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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 57 Number 2 (Spring 1993)

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Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 57 Number 2 (Spring 1993)

Table of Contents


Verified Winter Record of Scarlet Tanager at Charleston, SC, and a Review of the Winter Status of Scarlet Tanager in the Southeast United States. Douglas B. McNair and Jose Escobar pp 25–31

Spring Bird Count-1992 John O. Fussell III pp 32–45

General Field Notes

Scarlet Tanager Nest in Richland County, S.C. Bob Wood pp 46–47

Pine Siskin Nesting in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountain Province. Marcus B. Simpson, Jr. pp 47–49

December Sight Record of Sooty Shearwater in South Carolina. Douglas B. McNair pp 49–50

Breeding Status of the Black-throated Blue Warbler in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, South Carolina. Irvin Pitts, Jr. pp 50–53

Briefs for the Files

Spring 1992 Harry E. LeGrand, Jr. pp 54–63

Book Reviews

Bird Life of Mountain and Moorland pp 63–64

Back Matter

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