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Where to find Cooper's Hawk 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 Cooper's Hawk 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 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
2 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 111 369 30.1% 25.6%
3 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 57 208 27.4% 21.8%
4 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
5 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Atlantic Ave to Anderson Drive 8.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
6 Schenck Forest 3.6 50 201 24.9% 19.4%
7 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 46 254 18.1% 13.9%
8 Lake Lynn 7.7 73 477 15.3% 12.4%
9 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 6 28 21.4% 10.2%
10 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
11 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
12 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
13 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
14 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%
15 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 9 52 17.3% 9.4%
16 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 60 527 11.4% 8.9%
17 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
18 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 9 66 13.6% 7.3%
19 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 33 352 9.4% 6.8%
20 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
21 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 9 77 11.7% 6.3%
22 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Durham Co.) 19.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
23 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
24 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
25 Morrisville Community Park 3.9 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
26 Bond Park 2.7 16 171 9.4% 5.8%
27 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
28 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
29 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 3 19 15.8% 5.5%
30 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 5 40 12.5% 5.5%
31 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 3 20 15.0% 5.2%
32 Lake Betz 7.3 13 153 8.5% 5.0%
33 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 3 21 14.3% 5.0%
34 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 4 32 12.5% 5.0%
35 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 12 145 8.3% 4.8%
36 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
37 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
38 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 9 104 8.7% 4.6%
39 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
40 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
41 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
42 Apex Nature Park 8.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
43 Shelley Lake 8.1 7 78 9.0% 4.4%
44 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 3 24 12.5% 4.3%
45 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 11 157 7.0% 4.0%
46 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 10 146 6.8% 3.8%
47 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
48 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
49 Apex Community Park 3.7 5 61 8.2% 3.6%
50 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
51 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 8 122 6.6% 3.4%
52 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
53 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 3 33 9.1% 3.1%
54 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 5 71 7.0% 3.0%
55 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 3 37 8.1% 2.8%
56 Inwood Rd. 7.3 3 37 8.1% 2.8%
57 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 3 38 7.9% 2.7%
58 17 Acre Woods 18.0 6 107 5.6% 2.6%
59 Lake Raleigh 6.0 4 61 6.6% 2.6%
60 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
61 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
62 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 3 43 7.0% 2.4%
63 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 3 43 7.0% 2.4%
64 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 4 66 6.1% 2.4%
65 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 15 403 3.7% 2.3%
66 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 2 25 8.0% 2.2%
67 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 14 380 3.7% 2.2%
68 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 12 325 3.7% 2.1%
69 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 3 50 6.0% 2.1%
70 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
71 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
72 Lake Benson 11.9 2 28 7.1% 2.0%
73 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 4 87 4.6% 1.8%
74 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
75 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
76 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
77 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
78 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
79 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 18 647 2.8% 1.8%
80 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 4 92 4.3% 1.7%
81 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 2 34 5.9% 1.6%
82 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
83 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 4 100 4.0% 1.6%
84 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
85 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
86 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 2 38 5.3% 1.5%
87 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 2 41 4.9% 1.3%
88 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 2 43 4.7% 1.3%
89 Ritter Park 4.3 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
90 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
91 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
92 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 2 44 4.5% 1.3%
93 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 2 44 4.5% 1.3%
94 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 2 44 4.5% 1.3%
95 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
96 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 2 47 4.3% 1.2%
97 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 2 47 4.3% 1.2%
98 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
99 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
100 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
101 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 3 101 3.0% 1.0%
102 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
103 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 4 168 2.4% 0.9%
104 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
105 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 1 22 4.5% 0.8%
106 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 1 23 4.3% 0.8%
107 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 1 23 4.3% 0.8%
108 Beaver Marsh 16.7 3 161 1.9% 0.6%
109 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 1 29 3.4% 0.6%
110 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 1 30 3.3% 0.6%
111 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 2 99 2.0% 0.6%
112 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
113 Town Lake Park 23.4 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
114 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 1 35 2.9% 0.5%
115 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 1 36 2.8% 0.5%
116 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 1 37 2.7% 0.5%
117 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 1 41 2.4% 0.4%
118 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 1 41 2.4% 0.4%
119 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 1 44 2.3% 0.4%
120 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 1 45 2.2% 0.4%
121 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 2 152 1.3% 0.4%
122 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 2 159 1.3% 0.3%
123 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 1 65 1.5% 0.3%