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Where to find Spotted Sandpiper in May
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 Spotted Sandpiper in May. 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 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 202 334 60.5% 55.1%
2 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 250 427 58.5% 53.8%
3 South Durham WRF 13.3 7 8 87.5% 52.9%
4 Lake Lynn 7.7 83 164 50.6% 43.0%
5 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 172 387 44.4% 39.6%
6 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 46 94 48.9% 39.1%
7 Lake Betz 7.3 115 261 44.1% 38.2%
8 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 16 29 55.2% 37.5%
9 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 116 283 41.0% 35.4%
10 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 33 72 45.8% 34.8%
11 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 52 121 43.0% 34.5%
12 Bond Park 2.7 72 182 39.6% 32.7%
13 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 33 81 40.7% 30.7%
14 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
15 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 3 4 75.0% 30.1%
16 Schenck Forest 3.6 72 206 35.0% 28.8%
17 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 12 28 42.9% 26.5%
18 Pinehurst Drive Ponds 15.6 20 52 38.5% 26.5%
19 Shelley Lake 8.1 37 109 33.9% 25.7%
20 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 78 270 28.9% 23.8%
21 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 21 62 33.9% 23.3%
22 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 35 113 31.0% 23.2%
23 Apex Community Park 3.7 15 42 35.7% 23.0%
24 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 26 82 31.7% 22.6%
25 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 9 23 39.1% 22.2%
26 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 16 49 32.7% 21.2%
27 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 7 21 33.3% 17.2%
28 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 12 42 28.6% 17.2%
29 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
30 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 4 11 36.4% 15.2%
31 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 2 4 50.0% 15.0%
32 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 5 16 31.2% 14.2%
33 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 15 69 21.7% 13.6%
34 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 11 48 22.9% 13.3%
35 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 4 13 30.8% 12.7%
36 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 3 9 33.3% 12.1%
37 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 7 30 23.3% 11.8%
38 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 9 42 21.4% 11.7%
39 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 39 264 14.8% 11.0%
40 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 3 10 30.0% 10.8%
41 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 67 515 13.0% 10.4%
42 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 3 11 27.3% 9.7%
43 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 2 6 33.3% 9.7%
44 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 6 30 20.0% 9.5%
45 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
46 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 1 2 50.0% 9.5%
47 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 5 25 20.0% 8.9%
48 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 4 19 21.1% 8.5%
49 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 6 34 17.6% 8.3%
50 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 61 617 9.9% 7.8%
51 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
52 Eastgate Park 9.5 2 8 25.0% 7.1%
53 Lake Raleigh 6.0 11 93 11.8% 6.7%
54 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 3 16 18.8% 6.6%
55 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 4 25 16.0% 6.4%
56 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 2 9 22.2% 6.3%
57 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 6 45 13.3% 6.3%
58 Lake Wheeler 8.2 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
59 Lake Benson 11.9 3 17 17.6% 6.2%
60 Poplar Point Wastewater Ponds (Restricted Access) 13.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
61 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
62 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
63 Erwin Road Swamp 17.7 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
64 stakeout Long-tailed Duck, Lower Springdale Estates Lake, Raleigh (2019) 8.2 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
65 Jordan Game Land--Seaforth Road South End 17.3 1 3 33.3% 6.1%
66 Raven Rock SP 23.9 5 42 11.9% 5.2%
67 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 5 43 11.6% 5.1%
68 Falls Lake--Cheek Road Causeway (Durham Co.) 17.7 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
69 Hoffman Lake 2.4 1 4 25.0% 4.6%
70 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 5 49 10.2% 4.4%
71 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 38 629 6.0% 4.4%
72 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 15 208 7.2% 4.4%
73 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 4 36 11.1% 4.4%
74 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 5 50 10.0% 4.3%
75 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 3 25 12.0% 4.2%
76 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 4 39 10.3% 4.1%
77 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 2 14 14.3% 4.0%
78 Falls Lake--Hwy. 50 Boat Ramp 16.8 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
79 William B. Umstead SP--Turkey Creek Trail 4.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
80 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 5 20.0% 3.6%
81 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 3 29 10.3% 3.6%
82 Town Lake Park 23.4 2 16 12.5% 3.5%
83 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 6 82 7.3% 3.4%
84 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 2 17 11.8% 3.3%
85 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
86 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 1 6 16.7% 3.0%
87 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 2 19 10.5% 2.9%
88 Falls Lake 15.1 2 20 10.0% 2.8%
89 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 4 57 7.0% 2.8%
90 Little Creek Trail 15.3 1 7 14.3% 2.6%
91 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 2 22 9.1% 2.5%
92 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 2 23 8.7% 2.4%
93 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 3 43 7.0% 2.4%
94 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 2 24 8.3% 2.3%
95 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 3 50 6.0% 2.1%
96 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 5 105 4.8% 2.1%
97 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 1 9 11.1% 2.0%
98 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 2 28 7.1% 2.0%
99 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 2 29 6.9% 1.9%
100 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 1 10 10.0% 1.8%
101 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 1 11 9.1% 1.6%
102 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 1 12 8.3% 1.5%
103 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 5 150 3.3% 1.4%
104 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
105 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 1 13 7.7% 1.4%
106 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 3 79 3.8% 1.3%
107 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 2 49 4.1% 1.1%
108 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
109 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 1 16 6.2% 1.1%
110 Beaver Marsh 16.7 5 194 2.6% 1.1%
111 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 2 50 4.0% 1.1%
112 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
113 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 1 18 5.6% 1.0%
114 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 8 424 1.9% 1.0%
115 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 1 19 5.3% 0.9%
116 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 2 61 3.3% 0.9%
117 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 1 21 4.8% 0.8%
118 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 9 568 1.6% 0.8%
119 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 1 22 4.5% 0.8%
120 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 1 30 3.3% 0.6%
121 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 1 31 3.2% 0.6%
122 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 1 43 2.3% 0.4%
123 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 1 47 2.1% 0.4%
124 Ritter Park 4.3 1 49 2.0% 0.4%
125 Fearrington Village 17.5 1 53 1.9% 0.3%
126 Inwood Rd. 7.3 1 58 1.7% 0.3%
127 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 1 65 1.5% 0.3%
128 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 1 67 1.5% 0.3%
129 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 1 68 1.5% 0.3%
130 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 2 264 0.8% 0.2%