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Where to find Song Sparrow 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 Song Sparrow 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 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 173 187 92.5% 87.8%
2 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 59 62 95.2% 86.7%
3 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 17 17 100.0% 81.6%
4 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 111 126 88.1% 81.3%
5 Williamson Preserve 19.2 32 34 94.1% 80.9%
6 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 209 255 82.0% 76.8%
7 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 222 273 81.3% 76.3%
8 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 11 11 100.0% 74.1%
9 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 105 130 80.8% 73.2%
10 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 231 304 76.0% 70.9%
11 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 216 290 74.5% 69.2%
12 Schenck Forest 3.6 95 125 76.0% 67.8%
13 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 8 8 100.0% 67.6%
14 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 30 37 81.1% 65.8%
15 Town Lake Park 23.4 15 17 88.2% 65.7%
16 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 21 25 84.0% 65.3%
17 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
18 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
19 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
20 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 71 96 74.0% 64.4%
21 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 340 497 68.4% 64.2%
22 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 14 16 87.5% 64.0%
23 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 43 58 74.1% 61.6%
24 Lake Betz 7.3 96 139 69.1% 61.0%
25 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 15 18 83.3% 60.8%
26 Lake Raleigh 6.0 63 89 70.8% 60.6%
27 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 24 31 77.4% 60.2%
28 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 12 14 85.7% 60.1%
29 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 32 43 74.4% 59.8%
30 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 31 42 73.8% 58.9%
31 Lake Lynn 7.7 91 138 65.9% 57.7%
32 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 15 19 78.9% 56.7%
33 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 15 19 78.9% 56.7%
34 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 17 22 77.3% 56.6%
35 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 28 39 71.8% 56.2%
36 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 10 12 83.3% 55.2%
37 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 39 58 67.2% 54.4%
38 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 24 34 70.6% 53.8%
39 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 17 23 73.9% 53.5%
40 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 50 78 64.1% 53.0%
41 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 34 51 66.7% 53.0%
42 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 9 11 81.8% 52.3%
43 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 19 27 70.4% 51.5%
44 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
45 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
46 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 17 24 70.8% 50.8%
47 Dorothea Dix 6.6 12 16 75.0% 50.5%
48 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 8 10 80.0% 49.0%
49 Shelley Lake 8.1 62 109 56.9% 47.5%
50 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 24 38 63.2% 47.3%
51 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 199 383 52.0% 47.0%
52 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 9 12 75.0% 46.8%
53 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 22 35 62.9% 46.3%
54 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 10 14 71.4% 45.4%
55 Wendell Park 22.6 7 9 77.8% 45.3%
56 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 30 51 58.8% 45.2%
57 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 30 51 58.8% 45.2%
58 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 69 130 53.1% 44.5%
59 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 16 25 64.0% 44.5%
60 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 11 16 68.8% 44.4%
61 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 30 52 57.7% 44.2%
62 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
63 Apex Nature Park 8.6 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
64 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
65 Coker Pinetum 16.4 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
66 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 20 33 60.6% 43.7%
67 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 27 47 57.4% 43.3%
68 Bond Park 2.7 51 97 52.6% 42.7%
69 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 16 26 61.5% 42.5%
70 White Deer Park 11.6 9 13 69.2% 42.4%
71 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 20 34 58.8% 42.2%
72 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 32 59 54.2% 41.7%
73 17 Acre Woods 18.0 31 57 54.4% 41.6%
74 Lake Benson 11.9 38 72 52.8% 41.4%
75 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
76 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
77 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
78 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 14 23 60.9% 40.8%
79 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 30 56 53.6% 40.7%
80 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 51 102 50.0% 40.5%
81 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 24 44 54.5% 40.1%
82 Apex Community Park 3.7 36 70 51.4% 40.0%
83 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 22 40 55.0% 39.8%
84 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
85 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 30 58 51.7% 39.2%
86 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
87 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 77 167 46.1% 38.7%
88 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 10 16 62.5% 38.6%
89 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 10 16 62.5% 38.6%
90 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 24 46 52.2% 38.1%
91 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
92 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
93 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
94 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
95 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
96 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
97 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 7 11 63.6% 35.4%
98 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 23 47 48.9% 35.3%
99 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
100 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
101 Mingo Creek Trail 15.1 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
102 Walltown Park 17.3 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
103 Dorothea Dix Park 6.9 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
104 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 9 16 56.2% 33.2%
105 Higgins Greenway 1.2 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
106 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 6 10 60.0% 31.3%
107 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 6 10 60.0% 31.3%
108 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 9 17 52.9% 31.0%
109 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 9 17 52.9% 31.0%
110 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 11 22 50.0% 30.7%
111 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
112 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
113 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
114 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
115 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
116 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Atlantic Ave to Anderson Drive 8.6 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
117 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
118 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
119 Carpenter Park 5.1 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
120 Beaver Marsh 16.7 69 190 36.3% 29.8%
121 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 23 56 41.1% 29.2%
122 Ritter Park 4.3 7 13 53.8% 29.1%
123 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 7 13 53.8% 29.1%
124 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 8 16 50.0% 28.0%
125 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 7 14 50.0% 26.8%
126 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 11 25 44.0% 26.7%
127 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 18 46 39.1% 26.4%
128 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 6 12 50.0% 25.4%
129 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 6 12 50.0% 25.4%
130 Duke Forest--Blackwood Division - Gate 34 21.5 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
131 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
132 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 13 33 39.4% 24.7%
