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Where to find Red-tailed Hawk 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 Red-tailed Hawk 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 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 316 591 53.5% 49.4%
2 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 9 14 64.3% 38.8%
3 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 6 9 66.7% 35.4%
4 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
5 Bass Lake Outfall Greenway 11.0 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
6 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
7 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 138 381 36.2% 31.6%
8 South Wake County Landfill (Restricted Access) 8.9 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
9 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 18 44 40.9% 27.7%
10 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 10 22 45.5% 26.9%
11 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 46 135 34.1% 26.6%
12 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 7 15 46.7% 24.8%
13 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 17 46 37.0% 24.5%
14 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 13 34 38.2% 23.9%
15 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 19 54 35.2% 23.8%
16 Dorothea Dix 6.6 5 10 50.0% 23.7%
17 Williamson Preserve 19.2 6 13 46.2% 23.2%
18 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 17 49 34.7% 22.9%
19 Schenck Forest 3.6 59 208 28.4% 22.7%
20 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 86 322 26.7% 22.2%
21 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 28 96 29.2% 21.0%
22 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 2 3 66.7% 20.8%
23 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
24 Lick Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 13.2 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
25 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
26 Neuse River Trail--Milburnie Park 13.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
27 Black Creek Greenway--Cary Parkway to Dynasty Drive 1.6 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
28 Millbrook Exchange Park 11.1 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
29 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 10 31 32.3% 18.6%
30 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 32 132 24.2% 17.7%
31 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 5 14 35.7% 16.3%
32 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
33 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 11 43 25.6% 14.9%
34 Shelley Lake 8.1 28 135 20.7% 14.8%
35 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 16 70 22.9% 14.6%
36 Pullen Park 6.6 5 16 31.2% 14.2%
37 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 13 59 22.0% 13.4%
38 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 13 59 22.0% 13.4%
39 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 5 17 29.4% 13.3%
40 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 71 436 16.3% 13.1%
41 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
42 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
43 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 5 18 27.8% 12.5%
44 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 8 35 22.9% 12.1%
45 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
46 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 11 53 20.8% 12.0%
47 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
48 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 2 5 40.0% 11.8%
49 Lake Betz 7.3 38 240 15.8% 11.8%
50 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
51 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 8 39 20.5% 10.8%
52 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
53 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 11 59 18.6% 10.7%
54 Beaver Marsh 16.7 42 295 14.2% 10.7%
55 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 6 27 22.2% 10.6%
56 Lake Lynn 7.7 20 127 15.7% 10.4%
57 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 20 129 15.5% 10.3%
58 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 6 28 21.4% 10.2%
59 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 22 146 15.1% 10.2%
60 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 62 496 12.5% 9.9%
61 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 5 23 21.7% 9.7%
62 Carpenter Park 5.1 4 17 23.5% 9.6%
63 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
64 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
65 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 7 38 18.4% 9.2%
66 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 11 70 15.7% 9.0%
67 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 12 80 15.0% 8.8%
68 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 6 33 18.2% 8.6%
69 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 5 26 19.2% 8.5%
70 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 12 83 14.5% 8.5%
71 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 11 75 14.7% 8.4%
72 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 12 85 14.1% 8.3%
73 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
74 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 3 13 23.1% 8.2%
75 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 40 389 10.3% 7.6%
76 Higgins Greenway 1.2 3 14 21.4% 7.6%
77 Apex Community Park 3.7 20 176 11.4% 7.5%
78 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 6 39 15.4% 7.2%
79 Inwood Rd. 7.3 7 49 14.3% 7.1%
80 Raven Rock SP 23.9 4 23 17.4% 7.0%
81 Wendell Park 22.6 4 23 17.4% 7.0%
82 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
83 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
84 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 5 34 14.7% 6.4%
85 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 4 25 16.0% 6.4%
86 Duke Forest Rd. 20.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
87 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
88 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
89 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
90 Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve 22.1 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
91 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 8 68 11.8% 6.1%
92 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 3 18 16.7% 5.8%
93 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 4 28 14.3% 5.7%
94 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 4 28 14.3% 5.7%
95 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 16 176 9.1% 5.7%
96 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
97 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
98 Lake Benson 11.9 9 86 10.5% 5.6%
99 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 8 74 10.8% 5.6%
100 Bond Park 2.7 13 142 9.2% 5.4%
101 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 3 20 15.0% 5.2%
102 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
103 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
104 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
105 Howling Cow Creamery 7.2 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
106 White Deer Park 11.6 5 43 11.6% 5.1%
107 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
108 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 2 12 16.7% 4.7%
109 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 4 34 11.8% 4.7%
110 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 6 60 10.0% 4.7%
111 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
112 Greenview Ponds 7.6 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
113 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
114 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
115 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
116 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
117 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
118 Jordan Game Land--Lower Little Creek 13.2 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
119 Forest Hills Park 15.0 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
120 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 4 35 11.4% 4.5%
121 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 10 122 8.2% 4.5%
122 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 7 79 8.9% 4.4%
123 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
124 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
125 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 2 13 15.4% 4.3%
126 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 9 114 7.9% 4.2%
127 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 6 69 8.7% 4.0%
128 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
129 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
130 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
131 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
132 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
133 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
134 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
135 Lake Raleigh 6.0 11 177 6.2% 3.5%
136 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
137 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 7 99 7.1% 3.5%
138 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 4 46 8.7% 3.4%
139 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 3 31 9.7% 3.3%
140 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
141 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 8 133 6.0% 3.1%
142 17 Acre Woods 18.0 3 34 8.8% 3.0%
143 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 3 34 8.8% 3.0%
144 UNC Chapel Hill--Kenan Woods 17.0 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
145 Morrisville Community Park 3.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
146 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 2 19 10.5% 2.9%
147 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 6 95 6.3% 2.9%
148 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
149 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 8 171 4.7% 2.4%
150 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 5 93 5.4% 2.3%
151 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
152 Homestead Park 19.3 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
153 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
154 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
155 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 4 71 5.6% 2.2%
156 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 2 26 7.7% 2.1%
157 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
158 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
159 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
160 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 3 52 5.8% 2.0%
161 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 2 28 7.1% 2.0%
162 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
163 Apex Nature Park 8.6 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
164 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
165 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 2 32 6.2% 1.7%
166 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
167 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
168 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
169 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
170 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
171 Northgate Park 17.2 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
172 Parker Preserve 15.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
173 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
174 Fallon park 8.1 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
175 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
176 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 1 15 6.7% 1.2%
177 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 4 136 2.9% 1.1%
178 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
179 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
180 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
181 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 2 51 3.9% 1.1%
182 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
183 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
184 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
185 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
186 stakeout Long-tailed Duck, Lower Springdale Estates Lake, Raleigh (2019) 8.2 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
187 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
188 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
189 Fearrington Village 17.5 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
190 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
191 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
192 Ritter Park 4.3 1 22 4.5% 0.8%
193 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 1 22 4.5% 0.8%
194 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 1 22 4.5% 0.8%
195 Berryhill Park and Trails 18.4 1 33 3.0% 0.5%
196 Lake Wheeler 8.2 1 44 2.3% 0.4%
197 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 1 65 1.5% 0.3%
198 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 1 67 1.5% 0.3%