Bird Finder

Where to find Great Egret 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 Great Egret 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 Wheeler marshes 6.9 159 167 95.2% 90.8%
2 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 179 194 92.3% 87.6%
3 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 74 78 94.9% 87.5%
4 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 160 176 90.9% 85.7%
5 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 55 62 88.7% 78.5%
6 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 55 65 84.6% 73.9%
7 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 35 40 87.5% 73.9%
8 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 73 89 82.0% 72.8%
9 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 13 14 92.9% 68.5%
10 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 10 11 90.9% 62.3%
11 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 12 14 85.7% 60.1%
12 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Durham Co.) 19.7 12 14 85.7% 60.1%
13 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 52 74 70.3% 59.1%
14 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 14 17 82.4% 59.0%
15 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 18 23 78.3% 58.1%
16 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
17 Shelley Lake 8.1 30 42 71.4% 56.4%
18 Lake Lynn 7.7 66 105 62.9% 53.3%
19 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 9 11 81.8% 52.3%
20 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
21 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
22 Lake Benson 11.9 17 24 70.8% 50.8%
23 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 20 29 69.0% 50.8%
24 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 94 169 55.6% 48.1%
25 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 9 12 75.0% 46.8%
26 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
27 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
28 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 64 137 46.7% 38.6%
29 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
30 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
31 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
32 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
33 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 13 25 52.0% 33.5%
34 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 8 14 57.1% 32.6%
35 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 10 19 52.6% 31.7%
36 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 9 17 52.9% 31.0%
37 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
38 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
39 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
40 Schenck Forest 3.6 29 78 37.2% 27.3%
41 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 11 26 42.3% 25.5%
42 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 30 89 33.7% 24.7%
43 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 30 90 33.3% 24.5%
44 Apex Community Park 3.7 7 16 43.8% 23.1%
45 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 39 136 28.7% 21.7%
46 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 10 27 37.0% 21.5%
47 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
48 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
49 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
50 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
51 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
52 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
53 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
54 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. Ramp 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
55 Neuse River Trail--Buffalo Road Canoe Launch 14.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
56 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
57 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 8 22 36.4% 19.7%
58 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 8 23 34.8% 18.8%
59 Lake Betz 7.3 40 164 24.4% 18.5%
60 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 52 230 22.6% 17.7%
61 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 7 22 31.8% 16.4%
62 Lake Wheeler 8.2 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
63 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
64 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
65 Town Lake Park 23.4 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
66 Bond Park 2.7 16 69 23.2% 14.8%
67 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 40 226 17.7% 13.3%
68 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 7 27 25.9% 13.2%
69 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
70 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
71 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 4 15 26.7% 10.9%
72 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 5 21 23.8% 10.6%
73 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 6 27 22.2% 10.6%
74 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
75 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
76 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
77 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
78 Lake Raleigh 6.0 4 18 22.2% 9.0%
79 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 4 18 22.2% 9.0%
80 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
81 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
82 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
83 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
84 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 6 37 16.2% 7.7%
85 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 5 30 16.7% 7.3%
86 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
87 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
88 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
89 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
90 Beaver Marsh 16.7 13 140 9.3% 5.5%
91 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 3 20 15.0% 5.2%
92 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
93 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
94 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
95 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
96 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
97 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 2 15 13.3% 3.7%
98 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
99 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 4 52 7.7% 3.0%
100 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
101 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 4 58 6.9% 2.7%
102 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 2 21 9.5% 2.7%
103 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
104 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
105 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
106 Falls Lake 15.1 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
107 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 7 182 3.8% 1.9%
108 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 2 46 4.3% 1.2%
109 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 3 101 3.0% 1.0%
110 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 2 129 1.6% 0.4%
111 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 2 192 1.0% 0.3%