Bird Finder

Where to find Mallard in October
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 Mallard in October. 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 Lynn 7.7 411 477 86.2% 82.8%
2 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 91 101 90.1% 82.7%
3 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 18 18 100.0% 82.4%
4 Shelley Lake 8.1 69 78 88.5% 79.5%
5 Apex Community Park 3.7 54 61 88.5% 78.2%
6 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 123 145 84.8% 78.1%
7 Bond Park 2.7 138 171 80.7% 74.1%
8 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 95 146 65.1% 57.0%
9 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 45 66 68.2% 56.2%
10 Eastgate Park 9.5 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
11 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 218 403 54.1% 49.2%
12 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 55 100 55.0% 45.2%
13 Hoffman Lake 2.4 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
14 Lake Raleigh 6.0 34 61 55.7% 43.3%
15 Lake Betz 7.3 77 153 50.3% 42.5%
16 Lake Wheeler 8.2 12 19 63.2% 41.0%
17 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 23 44 52.3% 37.9%
18 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 22 43 51.2% 36.8%
19 Lake Benson 11.9 15 28 53.6% 35.8%
20 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 71 168 42.3% 35.0%
21 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 130 325 40.0% 34.8%
22 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
23 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
24 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 7 13 53.8% 29.1%
25 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 12 27 44.4% 27.6%
26 Schenck Forest 3.6 66 201 32.8% 26.7%
27 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 18 47 38.3% 25.8%
28 Salem Pond Park 4.5 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
29 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 13 33 39.4% 24.7%
30 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 15 41 36.6% 23.6%
31 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 102 380 26.8% 22.6%
32 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 22 68 32.4% 22.4%
33 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 8 20 40.0% 21.9%
34 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
35 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 13 38 34.2% 21.2%
36 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 8 21 38.1% 20.8%
37 Eden Lakes 23.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
38 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 6 16 37.5% 18.5%
39 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 11 36 30.6% 18.0%
40 Beaver Marsh 16.7 38 161 23.6% 17.7%
41 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 12 41 29.3% 17.6%
42 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
43 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 7 23 30.4% 15.6%
44 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
45 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 5 16 31.2% 14.2%
46 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
47 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 8 32 25.0% 13.3%
48 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
49 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 9 43 20.9% 11.4%
50 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
51 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 24 157 15.3% 10.5%
52 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
53 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
54 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
55 The Hamner Institutes 8.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
56 Fox Road School Park and Marsh Overlook (Access ONLY after 6 pm on school days, and daylight hours on holidays and weekends) 13.8 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
57 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 7 41 17.1% 8.5%
58 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 6 34 17.6% 8.3%
59 Pullen Park 6.6 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
60 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
61 Park West Village Greenway 2.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
62 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
63 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
64 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
65 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
66 Ritter Park 4.3 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
67 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
68 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
69 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
70 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
71 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 10 152 6.6% 3.6%
72 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 15 254 5.9% 3.6%
73 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
74 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 6 92 6.5% 3.0%
75 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 5 77 6.5% 2.8%
76 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 3 37 8.1% 2.8%
77 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 15 352 4.3% 2.6%
78 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
79 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
80 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
81 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 2 22 9.1% 2.5%
82 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
83 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
84 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 17 527 3.2% 2.0%
85 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 2 33 6.1% 1.7%
86 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 3 66 4.5% 1.6%
87 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 16 647 2.5% 1.5%
88 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
89 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 4 122 3.3% 1.3%
90 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
91 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
92 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 2 47 4.3% 1.2%
93 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 2 50 4.0% 1.1%
94 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 7 369 1.9% 0.9%
95 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
96 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 2 65 3.1% 0.8%
97 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
98 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
99 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
100 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 1 24 4.2% 0.7%
101 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 1 25 4.0% 0.7%
102 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
103 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
104 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 1 35 2.9% 0.5%
105 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 1 36 2.8% 0.5%
106 Inwood Rd. 7.3 1 37 2.7% 0.5%
107 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 1 44 2.3% 0.4%
108 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 2 159 1.3% 0.3%
109 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 1 52 1.9% 0.3%
110 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 1 52 1.9% 0.3%