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Where to find Turkey Vulture 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 Turkey Vulture 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 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 168 208 80.8% 74.9%
2 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 40 50 80.0% 67.0%
3 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 14 16 87.5% 64.0%
4 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 264 387 68.2% 63.4%
5 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 375 568 66.0% 62.0%
6 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 103 150 68.7% 60.9%
7 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 96 147 65.3% 57.3%
8 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 70 105 66.7% 57.2%
9 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
10 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 306 515 59.4% 55.1%
11 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 16 21 76.2% 54.9%
12 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 32 47 68.1% 53.8%
13 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 33 49 67.3% 53.4%
14 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
15 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 150 270 55.6% 49.6%
16 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 223 424 52.6% 47.8%
17 Inwood Rd. 7.3 35 58 60.3% 47.5%
18 Wendell Park 22.6 10 14 71.4% 45.4%
19 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 304 617 49.3% 45.3%
20 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 46 82 56.1% 45.3%
21 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 11 16 68.8% 44.4%
22 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
23 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 16 26 61.5% 42.5%
24 Howling Cow Creamery 7.2 9 13 69.2% 42.4%
25 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 35 65 53.8% 41.9%
26 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 11 17 64.7% 41.3%
27 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 24 43 55.8% 41.1%
28 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 15 25 60.0% 40.7%
29 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 15 25 60.0% 40.7%
30 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
31 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 26 49 53.1% 39.4%
32 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 16 28 57.1% 39.1%
33 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 16 29 55.2% 37.5%
34 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 22 43 51.2% 36.8%
35 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 12 21 57.1% 36.5%
36 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 38 81 46.9% 36.4%
37 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 8 13 61.5% 35.5%
38 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 14 26 53.8% 35.5%
39 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
40 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
41 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 108 264 40.9% 35.1%
42 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 31 67 46.3% 34.9%
43 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 35 77 45.5% 34.8%
44 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 28 60 46.7% 34.6%
45 Bethesda Park 11.2 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
46 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 11 20 55.0% 34.2%
47 Schenck Forest 3.6 83 206 40.3% 33.8%
48 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 28 62 45.2% 33.4%
49 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 47 113 41.6% 32.9%
50 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 33 78 42.3% 32.0%
51 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 12 24 50.0% 31.4%
52 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 6 10 60.0% 31.3%
53 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 19 42 45.2% 31.2%
54 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 14 30 46.7% 30.2%
55 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 14 30 46.7% 30.2%
56 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
57 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
58 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
59 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
60 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
61 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 144 427 33.7% 29.4%
62 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 25 62 40.3% 29.0%
63 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 15 34 44.1% 28.9%
64 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 8 16 50.0% 28.0%
65 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 11 24 45.8% 27.9%
66 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 27 71 38.0% 27.6%
67 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 13 30 43.3% 27.4%
68 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 13 30 43.3% 27.4%
69 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 194 629 30.8% 27.4%
70 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 34 94 36.2% 27.2%
71 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 29 79 36.7% 26.9%
72 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 13 31 41.9% 26.4%
73 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 25 68 36.8% 26.3%
74 Lake Wheeler 8.2 8 17 47.1% 26.2%
75 Lake Betz 7.3 82 261 31.4% 26.1%
76 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 26 72 36.1% 26.0%
77 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 25 69 36.2% 25.9%
78 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 19 50 38.0% 25.9%
79 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 19 50 38.0% 25.9%
80 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 81 264 30.7% 25.4%
81 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
82 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
83 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 8 18 44.4% 24.6%
84 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 11 27 40.7% 24.5%
85 Lake Lynn 7.7 50 164 30.5% 24.0%
86 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 5 10 50.0% 23.7%
87 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 5 10 50.0% 23.7%
88 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 17 48 35.4% 23.4%
89 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 9 22 40.9% 23.3%
90 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
91 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
92 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 11 29 37.9% 22.7%
93 White Deer Park 11.6 14 40 35.0% 22.1%
94 Salem Pond Park 4.5 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
95 Williamson Preserve 19.2 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
96 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
97 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 6 14 42.9% 21.4%
98 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 6 14 42.9% 21.4%
99 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
100 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 16 49 32.7% 21.2%
101 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 14 42 33.3% 21.0%
102 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
103 American Tobacco Trail--Pittard Sears Road 8.8 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
104 Jordan Game Land--Seaforth Road South End 17.3 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
105 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
106 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
107 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
108 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. Ramp 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
109 Bass Lake Outfall Greenway 11.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
110 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
111 Action Park 13.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
112 Honeycutt Road Park 14.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
113 Dorothea Dix Park 6.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
114 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 7 18 38.9% 20.3%
115 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 8 22 36.4% 19.7%
116 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 80 334 24.0% 19.7%
117 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 7 19 36.8% 19.1%
118 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 15 50 30.0% 19.1%
119 Raven Rock SP 23.9 13 42 31.0% 19.1%
120 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 4 9 44.4% 18.9%
121 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 4 9 44.4% 18.9%
122 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 12 39 30.8% 18.6%
123 Falls Lake 15.1 7 20 35.0% 18.1%
124 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 16 57 28.1% 18.1%
125 Lake Raleigh 6.0 24 93 25.8% 18.0%
126 Fearrington Village 17.5 15 53 28.3% 18.0%
127 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
128 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
129 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 6 17 35.3% 17.3%
130 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 6 17 35.3% 17.3%
131 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 9 29 31.0% 17.3%
132 Higgins Greenway 1.2 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
