The Carolina Bird Club is a non-profit organization
that represents and supports the birding community in the Carolinas
through its website, publications, meetings, workshops, trips, and partnerships,
whose mission is
To promote the observation, enjoyment, and study of birds.
To provide opportunities for birders to become acquainted, and to share information and experience.
To maintain well-documented records of birds in the Carolinas.
To support the protection and conservation of birds and their habitats and foster an appreciation and respect of natural resources.
To promote educational opportunities in bird and nature study.
To support research on birds of the Carolinas and their habitats.
The Carolina Bird Club, Inc., is a non-profit educational and scientific
association open to anyone interested in the study
and conservation of wildlife, particularly birds.
The Club meets each winter, spring, and fall at different locations in
the Carolinas. Meeting sites are selected to give participants an
opportunity to see many different kinds of birds. Guided field trips and
informative programs are combined for an exciting weekend of meeting
with people who share an enthusiasm and concern for birds.
The Club offers research grants in avian biology for undergraduate and
graduate students, and scholarships for young birders.
The Club publishes two print publications (now also available online).
The Chat is a quarterly ornithological journal that contains scientific articles,
reports of bird record committees and bird counts,
and general field notes on bird sightings.
CBC Newsletter is published bimonthly and includes birding articles
and information about meetings, field trips, and Club news.
The Club provides this website to all for free.
By becoming a member, you support the activities of the Club,
reduced registration fee for meetings, can participate in
bonus field trips, and receive our publications.