Bird Finder

Where to find Ovenbird in May
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 Ovenbird in May. 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 Parker Preserve 15.5 19 19 100.0% 83.2%
2 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 28 31 90.3% 75.1%
3 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 43 59 72.9% 60.4%
4 White Deer Park 11.6 24 34 70.6% 53.8%
5 Schenck Forest 3.6 105 175 60.0% 52.6%
6 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 11 14 78.6% 52.4%
7 Raven Rock SP 23.9 27 40 67.5% 52.0%
8 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
9 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 33 51 64.7% 51.0%
10 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 98 170 57.6% 50.1%
11 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 21 32 65.6% 48.3%
12 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 25 40 62.5% 47.0%
13 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 35 60 58.3% 45.7%
14 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 7 9 77.8% 45.3%
15 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
16 Little Beaverdam Creek 18.4 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
17 Raven Rock SP--Avents Creek Access Area 22.3 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
18 Strickland Park 8.9 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
19 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 8 11 72.7% 43.4%
20 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 24 41 58.5% 43.4%
21 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 9 13 69.2% 42.4%
22 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 24 42 57.1% 42.2%
23 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 22 39 56.4% 41.0%
24 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
25 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
26 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
27 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 30 59 50.8% 38.4%
28 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
29 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
30 William B. Umstead SP--Turkey Creek Trail 4.2 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
31 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
32 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
33 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 20 40 50.0% 35.2%
34 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 214 550 38.9% 34.9%
35 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 19 38 50.0% 34.8%
36 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 12 22 54.5% 34.7%
37 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
38 Duke Forest--Blackwood Division - Gate 34 21.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
39 Rock Ridge Park 23.8 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
40 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 25 56 44.6% 32.4%
41 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
42 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
43 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 7 13 53.8% 29.1%
44 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 14 32 43.8% 28.2%
45 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 14 33 42.4% 27.2%
46 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 11 26 42.3% 25.5%
47 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 41 125 32.8% 25.2%
48 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
49 17 Acre Woods 18.0 37 112 33.0% 25.0%
50 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 20 55 36.4% 24.9%
51 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 9 21 42.9% 24.5%
52 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 29 87 33.3% 24.3%
53 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 19 54 35.2% 23.8%
54 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 10 25 40.0% 23.4%
55 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
56 RTP Mountain Bike Trails 7.2 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
57 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 25 78 32.1% 22.7%
58 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 11 30 36.7% 21.9%
59 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
60 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
61 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
62 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
63 Raftery Park 7.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
64 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
65 Bennett Place State Historic Site 19.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
66 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
67 Jordan Game Land--Seaforth Road South End 17.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
68 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 13 39 33.3% 20.6%
69 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 8 22 36.4% 19.7%
70 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 8 22 36.4% 19.7%
71 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 13 41 31.7% 19.6%
72 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 15 49 30.6% 19.5%
73 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 15 52 28.8% 18.3%
74 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 33 136 24.3% 17.8%
75 Ritter Park 4.3 13 46 28.3% 17.3%
76 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 11 40 27.5% 16.1%
77 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
78 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
79 Cedar Falls Park 18.2 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
80 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Boat Ramp 18.9 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
81 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 7 24 29.2% 14.9%
82 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 10 41 24.4% 13.8%
83 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
84 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 16 74 21.6% 13.8%
85 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 48 272 17.6% 13.6%
86 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 5 17 29.4% 13.3%
87 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 5 17 29.4% 13.3%
88 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 12 56 21.4% 12.7%
89 Falls Lake 15.1 5 18 27.8% 12.5%
90 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
91 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
92 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
93 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
94 Fearrington Village 17.5 9 42 21.4% 11.7%
95 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 7 31 22.6% 11.4%
96 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 8 38 21.1% 11.1%
97 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 6 26 23.1% 11.0%
98 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 4 15 26.7% 10.9%
99 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
100 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
101 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
102 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 5 21 23.8% 10.6%
103 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 6 28 21.4% 10.2%
104 Bond Park 2.7 20 132 15.2% 10.0%
105 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
106 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
107 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
108 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 48 381 12.6% 9.6%
109 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
110 Duke Forest Rd. 20.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
111 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
112 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
113 Historic Oak View Park 11.8 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
114 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
115 Valley Springs Park 20.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
116 Robeson Creek Greenway 22.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
117 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
118 American Tobacco Trail--New Hope Church Rd. Trailhead Park 8.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
119 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 38 299 12.7% 9.4%
120 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 7 39 17.9% 9.0%
121 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 7 40 17.5% 8.7%
122 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 14 103 13.6% 8.3%
123 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
124 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 7 46 15.2% 7.6%
125 Lake Betz 7.3 24 227 10.6% 7.2%
126 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 7 49 14.3% 7.1%
127 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 5 31 16.1% 7.1%
128 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 7 53 13.2% 6.5%
129 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 34 388 8.8% 6.3%
130 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
131 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
132 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
133 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
134 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
135 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 3 19 15.8% 5.5%
136 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 6 53 11.3% 5.3%
137 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 3 21 14.3% 5.0%
138 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 4 32 12.5% 5.0%
139 Wendell Park 22.6 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
140 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
141 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
142 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
143 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 4 38 10.5% 4.2%
144 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
145 Lake Wheeler 8.2 2 15 13.3% 3.7%
146 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 3 28 10.7% 3.7%
147 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
148 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
149 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
150 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
151 Williamson Preserve 19.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
152 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 14 234 6.0% 3.6%
153 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 9 141 6.4% 3.4%
154 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
155 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 26 561 4.6% 3.2%
156 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 3 33 9.1% 3.1%
157 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
158 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 2 19 10.5% 2.9%
159 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 2 19 10.5% 2.9%
160 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
161 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
162 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
163 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
164 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 3 44 6.8% 2.3%
165 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
166 South Durham WRF 13.3 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
167 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
168 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
169 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 3 48 6.2% 2.1%
170 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
171 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 2 28 7.1% 2.0%
172 Lake Raleigh 6.0 4 87 4.6% 1.8%
173 Crowder District Park 6.8 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
174 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
175 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
176 Apex Nature Park 8.6 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
177 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 7 210 3.3% 1.6%
178 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
179 Indian Trail Park 18.1 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
180 Fallon park 8.1 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
181 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 2 38 5.3% 1.5%
182 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
183 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
184 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
185 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 6 203 3.0% 1.4%
186 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
187 Lake Benson 11.9 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
188 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
189 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 7 322 2.2% 1.1%
190 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
191 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
192 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
193 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
194 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
195 Lake Lynn 7.7 3 129 2.3% 0.8%
196 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 1 25 4.0% 0.7%
197 Shelley Lake 8.1 2 89 2.2% 0.6%
198 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
199 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 3 210 1.4% 0.5%
200 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 3 400 0.8% 0.3%