133 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 18 49 36.7% 24.7%
134 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 28 83 33.7% 24.5%
135 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 5 10 50.0% 23.7%
136 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 6 13 46.2% 23.2%
137 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
138 Northgate Park 17.2 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
139 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 10 27 37.0% 21.5%
140 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
141 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
142 South Durham WRF 13.3 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
143 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
144 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
145 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
146 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
147 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
148 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
149 Duke University--Anderson Woods 17.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
150 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
151 Historic Oak View Park 11.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
152 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
153 Falls Lake--Upper Beaver Dam (Granville Co.) 21.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
154 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
155 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Boat Ramp 18.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
156 Robeson Creek Greenway 22.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
157 Sims Branch Greenway 13.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
158 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
159 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
160 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
161 Neuse River Trail--Poole Road 14.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
162 Neuse River Trail--Abbington Lane 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
163 Camden Ave Pond 16.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
164 Shaw Lake 9.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
165 Knightdale Station Park 17.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
166 Morrisville Community Park 3.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
167 Honeycutt Road Park 14.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
168 Robertson Creek Nature Preserve 23.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
169 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 7 18 38.9% 20.3%
170 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 7 18 38.9% 20.3%
171 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 18 59 30.5% 20.3%
172 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 45 173 26.0% 20.0%
173 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 11 33 33.3% 19.8%
174 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 4 9 44.4% 18.9%
175 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
176 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
177 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
178 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 9 27 33.3% 18.6%
179 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 15 53 28.3% 18.0%
180 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
181 Indian Trail Park 18.1 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
182 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
183 Neuse River Trail--Andy Drive 14.6 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
184 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 5 15 33.3% 15.2%
185 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
186 Crabtree Creek Trail--Lindsay Dr. to Bridge by Galax Dr. 5.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
187 American Tobacco Trail--Olive Chapel Road Access 9.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
188 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 8 29 27.6% 14.7%
189 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 6 20 30.0% 14.5%
190 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 6 21 28.6% 13.8%
191 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
192 Berryhill Park and Trails 18.4 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
193 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
194 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 6 22 27.3% 13.2%
195 Homestead Park 19.3 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
196 Lake Wheeler 8.2 10 45 22.2% 12.5%
197 Inwood Rd. 7.3 8 34 23.5% 12.4%
198 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 19 103 18.4% 12.1%
199 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 12 60 20.0% 11.8%
200 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
201 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
202 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
203 Fearrington Village 17.5 5 20 25.0% 11.2%
204 Pullen Park 6.6 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
205 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
206 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 4 16 25.0% 10.2%
207 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
208 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
209 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 7 37 18.9% 9.5%
210 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 7 37 18.9% 9.5%
211 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
212 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
213 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
214 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
215 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
216 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
217 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
218 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
219 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
220 Erwin Road Swamp 17.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
221 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
222 Biltmore Hills Park (Access from Fitzgerald Dr.) 9.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
223 Forest Hills Park 15.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
224 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
225 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 8 45 17.8% 9.3%
226 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
227 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
228 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
229 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 6 36 16.7% 7.9%
230 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
231 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
232 Hoffman Lake 2.4 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
233 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 4 24 16.7% 6.7%
234 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
235 Eastgate Park 9.5 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
236 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
237 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
238 William B. Umstead SP--Turkey Creek Trail 4.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
239 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
240 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
241 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 15 156 9.6% 5.9%
242 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
243 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 3 20 15.0% 5.2%
244 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
245 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
246 Jack Marley Park 19.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
247 Howling Cow Creamery 7.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
248 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
249 Leesville Park 7.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
250 Salem Pond Park 4.5 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
251 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
252 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
253 Carrboro High School 18.4 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
254 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
255 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 2 25 8.0% 2.2%
256 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
257 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
258 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 8 206 3.9% 2.0%
259 Raven Rock SP 23.9 2 29 6.9% 1.9%
260 Eden Lakes 23.7 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
261 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
262 Falls Lake 15.1 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
263 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 1 34 2.9% 0.5%
264 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 1 64 1.6% 0.3%