Bird Finder

Where to find American Goldfinch 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 American Goldfinch 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 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 84 90 93.3% 86.2%
2 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 44 46 95.7% 85.5%
3 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 29 30 96.7% 83.3%
4 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 18 18 100.0% 82.4%
5 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 111 129 86.0% 79.0%
6 Lake Lynn 7.7 90 105 85.7% 77.8%
7 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 13 13 100.0% 77.2%
8 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 55 63 87.3% 76.9%
9 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 12 12 100.0% 75.7%
10 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 9 9 100.0% 70.1%
11 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 17 19 89.5% 68.6%
12 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 17 19 89.5% 68.6%
13 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 171 230 74.3% 68.3%
14 Bond Park 2.7 54 69 78.3% 67.2%
15 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 165 226 73.0% 66.9%
16 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 68 89 76.4% 66.6%
17 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 15 17 88.2% 65.7%
18 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
19 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
20 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 7 7 100.0% 64.6%
21 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 20 24 83.3% 64.1%
22 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 33 42 78.6% 64.1%
23 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 55 74 74.3% 63.3%
24 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 13 15 86.7% 62.1%
25 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 13 15 86.7% 62.1%
26 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 6 6 100.0% 61.0%
27 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 12 14 85.7% 60.1%
28 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 128 192 66.7% 59.7%
29 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 9 10 90.0% 59.6%
30 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 16 20 80.0% 58.4%
31 Schenck Forest 3.6 54 78 69.2% 58.3%
32 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 18 23 78.3% 58.1%
33 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 28 38 73.7% 58.0%
34 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 90 136 66.2% 57.9%
35 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 25 34 73.5% 56.9%
36 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 17 22 77.3% 56.6%
37 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
38 Carpenter Park 5.1 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
39 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
40 Strickland Park 8.9 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
41 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
42 White Deer Park 11.6 8 9 88.9% 56.5%
43 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 36 52 69.2% 55.7%
44 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 12 15 80.0% 54.8%
45 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 23 32 71.9% 54.6%
46 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 109 176 61.9% 54.6%
47 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 51 78 65.4% 54.3%
48 Lake Betz 7.3 99 164 60.4% 52.7%
49 Ritter Park 4.3 9 11 81.8% 52.3%
50 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
51 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
52 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 10 13 76.9% 49.7%
53 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 8 10 80.0% 49.0%
54 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 8 10 80.0% 49.0%
55 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 6 7 85.7% 48.7%
56 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 6 7 85.7% 48.7%
57 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 31 50 62.0% 48.2%
58 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 17 26 65.4% 46.2%
59 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 11 16 68.8% 44.4%
60 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 11 16 68.8% 44.4%
61 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
62 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
63 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
64 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
65 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 8 11 72.7% 43.4%
66 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 86 169 50.9% 43.4%
67 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 36 65 55.4% 43.3%
68 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 13 20 65.0% 43.3%
69 Beaver Marsh 16.7 72 140 51.4% 43.2%
70 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 10 15 66.7% 41.7%
71 Fearrington Village 17.5 10 15 66.7% 41.7%
72 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 12 19 63.2% 41.0%
73 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
74 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 14 23 60.9% 40.8%
75 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 86 182 47.3% 40.1%
76 Indian Trail Park 18.1 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
77 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
78 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
79 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
80 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 9 14 64.3% 38.8%
81 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 10 16 62.5% 38.6%
82 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
83 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 86 194 44.3% 37.5%
84 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 10 17 58.8% 36.0%
85 Homestead Park 19.3 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
86 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
87 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
88 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 7 11 63.6% 35.4%
89 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 7 11 63.6% 35.4%
90 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 7 11 63.6% 35.4%
91 17 Acre Woods 18.0 12 22 54.5% 34.7%
92 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
93 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
94 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
95 Hoffman Lake 2.4 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
96 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
97 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
98 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
99 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
100 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
101 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
102 Twin Lakes Park 14.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
103 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 14 27 51.9% 34.0%
104 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 15 30 50.0% 33.2%
105 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 19 40 47.5% 32.9%
106 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 42 101 41.6% 32.5%
107 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 11 21 52.4% 32.4%
108 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 17 37 45.9% 31.0%
109 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 9 17 52.9% 31.0%
110 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 13 27 48.1% 30.7%
111 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 52 137 38.0% 30.3%
112 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 62 167 37.1% 30.2%
113 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
114 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
115 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
116 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
117 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 35 89 39.3% 29.8%
118 Lake Raleigh 6.0 9 18 50.0% 29.0%
119 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 9 18 50.0% 29.0%
120 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 9 18 50.0% 29.0%
121 Lake Benson 11.9 11 24 45.8% 27.9%
122 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 7 14 50.0% 26.8%
123 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 5 9 55.6% 26.7%
124 Dorothea Dix 6.6 5 9 55.6% 26.7%
125 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 12 29 41.4% 25.5%
126 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
127 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
128 Parker Preserve 15.5 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
129 Shelley Lake 8.1 16 42 38.1% 25.0%
130 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 14 36 38.9% 24.8%
131 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 6 13 46.2% 23.2%
132 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 8 19 42.1% 23.1%
133 Apex Community Park 3.7 7 16 43.8% 23.1%
134 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
135 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
136 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
137 Apex Nature Park 8.6 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
138 Wendell Park 22.6 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
139 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
140 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
141 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
142 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
143 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
144 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
145 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
146 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
147 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
148 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
149 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
150 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
151 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
152 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
153 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
154 Mill Bridge Nature Park 19.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
155 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
156 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
157 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
158 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
159 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
160 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
161 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
162 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
163 Lassiter Mill Historical Park 7.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
164 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
165 Carrboro High School 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
166 Higgins Greenway 1.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
167 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
168 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
169 Erwin Road Swamp 17.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
170 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
171 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
172 Shaw Lake 9.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
173 Main Street Park (Rolesville) 20.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
174 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
175 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 8 22 36.4% 19.7%
176 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 5 12 41.7% 19.3%
177 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 18 62 29.0% 19.2%
178 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 17 58 29.3% 19.2%
179 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 8 23 34.8% 18.8%
180 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
181 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
182 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 8 26 30.8% 16.5%
183 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
184 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Durham Co.) 19.7 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
185 Pullen Park 6.6 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
186 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
187 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
188 Northgate Park 17.2 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
189 Eastgate Park 9.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
190 Sims Branch Greenway 13.1 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
191 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 7 25 28.0% 14.3%
192 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 6 21 28.6% 13.8%
193 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
194 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
195 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 6 27 22.2% 10.6%
196 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 8 40 20.0% 10.5%
197 Inwood Rd. 7.3 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
198 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
199 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
200 South Durham WRF 13.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
201 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
202 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
203 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
204 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
205 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
206 Mitchell Mill Natural Area 23.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
207 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
208 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
209 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
210 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
211 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
212 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
213 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
214 Lake Wheeler 8.2 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
215 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
216 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
217 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
218 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
219 Williamson Preserve 19.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
220 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
221 Crowder District Park 6.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
222 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
223 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
224 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
225 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
226 Raven Rock SP 23.9 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
227 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
228 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
229 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
230 Town Lake Park 23.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
231 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
232 American Tobacco Trail--Massey Chapel Road 12.0 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
233 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
234 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 4 38 10.5% 4.2%
235 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
236 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
237 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
238 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
239 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
240 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
241 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
242 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
243 Falls Lake 15.1 1 27 3.7% 0.7%