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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 7.3 141 164 86.0% 79.8%
2 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 10 11 90.9% 62.3%
3 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 54 89 60.7% 50.3%
4 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 70 129 54.3% 45.7%
5 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
6 Lake Lynn 7.7 43 105 41.0% 32.0%
7 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 12 24 50.0% 31.4%
8 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 11 22 50.0% 30.7%
9 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 82 226 36.3% 30.3%
10 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
11 Apex Community Park 3.7 8 16 50.0% 28.0%
12 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 8 17 47.1% 26.2%
13 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 12 29 41.4% 25.5%
14 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 5 10 50.0% 23.7%
15 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 29 90 32.2% 23.5%
16 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 64 230 27.8% 22.4%
17 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 9 23 39.1% 22.2%
18 Salem Pond Park 4.5 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
19 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
20 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
21 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 6 15 40.0% 19.8%
22 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 22 89 24.7% 16.9%
23 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
24 Bond Park 2.7 17 69 24.6% 16.0%
25 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 30 137 21.9% 15.8%
26 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
27 Schenck Forest 3.6 18 78 23.1% 15.1%
28 Town Lake Park 23.4 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
29 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 34 167 20.4% 15.0%
30 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 16 74 21.6% 13.8%
31 Lake Raleigh 6.0 5 18 27.8% 12.5%
32 Carpenter Park 5.1 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
33 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 23 136 16.9% 11.5%
34 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 27 176 15.3% 10.8%
35 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 11 62 17.7% 10.2%
36 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 5 22 22.7% 10.1%
37 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 13 78 16.7% 10.0%
38 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
39 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
40 Hoffman Lake 2.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
41 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
42 Leesville Park 7.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
43 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 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 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 4 18 22.2% 9.0%
47 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 6 34 17.6% 8.3%
48 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
49 Fearrington Village 17.5 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
50 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 4 23 17.4% 7.0%
51 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 20 192 10.4% 6.8%
52 Shelley Lake 8.1 6 42 14.3% 6.7%
53 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
54 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
55 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 6 46 13.0% 6.1%
56 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 5 36 13.9% 6.1%
57 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 6 50 12.0% 5.6%
58 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 3 19 15.8% 5.5%
59 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 3 21 14.3% 5.0%
60 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 6 58 10.3% 4.8%
61 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
62 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
63 Lake Benson 11.9 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
64 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
65 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 4 38 10.5% 4.2%
66 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
67 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 3 27 11.1% 3.9%
68 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
69 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
70 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 2 19 10.5% 2.9%
71 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 3 37 8.1% 2.8%
72 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
73 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
74 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
75 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
76 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
77 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
78 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
79 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 7 194 3.6% 1.8%
80 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
81 Inwood Rd. 7.3 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
82 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
83 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
84 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
85 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
86 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
87 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
88 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 5 182 2.7% 1.2%
89 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
90 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 4 169 2.4% 0.9%
91 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
92 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
93 Beaver Marsh 16.7 3 140 2.1% 0.7%
94 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 2 101 2.0% 0.5%
95 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 1 40 2.5% 0.4%
96 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 1 65 1.5% 0.3%