22 9.1% 2.5%
76 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 3 42 7.1% 2.5%
77 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
78 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
79 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
80 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
81 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
82 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
83 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
84 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
85 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 8 238 3.4% 1.7%
86 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
87 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
88 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
89 Inwood Rd. 7.3 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
90 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
91 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
92 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
93 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
94 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
95 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 5 238 2.1% 0.9%
96 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
97 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
98 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 4 196 2.0% 0.8%
99 Beaver Marsh 16.7 3 140 2.1% 0.7%
100 Lake Wheeler 8.2 1 34 2.9% 0.5%
101 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 2 110 1.8% 0.5%
102 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 1 44 2.3% 0.4%