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Where to find Canada Goose in February
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 Canada Goose in February. 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 Shelley Lake 8.1 126 135 93.3% 87.8%
2 Beaver Marsh 16.7 264 295 89.5% 85.5%
3 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 36 39 92.3% 79.7%
4 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 53 60 88.3% 77.8%
5 Lake Lynn 7.7 107 127 84.3% 76.9%
6 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 468 591 79.2% 75.7%
7 Lake Betz 7.3 193 240 80.4% 74.9%
8 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 119 146 81.5% 74.4%
9 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 82 99 82.8% 74.2%
10 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 56 68 82.4% 71.6%
11 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 22 25 88.0% 70.0%
12 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 48 59 81.4% 69.6%
13 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 287 389 73.8% 69.2%
14 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 320 436 73.4% 69.1%
15 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 40 49 81.6% 68.6%
16 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 12 13 92.3% 66.7%
17 stakeout Long-tailed Duck, Lower Springdale Estates Lake, Raleigh (2019) 8.2 16 19 84.2% 62.4%
18 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 48 65 73.8% 62.0%
19 Old Oxford Rd. Pond 20.9 6 6 100.0% 61.0%
20 Eastgate Park 9.5 9 10 90.0% 59.6%
21 Carpenter Park 5.1 14 17 82.4% 59.0%
22 Bond Park 2.7 94 142 66.2% 58.1%
23 Pullen Park 6.6 13 16 81.2% 57.0%
24 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 25 34 73.5% 56.9%
25 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 5 5 100.0% 56.6%
26 Lake Raleigh 6.0 111 177 62.7% 55.4%
27 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 53 80 66.2% 55.4%
28 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 294 496 59.3% 54.9%
29 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 14 18 77.8% 54.8%
30 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 109 176 61.9% 54.6%
31 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 27 39 69.2% 53.6%
32 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 104 171 60.8% 53.3%
33 Schenck Forest 3.6 125 208 60.1% 53.3%
34 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 11 14 78.6% 52.4%
35 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 11 14 78.6% 52.4%
36 Lake Benson 11.9 53 86 61.6% 51.1%
37 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 10 13 76.9% 49.7%
38 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 71 122 58.2% 49.3%
39 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 8 10 80.0% 49.0%
40 Apex Community Park 3.7 99 176 56.2% 48.9%
41 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 11 15 73.3% 48.0%
42 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 21 34 61.8% 45.0%
43 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 3 3 100.0% 43.8%
44 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 12 18 66.7% 43.7%
45 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
46 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 66 129 51.2% 42.6%
47 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 26 46 56.5% 42.2%
48 Jack Marley Park 19.7 6 8 75.0% 40.9%
49 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 9 14 64.3% 38.8%
50 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 10 16 62.5% 38.6%
51 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 11 18 61.1% 38.6%
52 Eden Lakes 23.7 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
53 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
54 Ritter Park 4.3 12 22 54.5% 34.7%
55 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 150 381 39.4% 34.6%
56 American Tobacco Trail--Massey Chapel Road 12.0 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
57 Twin Lakes Park 14.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
58 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
59 Inwood Rd. 7.3 22 49 44.9% 31.9%
60 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 31 74 41.9% 31.3%
61 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 6 10 60.0% 31.3%
62 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 17 38 44.7% 30.1%
63 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 8 15 53.3% 30.1%
64 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
65 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
66 North Carolina Museum of Art--Goodnight Park 4.4 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
67 Williamson Preserve 19.2 7 13 53.8% 29.1%
68 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 49 135 36.3% 28.7%
69 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 36 96 37.5% 28.5%
70 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 15 35 42.9% 28.0%
71 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 41 114 36.0% 27.7%
72 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 5 9 55.6% 26.7%
73 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 44 133 33.1% 25.7%
74 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 10 23 43.5% 25.6%
75 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 6 12 50.0% 25.4%
76 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 43 132 32.6% 25.2%
77 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
78 Lake Wheeler 8.2 16 44 36.4% 23.8%
79 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 6 13 46.2% 23.2%
80 West Lake Road Ponds 8.7 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
81 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
82 Town Lake Park 23.4 7 17 41.2% 21.6%
83 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 4 8 50.0% 21.5%
84 Howling Cow Creamery 7.2 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
85 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
86 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
87 Duke Forest Rd. 20.7 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
88 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
89 Hoffman Lake 2.4 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
90 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
91 Shaw Lake 9.9 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
92 Jordan Game Land--Seaforth Road South End 17.3 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
93 Falls Lake SRA--B. W. Wells 16.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
94 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
95 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
96 Neuse River Trail--Trailhead Lane 15.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
97 American Tobacco Trail--Fayetteville Road 11.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
98 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
99 Neuse River Trail--Poole Road 14.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
100 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
101 Neuse River Trail--Abbington Lane 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
102 Cedar Hills Park 9.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
103 Smith Creek Greenway (Entrance on Creek Moss Avenue) 16.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
104 Robertson Creek Nature Preserve 23.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
105 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 7 18 38.9% 20.3%
106 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 18 59 30.5% 20.3%
107 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 16 52 30.8% 19.9%
108 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 7 19 36.8% 19.1%
