Bird Finder

Where to find Red-tailed Hawk in September
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 September. 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 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 2 2 100.0% 34.2%
2 Schenck Forest 3.6 74 189 39.2% 32.5%
3 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 92 242 38.0% 32.1%
4 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 9 21 42.9% 24.5%
5 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
6 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
7 Lassiter Mill Historical Park 7.7 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
8 Walltown Park 17.3 1 1 100.0% 20.7%
9 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 56 224 25.0% 19.8%
10 stakeout Varied Thrush, Cary (2020) 1.5 11 36 30.6% 18.0%
11 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 7 21 33.3% 17.2%
12 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 4 10 40.0% 16.8%
13 Chimney Swift Roost--Downtown Raleigh 7.9 6 18 33.3% 16.3%
14 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 11 42 26.2% 15.3%
15 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
16 Williamson Preserve 19.2 5 16 31.2% 14.2%
17 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 48 261 18.4% 14.2%
18 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 22 111 19.8% 13.5%
19 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 4 14 28.6% 11.7%
20 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 18 100 18.0% 11.7%
21 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 8 41 19.5% 10.2%
22 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 9 50 18.0% 9.8%
23 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
24 Carpenter Park 5.1 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
25 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 6 30 20.0% 9.5%
26 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 10 59 16.9% 9.5%
27 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 11 68 16.2% 9.3%
28 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 45 392 11.5% 8.7%
29 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 2 7 28.6% 8.2%
30 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 14 110 12.7% 7.7%
31 Jordan Lake--Morgan Creek arm (seasonal mudflats) 12.6 5 29 17.2% 7.6%
32 Lake Lynn 7.7 38 373 10.2% 7.5%
33 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 6 39 15.4% 7.2%
34 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 6 39 15.4% 7.2%
35 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
36 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
37 Higgins Greenway 1.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
38 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 17 152 11.2% 7.1%
39 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 5 32 15.6% 6.9%
40 Lake Betz 7.3 22 219 10.0% 6.7%
41 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 29 305 9.5% 6.7%
42 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 4 25 16.0% 6.4%
43 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
44 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
45 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
46 Cedar Falls Park 18.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
47 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
48 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
49 Hilltop Needmore Park--South 11.5 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
50 North Carolina Museum of Art--Goodnight Park 4.4 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
51 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 19 210 9.0% 5.9%
52 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 15 160 9.4% 5.8%
53 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 5 38 13.2% 5.8%
54 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 11 109 10.1% 5.7%
55 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 7 61 11.5% 5.7%
56 Pullen Park 6.6 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
57 Inwood Rd. 7.3 2 10 20.0% 5.7%
58 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 10 100 10.0% 5.5%
59 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 87 1293 6.7% 5.5%
60 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
61 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 2 11 18.2% 5.1%
62 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 3 21 14.3% 5.0%
63 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 32 471 6.8% 4.9%
64 17 Acre Woods 18.0 8 89 9.0% 4.6%
65 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
66 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
67 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
68 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
69 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 3 23 13.0% 4.5%
70 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 3 23 13.0% 4.5%
71 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 4 40 10.0% 4.0%
72 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
73 Laurel Hill Park 5.4 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
74 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
75 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
76 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 3 31 9.7% 3.3%
77 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 5 65 7.7% 3.3%
78 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
79 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
80 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 3 32 9.4% 3.2%
81 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
82 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
83 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 2 18 11.1% 3.1%
84 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 4 51 7.8% 3.1%
85 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
86 Dorothea Dix Park 6.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
87 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
88 Shelley Lake 8.1 4 58 6.9% 2.7%
89 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 4 58 6.9% 2.7%
90 Lake Raleigh 6.0 3 39 7.7% 2.7%
91 Bond Park 2.7 8 157 5.1% 2.6%
92 Homestead Park 19.3 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
93 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
94 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 2 22 9.1% 2.5%
95 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 5 88 5.7% 2.5%
96 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
97 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 14 371 3.8% 2.3%
98 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 7 152 4.6% 2.2%
99 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
100 Hilltop Needmore Park--North 11.1 1 8 12.5% 2.2%
101 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 3 48 6.2% 2.1%
102 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 2 27 7.4% 2.1%
103 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
104 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
105 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 2 29 6.9% 1.9%
106 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 4 84 4.8% 1.9%
107 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 2 30 6.7% 1.8%
108 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
109 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
110 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
111 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 5 122 4.1% 1.8%
112 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 2 32 6.2% 1.7%
113 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 3 60 5.0% 1.7%
114 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 2 34 5.9% 1.6%
115 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
116 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 2 35 5.7% 1.6%
117 Apex Community Park 3.7 2 37 5.4% 1.5%
118 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
119 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 5 165 3.0% 1.3%
120 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
121 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
122 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 14 7.1% 1.3%
123 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 3 87 3.4% 1.2%
124 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 2 52 3.8% 1.1%
125 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 1 17 5.9% 1.0%
126 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 5 214 2.3% 1.0%
127 Lake Wheeler 8.2 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
128 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
129 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
130 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 2 57 3.5% 1.0%
131 Lake Benson 11.9 1 20 5.0% 0.9%
132 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
133 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 4 192 2.1% 0.8%
134 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 23 4.3% 0.8%
135 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 1 24 4.2% 0.7%
136 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 2 77 2.6% 0.7%
137 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 2 77 2.6% 0.7%
138 Raven Rock SP 23.9 1 25 4.0% 0.7%
139 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 1 25 4.0% 0.7%
140 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 3 154 1.9% 0.7%
141 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 1 28 3.6% 0.6%
142 Apex Nature Park 8.6 1 29 3.4% 0.6%
143 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 1 30 3.3% 0.6%
144 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 1 32 3.1% 0.6%
145 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 1 34 2.9% 0.5%
146 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 1 39 2.6% 0.5%
147 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 1 40 2.5% 0.4%
148 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 1 44 2.3% 0.4%
149 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 1 48 2.1% 0.4%
150 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 1 67 1.5% 0.3%
151 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 1 74 1.4% 0.2%
152 Beaver Marsh 16.7 1 148 0.7% 0.1%