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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.

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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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The Chat Volume 57 Number 1 (Winter 1993)

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Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 57 Number 1 (Winter 1993)

Table of Contents


1992 North American Migration Day Count in South Carolina Robin M. Carter pp 1–6

General Field Notes

Pied-billed Grebe Breeding Records in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains Marcus B. Simpson, Jr. pp 7–8

First Breeding Record of Warbling Vireo in South Carolina Tim Kalbach pp 8–10

First Nesting Records of Piping Plover in South Carolina Richard Murray and Mary W. McDavit pp 10–11

Dark-eyed Junco Nests on Table Rock Mountain in South Carolina Heyward B. Douglass pp 11–13

Briefs for the Files

Winter 1991–1992 Harry E. LeGrand, Jr. pp 14–22

Book Reviews

Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains pp 23–24

Saving American Birds pp 24 and 13

Back Matter

Carolina Bird Club

The Chat master Table of Contents

The Chat main page

CBC main page