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Where to find Indigo Bunting in October
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 Indigo Bunting in October. 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 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 202 527 38.3% 34.3%
2 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 31 77 40.3% 30.0%
3 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 20 52 38.5% 26.5%
4 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 79 254 31.1% 25.7%
5 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 49 157 31.2% 24.5%
6 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
7 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 9 25 36.0% 20.2%
8 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 10 32 31.2% 18.0%
9 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 7 21 33.3% 17.2%
10 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 6 19 31.6% 15.4%
11 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
12 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 59 352 16.8% 13.2%
13 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 4 16 25.0% 10.2%
14 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
15 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
16 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
17 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
18 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
19 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 8 47 17.0% 8.9%
20 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 7 40 17.5% 8.7%
21 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 38 325 11.7% 8.6%
22 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 4 21 19.0% 7.7%
23 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 4 23 17.4% 7.0%
24 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 14 122 11.5% 7.0%
25 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 7 50 14.0% 7.0%
26 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 6 44 13.6% 6.4%
27 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 16 159 10.1% 6.3%
28 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
29 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
30 Schenck Forest 3.6 19 201 9.5% 6.1%
31 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 5 38 13.2% 5.8%
32 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 28 369 7.6% 5.3%
33 Williamson Preserve 19.2 3 20 15.0% 5.2%
34 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 27 380 7.1% 4.9%
35 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 4 33 12.1% 4.8%
36 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 9 104 8.7% 4.6%
37 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
38 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
39 Robertson Creek Nature Preserve 23.8 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
40 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 26 403 6.5% 4.4%
41 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
42 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
43 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
44 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
45 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
46 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 10 152 6.6% 3.6%
47 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 3 29 10.3% 3.6%
48 Dorothea Dix 6.6 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
49 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 7 100 7.0% 3.4%
50 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 3 32 9.4% 3.2%
51 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 3 34 8.8% 3.0%
52 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
53 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
54 Higgins Greenway 1.2 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
55 Lake Betz 7.3 8 153 5.2% 2.7%
56 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 2 21 9.5% 2.7%
57 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
58 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
59 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 5 87 5.7% 2.5%
60 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 3 43 7.0% 2.4%
61 Bond Park 2.7 8 171 4.7% 2.4%
62 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 7 146 4.8% 2.3%
63 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 3 46 6.5% 2.2%
64 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
65 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
66 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 2 26 7.7% 2.1%
67 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 5 101 5.0% 2.1%
68 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
69 Wendell Park 22.6 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
70 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
71 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
72 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
73 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
74 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 2 36 5.6% 1.5%
75 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
76 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
77 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
78 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
79 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 2 41 4.9% 1.3%
80 Beaver Marsh 16.7 5 161 3.1% 1.3%
81 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
82 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
83 Lake Raleigh 6.0 2 61 3.3% 0.9%
84 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
85 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
86 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
87 Lake Lynn 7.7 8 480 1.7% 0.8%
88 Raven Rock SP 23.9 1 24 4.2% 0.7%
89 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 1 27 3.7% 0.7%
90 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 1 28 3.6% 0.6%
91 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 8 647 1.2% 0.6%
92 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 1 30 3.3% 0.6%
93 Town Lake Park 23.4 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
94 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 1 36 2.8% 0.5%
95 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 1 38 2.6% 0.5%
96 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 1 44 2.3% 0.4%
97 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 1 47 2.1% 0.4%
98 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 1 66 1.5% 0.3%
99 Shelley Lake 8.1 1 78 1.3% 0.2%
100 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 1 91 1.1% 0.2%
101 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 1 99 1.0% 0.2%
102 17 Acre Woods 18.0 1 107 0.9% 0.2%
103 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 1 168 0.6% 0.1%