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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.

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The Chat Volume 56 Number 2 (Spring 1992)

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Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 56 Number 2 (Spring 1992)

Table of Contents


Kirtland's Warbler on the North Carolina coast in Fall: Its Occurrence and Possible Significance. Eloise F. Potter and Frank J. Radovsky pp 21–29

Call for assistance! p 29

General Field Notes

Observations of a Northern Wheatear on the North Carolina Outer Banks. John O. Fussell III pp 30–31

Praying Mantis Kills Hummingbird. Albeit E. Conway pp 31–32

First bandings of Connecticut Warblers (Oporornis agilis) in South Carolina. Bill Hilton, Jr. pp 32–34

First Record of Little Stint in North Carolina. Derb S. Carter, Jr., Richard E. Davis, Harry E. LeGrand, Jr, and J. Merrill Lynch pp 35–36

Book Review

Birds of the Smokies. p 36

Briefs for the Files

Spring 1991 Harry E. LeGrand, Jr. pp 37–44

Back Matter

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