133 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 13 48 27.1% 16.6%
134 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 20 82 24.4% 16.4%
135 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 6 18 33.3% 16.3%
136 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 34 154 22.1% 16.3%
137 Shelley Lake 8.1 25 109 22.9% 16.0%
138 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 12 45 26.7% 16.0%
139 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
140 Carrboro High School 18.4 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
141 Carpenter Park 5.1 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
142 Bond Park 2.7 38 182 20.9% 15.6%
143 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 7 23 30.4% 15.6%
144 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 6 19 31.6% 15.4%
145 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 6 19 31.6% 15.4%
146 Apex Community Park 3.7 11 42 26.2% 15.3%
147 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 13 52 25.0% 15.2%
148 Homestead Park 19.3 5 15 33.3% 15.2%
149 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
150 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
151 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
152 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
153 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
154 Mitchell Mill Natural Area 23.7 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
155 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
156 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
157 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
158 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 12 48 25.0% 14.9%
159 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 7 24 29.2% 14.9%
160 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 6 20 30.0% 14.5%
161 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 25 121 20.7% 14.4%
162 Apex Nature Park 8.6 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
163 South Durham WRF 13.3 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
164 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
165 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
166 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 5 17 29.4% 13.3%
167 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 10 43 23.3% 13.2%
168 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 47 283 16.6% 12.7%
169 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
170 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 7 28 25.0% 12.7%
171 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 6 23 26.1% 12.5%
172 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 5 19 26.3% 11.8%
173 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
174 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
175 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 6 25 24.0% 11.5%
176 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 10 49 20.4% 11.5%
177 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 9 43 20.9% 11.4%
178 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
179 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
180 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 6 28 21.4% 10.2%
181 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 10 55 18.2% 10.2%
182 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 5 22 22.7% 10.1%
183 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 5 22 22.7% 10.1%
184 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 7 35 20.0% 10.0%
185 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
186 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
187 Lake Benson 11.9 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
188 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
189 Duke Forest--Eno Division 22.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
190 Kaplan Drive Park 4.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
191 Robeson Creek Greenway 22.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
192 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
193 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
194 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
195 Cates Creek Park 25.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
196 Coker Pinetum 16.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
197 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 10 61 16.4% 9.2%
198 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
199 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 4 19 21.1% 8.5%
200 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
201 Little Creek Trail 15.3 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
202 Mingo Creek Trail 15.1 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
203 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
204 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
205 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
206 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 4 20 20.0% 8.1%
207 Beaver Marsh 16.7 22 194 11.3% 7.6%
208 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
209 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
210 Pullen Park 6.6 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
211 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
212 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
213 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
214 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
215 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 5 34 14.7% 6.4%
216 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
217 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
218 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
219 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
220 Duke Forest--Blackwood Division - Gate 34 21.5 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
221 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
222 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
223 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
224 Historic Oak View Park 11.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
225 Little Beaverdam Creek 18.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
226 Duke Park 16.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
227 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
228 Procter Farm Preserve 22.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
229 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
230 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 5 36 13.9% 6.1%
231 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
232 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 4 29 13.8% 5.5%
233 Strickland Park 8.9 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
234 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
235 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
236 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
237 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
238 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
239 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
240 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Crossing 12.0 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
241 17 Acre Woods 18.0 10 121 8.3% 4.6%
242 Ritter Park 4.3 5 49 10.2% 4.4%
243 Parker Preserve 15.5 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
244 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
245 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 3 26 11.5% 4.0%
246 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 5 56 8.9% 3.9%
247 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 5 58 8.6% 3.7%
248 Shaw Lake 9.9 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
249 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
250 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 3 31 9.7% 3.3%
251 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
252 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
253 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
254 Cornwallis Road Park 16.1 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
255 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
256 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 3 38 7.9% 2.7%
257 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 3 42 7.1% 2.5%
258 RTP Mountain Bike Trails 7.2 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
259 Eastgate Park 9.5 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
260 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
261 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
262 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
263 Dorothea Dix 6.6 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
264 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
265 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
266 Northgate Park 17.2 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
267 Indian Trail Park 18.1 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
268 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
269 Crowder District Park 6.8 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
270 Town Lake Park 23.4 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
271 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
272 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
273 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 1 32 3.1% 0.6%