Bird Finder

Where to find Red-tailed Hawk in December
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 Red-tailed Hawk in December. 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 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 249 498 50.0% 45.6%
2 Schenck Forest 3.6 56 123 45.5% 37.0%
3 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 106 273 38.8% 33.2%
4 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
5 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
6 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 85 255 33.3% 27.8%
7 Williamson Preserve 19.2 14 34 41.2% 26.4%
8 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 4 7 57.1% 25.0%
9 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 17 47 36.2% 24.0%
10 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 18 52 34.6% 23.2%
11 Dorothea Dix 6.6 7 16 43.8% 23.1%
12 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 5 11 45.5% 21.3%
13 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
14 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
15 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
16 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
17 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
18 RTP Mountain Bike Trails 7.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
19 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
20 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
21 Neuse River Trail--Abbington Lane 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
22 American Tobacco Trail--Solite Park 12.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
23 Shaw Lake 9.9 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
24 Eno River SP--Continental Drive Access 21.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
25 Robertson Creek Nature Preserve 23.8 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
26 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 9 27 33.3% 18.6%
27 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 45 188 23.9% 18.4%
28 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 14 51 27.5% 17.1%
29 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
30 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
31 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
32 Shelley Lake 8.1 25 109 22.9% 16.0%
33 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 3 7 42.9% 15.8%
34 Lake Benson 11.9 17 72 23.6% 15.3%
35 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
36 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
37 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 17 78 21.8% 14.1%
38 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 7 26 26.9% 13.7%
39 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 3 8 37.5% 13.7%
40 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 6 22 27.3% 13.2%
41 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 51 306 16.7% 12.9%
42 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
43 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
44 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 6 23 26.1% 12.5%
45 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 10 46 21.7% 12.3%
46 Lake Lynn 7.7 24 138 17.4% 12.0%
47 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 5 19 26.3% 11.8%
48 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 9 42 21.4% 11.7%
49 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 9 43 20.9% 11.4%
50 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 27 167 16.2% 11.4%
51 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 8 38 21.1% 11.1%
52 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 42 290 14.5% 10.9%
53 Pullen Park 6.6 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
54 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
55 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 11 59 18.6% 10.7%
56 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 7 34 20.6% 10.3%
57 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 11 63 17.5% 10.0%
58 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 5 23 21.7% 9.7%
59 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
60 Eastgate Park 9.5 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
61 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 10 59 16.9% 9.5%
62 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
63 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
64 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
65 Duke Forest--Eno Division 22.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
66 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
67 Mingo Creek Trail 15.1 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
68 Erwin Road Swamp 17.7 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
69 Dorothea Dix Park 6.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
70 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 4 18 22.2% 9.0%
71 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 3 12 25.0% 8.9%
72 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 9 55 16.4% 8.9%
73 Bond Park 2.7 14 97 14.4% 8.8%
74 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 9 57 15.8% 8.5%
75 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
76 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
77 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
78 Carrboro High School 18.4 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
79 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
80 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 8 51 15.7% 8.2%
81 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 6 35 17.1% 8.1%
82 Apex Community Park 3.7 10 70 14.3% 7.9%
83 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 40 384 10.4% 7.7%
84 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 4 21 19.0% 7.7%
85 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 7 46 15.2% 7.6%
86 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
87 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 11 83 13.3% 7.6%
88 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 7 47 14.9% 7.4%
89 Lake Betz 7.3 16 138 11.6% 7.3%
90 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
91 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
92 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
93 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 7 51 13.7% 6.8%
94 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 4 24 16.7% 6.7%
95 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
96 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 6 44 13.6% 6.4%
97 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
98 Wendell Park 22.6 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
99 Parker Preserve 15.5 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
100 Lake Raleigh 6.0 10 89 11.2% 6.2%
101 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
102 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
103 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
104 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
105 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
106 UNC Chapel Hill--Kenan Woods 17.0 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
107 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
108 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
109 Coker Pinetum 16.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
110 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 4 27 14.8% 5.9%
111 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
112 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
113 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 6 51 11.8% 5.5%
114 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 5 40 12.5% 5.5%
115 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
116 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 3 22 13.6% 4.7%
117 Higgins Greenway 1.2 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
118 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
119 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
120 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
121 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
122 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
123 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Atlantic Ave to Anderson Drive 8.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
124 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 10 126 7.9% 4.4%
125 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
126 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 4 37 10.8% 4.3%
127 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 4 37 10.8% 4.3%
128 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 4 37 10.8% 4.3%
129 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 3 25 12.0% 4.2%
130 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
131 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
132 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 5 56 8.9% 3.9%
133 17 Acre Woods 18.0 5 57 8.8% 3.8%
134 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 13 206 6.3% 3.7%
135 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
136 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
137 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
138 Crabtree Creek Trail--Anderson Drive to Lassiter Mill Road 8.3 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
139 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
140 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
141 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
142 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
143 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 4 49 8.2% 3.2%
144 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 10 173 5.8% 3.2%
145 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 3 33 9.1% 3.1%
146 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
147 Inwood Rd. 7.3 3 34 8.8% 3.0%
148 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
149 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
150 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
151 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
152 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
153 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 6 93 6.5% 3.0%
154 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 3 36 8.3% 2.9%
155 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
156 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 6 104 5.8% 2.7%
157 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 3 39 7.7% 2.7%
158 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
159 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
160 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
161 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
162 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
163 Neuse River Trail--Andy Drive 14.6 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
164 Beaver Marsh 16.7 9 190 4.7% 2.5%
165 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
166 Lake Wheeler 8.2 3 45 6.7% 2.3%
167 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
168 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
169 Hoffman Lake 2.4 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
170 Raven Rock SP 23.9 2 25 8.0% 2.2%
171 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 2 26 7.7% 2.1%
172 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 2 26 7.7% 2.1%
173 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
174 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
175 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 2 30 6.7% 1.8%
176 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
177 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 2 31 6.5% 1.8%
178 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 6 156 3.8% 1.8%
179 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 2 33 6.1% 1.7%
180 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 5 130 3.8% 1.7%
181 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 2 34 5.9% 1.6%
182 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 2 34 5.9% 1.6%
183 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 4 102 3.9% 1.5%
184 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
185 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
186 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
187 Berryhill Park and Trails 18.4 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
188 Ritter Park 4.3 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
189 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
190 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
191 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
192 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 2 46 4.3% 1.2%
193 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
194 Town Lake Park 23.4 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
195 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
196 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
197 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 2 58 3.4% 1.0%
198 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 2 58 3.4% 1.0%
199 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 1 24 4.2% 0.7%
200 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 1 27 3.7% 0.7%
201 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 1 33 3.0% 0.5%
202 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 2 130 1.5% 0.4%
203 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 1 60 1.7% 0.3%