109 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
110 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 6 16 37.5% 18.5%
111 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 9 28 32.1% 17.9%
112 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
113 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 5 13 38.5% 17.7%
114 Salem Pond Park 4.5 6 17 35.3% 17.3%
115 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 18 71 25.4% 16.7%
116 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
117 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 8 27 29.6% 15.9%
118 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 63 322 19.6% 15.6%
119 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Atlantic Ave to Anderson Drive 8.6 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
120 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 12 51 23.5% 14.0%
121 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
122 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 12 54 22.2% 13.2%
123 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 17 85 20.0% 12.9%
124 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
125 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
126 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 14 75 18.7% 11.5%
127 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 9 43 20.9% 11.4%
128 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
129 Apex Nature Park 8.6 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
130 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 5 22 22.7% 10.1%
131 White Deer Park 11.6 8 43 18.6% 9.7%
132 Wendell Park 22.6 5 23 21.7% 9.7%
133 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
134 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 10 59 16.9% 9.5%
135 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
136 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
137 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
138 Falls Lake SRA--Woodpecker Ridge 16.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
139 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
140 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
141 Bass Lake Outfall Greenway 11.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
142 Erwin Road Swamp 17.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
143 Wake Forest Reservoir 20.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
144 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
145 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Crossing 12.0 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
146 American Tobacco Trail--Solite Park 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
147 Camden Ave Pond 16.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
148 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
149 American Tobacco Trail--Olive Chapel Road Access 9.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
150 Lyon Park 15.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
151 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 4 18 22.2% 9.0%
152 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
153 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
154 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
155 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
156 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
157 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
158 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
159 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
160 Procter Farm Preserve 22.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
161 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
162 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
163 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 8 70 11.4% 5.9%
164 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
165 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 4 28 14.3% 5.7%
166 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
167 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 3 21 14.3% 5.0%
168 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 5 44 11.4% 5.0%
169 Greenview Ponds 7.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
170 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
171 Beaver Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 10.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
172 Mingo Creek Trail 15.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
173 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
174 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
175 Raven Rock SP 23.9 3 23 13.0% 4.5%
176 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 8 93 8.6% 4.4%
177 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 6 69 8.7% 4.0%
178 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 6 70 8.6% 4.0%
179 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
180 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
181 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
182 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
183 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 4 46 8.7% 3.4%
184 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
185 Ten-Ten Road Pond 9.4 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
186 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 3 34 8.8% 3.0%
187 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 4 53 7.5% 3.0%
188 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 3 35 8.6% 3.0%
189 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
190 Falls Lake 15.1 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
191 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
192 Leesville Park 7.5 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
193 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 7 136 5.1% 2.5%
194 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
195 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
196 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
197 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 2 28 7.1% 2.0%
198 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 2 31 6.5% 1.8%
199 Berryhill Park and Trails 18.4 2 33 6.1% 1.7%
200 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
201 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
202 Northgate Park 17.2 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
203 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
204 Parker Preserve 15.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
205 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
206 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
207 Higgins Greenway 1.2 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
208 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
209 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
210 Crowder District Park 6.8 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
211 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
212 Fearrington Village 17.5 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
213 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 2 67 3.0% 0.8%
214 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 1 22 4.5% 0.8%
215 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 2 79 2.5% 0.7%
216 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 1 26 3.8% 0.7%
217 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 1 28 3.6% 0.6%
218 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 1 33 3.0% 0.5%
219 17 Acre Woods 18.0 1 34 2.9% 0.5%
220 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 1 76 1.3% 0.2%