About the Club

Mission Statement

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

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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 records 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, receive reduced registration fee for meetings, can participate in bonus field trips, and receive our publications.

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Other Resources (NOT sponsored by Carolina Bird Club)

The Chat Volume 8 Number 5 (November 1944)

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Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 8 Number 5 (November 1944)

Table of Contents


President's Message 65

News of the Local Clubs 66

Land Birds on the Sea. Thomas J. Jones 68

The North Carolina Bird Club Book Fund. Harry T. Davis 69

1944 Christmas Count, December 17-25 69

Birds to Be Looked for in the 1944 Christmas Count in Inland North Carolina C. S. Brimley 71

High School Ornithology Essay Contest 73

Bird Talks in Our Public Schools. Henry Magie 74

The Piedmont Club Bird House Contest. Emma Leah Perrett 75

Field Notes and News 77

With the Editor 80

Sustaining Members Inside Back Cover

Officers of the N. C. Bird Club Outside Back Cover

Local Clubs and Officers Outside Back Cover

The Chat master Table of Contents

The Chat main page

CBC main page