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Where to find Barn Swallow 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 Barn Swallow 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 Lake Lynn 7.7 141 164 86.0% 79.8%
2 Lake Betz 7.3 190 261 72.8% 67.1%
3 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 71 94 75.5% 66.0%
4 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 150 208 72.1% 65.7%
5 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 14 16 87.5% 64.0%
6 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 195 283 68.9% 63.3%
7 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 36 47 76.6% 62.8%
8 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 81 113 71.7% 62.8%
9 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 24 30 80.0% 62.7%
10 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 183 270 67.8% 62.0%
11 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 369 568 65.0% 61.0%
12 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 36 49 73.5% 59.7%
13 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 31 42 73.8% 58.9%
14 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 56 81 69.1% 58.4%
15 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 20 26 76.9% 57.9%
16 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 165 264 62.5% 56.5%
17 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 14 19 73.7% 51.2%
18 Beaver Marsh 16.7 112 194 57.7% 50.7%
19 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 32 52 61.5% 48.0%
20 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 269 515 52.2% 47.9%
21 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 15 22 68.2% 47.3%
22 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 200 387 51.7% 46.7%
23 Schenck Forest 3.6 109 206 52.9% 46.1%
24 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 10 14 71.4% 45.4%
25 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 57 105 54.3% 44.8%
26 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 38 72 52.8% 41.4%
27 South Durham WRF 13.3 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
28 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 154 334 46.1% 40.8%
29 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 17 29 58.6% 40.7%
30 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 177 427 41.5% 36.9%
31 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 11 19 57.9% 36.3%
32 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 8 13 61.5% 35.5%
33 Howling Cow Creamery 7.2 8 13 61.5% 35.5%
34 Lake Raleigh 6.0 42 93 45.2% 35.4%
35 Neuse River Trail--Trailhead Lane 15.0 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
36 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 10 18 55.6% 33.7%
37 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 36 82 43.9% 33.7%
38 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 15 30 50.0% 33.2%
39 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 14 29 48.3% 31.4%
40 Lake Wheeler 8.2 9 17 52.9% 31.0%
41 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 11 22 50.0% 30.7%
42 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 5 8 62.5% 30.6%
43 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
44 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 56 150 37.3% 30.0%
45 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 12 26 46.2% 28.8%
46 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 44 121 36.4% 28.3%
47 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 8 16 50.0% 28.0%
48 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 11 25 44.0% 26.7%
49 Inwood Rd. 7.3 22 58 37.9% 26.6%
50 Fearrington Village 17.5 20 53 37.7% 25.9%
51 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 19 50 38.0% 25.9%
52 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 10 23 43.5% 25.6%
53 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 11 28 39.3% 23.6%
54 Shelley Lake 8.1 34 109 31.2% 23.3%
55 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 17 49 34.7% 22.9%
56 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 11 29 37.9% 22.7%
57 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 22 69 31.9% 22.1%
58 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 11 30 36.7% 21.9%
59 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
60 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
61 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
62 Neuse River Trail--Abbington Lane 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
63 Jack Marley Park 19.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
64 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 15 48 31.2% 19.9%
65 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 4 9 44.4% 18.9%
66 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
67 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
68 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 9 27 33.3% 18.6%
69 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 58 264 22.0% 17.4%
70 Lake Benson 11.9 6 17 35.3% 17.3%
71 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 7 21 33.3% 17.2%
72 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
73 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
74 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 13 48 27.1% 16.6%
75 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
76 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 7 23 30.4% 15.6%
77 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
78 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
79 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
80 Falls Lake 15.1 6 20 30.0% 14.5%
81 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 7 25 28.0% 14.3%
82 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 8 30 26.7% 14.2%
83 Bond Park 2.7 35 182 19.2% 14.2%
84 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
85 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
86 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 7 31 22.6% 11.4%
87 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 7 34 20.6% 10.3%
88 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 6 28 21.4% 10.2%
89 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 8 42 19.0% 10.0%
90 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
91 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
92 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 8 43 18.6% 9.7%
93 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
94 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
95 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
96 Falls Lake--Cheek Rd. Causeway (Wake Co.) 17.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
97 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
98 American Tobacco Trail--New Hope Church Rd. Trailhead Park 8.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
99 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
100 Carrboro High School 18.4 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
101 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 7 43 16.3% 8.1%
102 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 9 60 15.0% 8.1%
103 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
104 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
105 Raven Rock SP 23.9 6 42 14.3% 6.7%
106 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 6 43 14.0% 6.6%
107 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
108 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
109 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
110 Historic Oak View Park 11.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
111 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
112 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
113 Procter Farm Preserve 22.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
114 Ritter Park 4.3 6 49 12.2% 5.7%
115 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
116 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 6 50 12.0% 5.6%
117 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 3 19 15.8% 5.5%
118 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 42 617 6.8% 5.1%
119 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 6 57 10.5% 4.9%
120 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
121 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
122 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
123 Valley Springs Park 20.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
124 Camden Ave Pond 16.3 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
125 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
126 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 4 25.0% 4.6%
127 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 6 62 9.7% 4.5%
128 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
129 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 7 82 8.5% 4.2%
130 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
131 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 2 15 13.3% 3.7%
132 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
133 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
134 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
135 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 5 65 7.7% 3.3%
136 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 4 48 8.3% 3.3%
137 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
138 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 9 147 6.1% 3.3%
139 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 29 629 4.6% 3.2%
140 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 4 49 8.2% 3.2%
141 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
142 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
143 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 5 79 6.3% 2.7%
144 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 3 39 7.7% 2.7%
145 White Deer Park 11.6 3 40 7.5% 2.6%
146 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
147 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
148 Carpenter Park 5.1 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
149 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 4 67 6.0% 2.3%
150 Salem Pond Park 4.5 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
151 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 4 71 5.6% 2.2%
152 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
153 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 13 424 3.1% 1.8%
154 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
155 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
156 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
157 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 3 68 4.4% 1.5%
158 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
159 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
160 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
161 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 2 45 4.4% 1.2%
162 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 2 49 4.1% 1.1%
163 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
164 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
165 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
166 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
167 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
168 17 Acre Woods 18.0 3 121 2.5% 0.8%
169 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
170 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 1 24 4.2% 0.7%
171 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 1 24 4.2% 0.7%
172 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 1 25 4.0% 0.7%
173 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 2 78 2.6% 0.7%
174 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 1 34 2.9% 0.5%
175 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 1 36 2.8% 0.5%
176 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 1 42 2.4% 0.4%
177 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 1 50 2.0% 0.4%
178 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 1 61 1.6% 0.3%
179 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 1 62 1.6% 0.3%