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Where to find Blue Jay in January
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 Blue Jay in January. 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 23.4 164 189 86.8% 81.2%
2 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 31 36 86.1% 71.3%
3 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 309 413 74.8% 70.4%
4 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 36 43 83.7% 70.0%
5 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 49 64 76.6% 64.9%
6 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 11 12 91.7% 64.6%
7 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 119 174 68.4% 61.1%
8 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 58 81 71.6% 61.0%
9 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 15 18 83.3% 60.8%
10 Lake Betz 7.3 192 298 64.4% 58.8%
11 Berryhill Park and Trails 18.4 15 19 78.9% 56.7%
12 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 21 28 75.0% 56.6%
13 Kaplan Drive Park 4.1 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
14 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 201 327 61.5% 56.1%
15 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 51 76 67.1% 55.9%
16 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 13 17 76.5% 52.7%
17 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 11 14 78.6% 52.4%
18 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 9 11 81.8% 52.3%
19 North Carolina Museum of Art--Goodnight Park 4.4 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
20 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 12 16 75.0% 50.5%
21 Williamson Preserve 19.2 10 13 76.9% 49.7%
22 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 10 13 76.9% 49.7%
23 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 24 37 64.9% 48.8%
24 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 55 94 58.5% 48.4%
25 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 55 97 56.7% 46.8%
26 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 14 21 66.7% 45.4%
27 Higgins Greenway 1.2 10 14 71.4% 45.4%
28 Apex Nature Park 8.6 7 9 77.8% 45.3%
29 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 29 49 59.2% 45.2%
30 Schenck Forest 3.6 121 235 51.5% 45.1%
31 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 74 141 52.5% 44.3%
32 Duke Forest Rd. 20.7 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
33 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
34 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 12 18 66.7% 43.7%
35 American Tobacco Trail--Solite Park 12.3 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
36 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 17 28 60.7% 42.4%
37 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 28 51 54.9% 41.4%
38 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
39 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
40 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 12 20 60.0% 38.7%
41 Salem Pond Park 4.5 10 16 62.5% 38.6%
42 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 11 18 61.1% 38.6%
43 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 271 661 41.0% 37.3%
44 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 29 59 49.2% 36.8%
45 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 13 23 56.5% 36.8%
46 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 12 21 57.1% 36.5%
47 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 148 358 41.3% 36.4%
48 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 32 67 47.8% 36.3%
49 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
50 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 15 28 53.6% 35.8%
51 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
52 Lake Lynn 7.7 63 146 43.2% 35.4%
53 Bond Park 2.7 59 137 43.1% 35.1%
54 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 94 232 40.5% 34.4%
55 Falls Lake SRA--Woodpecker Ridge 16.3 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
56 American Tobacco Trail--Massey Chapel Road 12.0 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
57 Cedar Hills Park 9.7 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
58 Walltown Park 17.3 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
59 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 11 20 55.0% 34.2%
60 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 11 20 55.0% 34.2%
61 Lake Raleigh 6.0 48 112 42.9% 34.1%
62 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 29 64 45.3% 33.7%
63 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 13 25 52.0% 33.5%
64 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 198 541 36.6% 32.6%
65 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 71 181 39.2% 32.4%
66 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 15 31 48.4% 32.0%
67 Carrboro High School 18.4 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
68 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
69 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 145 401 36.2% 31.6%
70 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 29 68 42.6% 31.6%
71 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 86 231 37.2% 31.3%
72 Lake Benson 11.9 48 122 39.3% 31.1%
73 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 20 45 44.4% 30.9%
74 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 13 27 48.1% 30.7%
75 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
76 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 12 25 48.0% 30.0%
77 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 14 31 45.2% 29.2%
78 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 7 13 53.8% 29.1%
79 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 59 165 35.8% 28.8%
80 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
81 Homestead Park 19.3 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
82 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 36 98 36.7% 27.9%
83 Fearrington Village 17.5 17 41 41.5% 27.8%
84 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 28 75 37.3% 27.3%
85 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 7 14 50.0% 26.8%
86 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 5 9 55.6% 26.7%
87 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 8 17 47.1% 26.2%
88 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 51 158 32.3% 25.5%
89 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 39 117 33.3% 25.4%
90 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 6 12 50.0% 25.4%
91 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 6 12 50.0% 25.4%
92 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 6 12 50.0% 25.4%
93 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 7 15 46.7% 24.8%
94 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 41 130 31.5% 24.2%
95 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 58 192 30.2% 24.2%
96 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 24 72 33.3% 23.5%
97 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 29 90 32.2% 23.5%
98 Jordan Game Land--Seaforth Road South End 17.3 7 16 43.8% 23.1%
99 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
100 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
101 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 12 33 36.4% 22.2%
102 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 14 40 35.0% 22.1%
103 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 8 20 40.0% 21.9%
104 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
105 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
106 Wendell Park 22.6 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
107 Parker Preserve 15.5 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
108 Forest Hills Park 15.0 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
109 17 Acre Woods 18.0 10 27 37.0% 21.5%
110 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 26 87 29.9% 21.3%
111 Falls Lake--New Light Creek 17.6 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
112 Knightdale Station Park 17.3 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
113 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
114 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
115 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
116 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
117 Neuse River Trail--Buffalo Road Athletic Park 14.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
118 Neuse River Trail--Buffalo Road Canoe Launch 14.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
119 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
120 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
121 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
122 Smith Creek Greenway (Entrance on Creek Moss Avenue) 16.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
123 Crabtree Creek Trail--Lindsay Dr. to Bridge by Galax Dr. 5.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
124 Dorothea Dix Park 6.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
125 Cates Creek Park 25.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
126 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 7 18 38.9% 20.3%
127 Raven Rock SP 23.9 9 25 36.0% 20.2%
128 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 15 48 31.2% 19.9%
129 Ritter Park 4.3 6 15 40.0% 19.8%
130 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 25 91 27.5% 19.4%
131 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 13 42 31.0% 19.1%
132 Eden Lakes 23.7 4 9 44.4% 18.9%
133 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
134 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
