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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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The Chat Volume 62 Number 3 (Summer 1998)

Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 63 Number 3 (Summer 1998)Cover: White Wagtail Phil Turner

Table of Contents


Recent Breeding Range Expansion of Cedar Waxwings in North Carolina David S. Lee and Herbert T. Hendrickson pp 141-148

General Field Notes

White Wagtail in South Carolina: First Record for US Eastern Seaboard Kenneth Behrens pp 149-152

Northern Fulmar Collected in South Carolina: Southernmost Verified Occurrence for Atlantic Coast William Post, Katherine Higgins, Lex Glover, and Taylor Piephoff pp 152-154

Red-billed Tropicbird Salvaged in South Carolina: First Specimen for State William Post, Dennis M. Forsythe, Randolph R. Scott, and Peter Worthington pp 155-157

White-winged Crossbill Observed in Richland County, South Carolina: First Record for South Carolina Robin Carter and Caroline M. Eastman pp 157-158

Briefs for the Files

Winter 1997-1998 Ricky Davis pp 159-169

Book Review

Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Tennessee pp 170-171

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