Triangle Birder's Guide

The best birding spots in the Chapel Hill-Durham-Raleigh area of North Carolina.

Here's a general map of the area, showing dozens of good birding locations in Chapel Hill, Durham, Jordan Lake, and Raleigh area.
Click on the map for more information about a location or see our separate maps for Orange County, Durham County/Falls Lake, Chatham County/Jordan Lake, and Wake County/Raleigh lakes. And if you're new to the area, please take a look at the Newcomer's Guide to Triangle Birding by Ginger Travis as well as this new article about birding Jordan Lake by Caroline Gilmore. The name "Triangle" refers to the shape formed when you connect the area's three major research universities, UNC, Duke, and NC State (green line on map).