135 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 10 31 32.3% 18.6%
136 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 18 65 27.7% 18.3%
137 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 7 20 35.0% 18.1%
138 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 16 57 28.1% 18.1%
139 Pullen Park 6.6 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
140 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
141 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 6 17 35.3% 17.3%
142 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 15 55 27.3% 17.3%
143 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 18 70 25.7% 16.9%
144 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
145 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
146 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
147 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
148 Shelley Lake 8.1 24 110 21.8% 15.1%
149 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 9 33 27.3% 15.1%
150 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
151 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 19 84 22.6% 15.0%
152 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 28 137 20.4% 14.5%
153 Beaver Marsh 16.7 58 322 18.0% 14.2%
154 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 8 30 26.7% 14.2%
155 Eastgate Park 9.5 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
156 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
157 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
158 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
159 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
160 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
161 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
162 Lake Wheeler 8.2 11 47 23.4% 13.6%
163 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 20 99 20.2% 13.5%
164 Town Lake Park 23.4 5 17 29.4% 13.3%
165 Falls Lake 15.1 6 22 27.3% 13.2%
166 Apex Community Park 3.7 42 243 17.3% 13.0%
167 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 8 33 24.2% 12.8%
168 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
169 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 5 18 27.8% 12.5%
170 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 22 123 17.9% 12.1%
171 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
172 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
173 Northgate Park 17.2 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
174 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
175 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 6 25 24.0% 11.5%
176 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 5 20 25.0% 11.2%
177 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 9 44 20.5% 11.2%
178 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
179 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
180 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 8 41 19.5% 10.2%
181 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 6 28 21.4% 10.2%
182 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 4 16 25.0% 10.2%
183 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 14 85 16.5% 10.1%
184 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
185 Indian Trail Park 18.1 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
186 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
187 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
188 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
189 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 5 23 21.7% 9.7%
190 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
191 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
192 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
193 Little Beaverdam Creek 18.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
194 Falls Lake--Upper Beaver Dam (Granville Co.) 21.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
195 South Wake County Landfill (Restricted Access) 8.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
196 Eva Perry Library 4.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
197 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
198 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
199 Neuse River Trail--River Bend 14.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
200 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
201 Oberlin Cemetery 6.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
202 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
203 American Tobacco Trail--Olive Chapel Road Access 9.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
204 Robertson Creek Nature Preserve 23.8 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
205 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
206 White Deer Park 11.6 6 32 18.8% 8.9%
207 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 5 26 19.2% 8.5%
208 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 5 26 19.2% 8.5%
209 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
210 Hoffman Lake 2.4 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
211 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
212 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
213 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
214 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
215 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
216 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 4 20 20.0% 8.1%
217 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 5 28 17.9% 7.9%
218 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
219 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 4 22 18.2% 7.3%
220 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
221 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
222 Lyon Park 15.6 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
223 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 5 31 16.1% 7.1%
224 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
225 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
226 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
227 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
228 Eno River SP--Cabe Lands Access 20.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
229 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
230 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
231 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
232 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
233 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
234 stakeout Long-tailed Duck, Lower Springdale Estates Lake, Raleigh (2019) 8.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
235 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 8 71 11.3% 5.8%
236 Inwood Rd. 7.3 8 73 11.0% 5.7%
237 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 6 50 12.0% 5.6%
238 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
239 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
240 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 3 21 14.3% 5.0%
241 Hymettus Woods Park 5.9 3 22 13.6% 4.7%
242 Carpenter Park 5.1 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
243 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
244 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
245 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
246 Duke Forest--Eno Division 22.9 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
247 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. Ramp 18.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
248 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
249 Valley Springs Park 20.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
250 Sims Branch Greenway 13.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
251 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
252 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
253 Ten-Ten Road Pond 9.4 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
254 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 4 40 10.0% 4.0%
255 Duke University--Anderson Woods 17.0 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
256 Fallon park 8.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
257 Jack Marley Park 19.7 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
258 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 3 31 9.7% 3.3%
259 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
260 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
261 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
262 Greenview Ponds 7.6 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
263 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
264 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
265 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
266 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
267 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 9 174 5.2% 2.7%
268 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 2 21 9.5% 2.7%
269 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 2 24 8.3% 2.3%
270 Old Oxford Rd. Pond 20.9 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
271 Crowder District Park 6.8 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
272 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
273 Howling Cow Creamery 7.2 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
274 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
275 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 2 44 4.5% 1.3%
276 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 1 16 6.2% 1.1%