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Where to find Downy Woodpecker in August
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 Downy Woodpecker in August. 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 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 28 30 93.3% 78.7%
2 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 51 63 81.0% 69.6%
3 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 166 226 73.5% 67.3%
4 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 15 18 83.3% 60.8%
5 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 9 10 90.0% 59.6%
6 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 60 89 67.4% 57.1%
7 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 122 192 63.5% 56.5%
8 Wendell Park 22.6 7 8 87.5% 52.9%
9 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 9 11 81.8% 52.3%
10 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 25 37 67.6% 51.5%
11 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
12 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 4 4 100.0% 51.0%
13 Bond Park 2.7 43 69 62.3% 50.5%
14 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 32 50 64.0% 50.1%
15 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 10 13 76.9% 49.7%
16 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 8 10 80.0% 49.0%
17 Homestead Park 19.3 6 7 85.7% 48.7%
18 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 11 15 73.3% 48.0%
19 Schenck Forest 3.6 45 78 57.7% 46.6%
20 White Deer Park 11.6 7 9 77.8% 45.3%
21 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 11 16 68.8% 44.4%
22 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 12 18 66.7% 43.7%
23 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 5 6 83.3% 43.6%
24 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 16 26 61.5% 42.5%
25 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 29 52 55.8% 42.3%
26 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 47 90 52.2% 42.0%
27 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 111 230 48.3% 41.9%
28 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 11 17 64.7% 41.3%
29 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 12 19 63.2% 41.0%
30 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 12 19 63.2% 41.0%
31 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 7 10 70.0% 39.7%
32 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 8 12 66.7% 39.1%
33 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 61 129 47.3% 38.9%
34 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 14 24 58.3% 38.8%
35 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 9 14 64.3% 38.8%
36 Lake Lynn 7.7 50 105 47.6% 38.3%
37 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
38 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 4 5 80.0% 37.6%
39 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 10 17 58.8% 36.0%
40 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
41 Parker Preserve 15.5 5 7 71.4% 35.9%
42 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
43 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
44 Ritter Park 4.3 7 11 63.6% 35.4%
45 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 19 38 50.0% 34.8%
46 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 15 29 51.7% 34.4%
47 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
48 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
49 Hoffman Lake 2.4 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
50 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
51 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
52 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
53 Twin Lakes Park 14.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
54 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 71 176 40.3% 33.4%
55 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 20 42 47.6% 33.4%
56 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 55 136 40.4% 32.6%
57 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 11 21 52.4% 32.4%
58 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 7 12 58.3% 32.0%
59 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 16 34 47.1% 31.5%
60 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 6 10 60.0% 31.3%
61 Lake Betz 7.3 61 164 37.2% 30.2%
62 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 8 15 53.3% 30.1%
63 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 8 15 53.3% 30.1%
64 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
65 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
66 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 4 6 66.7% 30.0%
67 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 29 74 39.2% 28.9%
68 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 38 101 37.6% 28.8%
69 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 19 46 41.3% 28.3%
70 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 49 137 35.8% 28.2%
71 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
72 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 6 11 54.5% 28.0%
73 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 8 16 50.0% 28.0%
74 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 13 30 43.3% 27.4%
75 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 10 22 45.5% 26.9%
76 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 7 14 50.0% 26.8%
77 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 7 14 50.0% 26.8%
78 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 55 169 32.5% 25.9%
79 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 9 20 45.0% 25.8%
80 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
81 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
82 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
83 Shelley Lake 8.1 16 42 38.1% 25.0%
84 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 11 27 40.7% 24.5%
85 Lake Benson 11.9 10 24 41.7% 24.5%
86 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 6 13 46.2% 23.2%
87 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 7 16 43.8% 23.1%
88 Apex Community Park 3.7 7 16 43.8% 23.1%
89 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
90 Apex Nature Park 8.6 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
91 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 3 5 60.0% 23.1%
92 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 8 20 40.0% 21.9%
93 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 24 78 30.8% 21.6%
94 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
95 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
96 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
97 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
98 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
99 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
100 Jordan Game Land--(Hortons Pond Rd.) Mill Branch 11.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
101 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
102 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
103 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
104 Mill Bridge Nature Park 19.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
105 Eno River SP--Cabe Lands Access 20.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
106 O'Kelly Chapel Road Waterfowl Impoundment 9.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
107 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
108 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
109 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
110 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
111 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
112 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
113 Higgins Greenway 1.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
114 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
115 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
116 Main Street Park (Rolesville) 20.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
117 stakeout Black-chinned Hummingbird, Chapel Hill (2019) 18.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
118 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
119 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 9 26 34.6% 19.4%
120 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 5 12 41.7% 19.3%
121 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 5 12 41.7% 19.3%
122 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 7 19 36.8% 19.1%
123 Dorothea Dix 6.6 4 9 44.4% 18.9%
124 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 3 6 50.0% 18.8%
125 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 11 36 30.6% 18.0%
126 Lake Raleigh 6.0 6 18 33.3% 16.3%
127 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 6 18 33.3% 16.3%
128 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
129 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 7 23 30.4% 15.6%
130 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 9 32 28.1% 15.6%
131 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 15 62 24.2% 15.2%
132 Raven Rock SP 23.9 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
133 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
134 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
135 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
136 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
137 Eastgate Park 9.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
138 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 4 12 33.3% 13.8%
139 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 14 65 21.5% 13.3%
140 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 5 17 29.4% 13.3%
141 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 35 194 18.0% 13.3%
142 17 Acre Woods 18.0 6 22 27.3% 13.2%
143 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 6 22 27.3% 13.2%
144 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 32 182 17.6% 12.7%
145 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 29 167 17.4% 12.4%
146 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
147 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
148 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
149 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
150 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
151 Strickland Park 8.9 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
152 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 16 89 18.0% 11.4%
153 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 5 21 23.8% 10.6%
154 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 6 27 22.2% 10.6%
155 Beaver Marsh 16.7 21 140 15.0% 10.0%
156 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
157 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
158 Mitchell Mill Natural Area 23.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
159 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
160 Leesville Park 7.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
161 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
162 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
163 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
164 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
165 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
166 Capital Hills Drive Wetlands 13.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
167 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
168 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 5 25 20.0% 8.9%
169 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 7 40 17.5% 8.7%
170 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 4 19 21.1% 8.5%
171 Pullen Park 6.6 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
172 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
173 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
174 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
175 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
176 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 5 27 18.5% 8.2%
177 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
178 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
179 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
180 Williamson Preserve 19.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
181 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
182 Fearrington Village 17.5 3 15 20.0% 7.0%
183 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 4 23 17.4% 7.0%
184 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
185 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
186 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
187 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
188 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
189 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
190 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
191 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 7 58 12.1% 6.0%
192 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
193 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
194 Northgate Park 17.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
195 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
196 Sims Branch Greenway 13.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
197 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 4 38 10.5% 4.2%
198 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
199 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 4 40 10.0% 4.0%
200 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
201 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
202 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
203 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
204 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
205 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
206 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
207 Indian Trail Park 18.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
208 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
209 Inwood Rd. 7.3 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
210 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
211 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
212 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
213 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Durham Co.) 19.7 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
214 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
215 Falls Lake 15.1 1 27 3.7% 0.7%