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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 72 Number 2 (Spring 2008)

Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 72 Number 2 (Spring 2008)Cover Sharp-shinned Hawk, 4 Dec 2007, Southern Shores, NC. Photo by Jeff Lewis.

Table of Contents

General Field Notes

First Record of Gray Flycatcher (Empidonax wrightii) for North Carolina Derb S. Carter, Jr. and Harry E. LeGrand, Jr. pp 41–43

Roof-nesting by Common Terns and Black Skimmers in North Carolina Susan Cameron pp 44–45

Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle) at Murrells Inlet: Third Documented Record for South Carolina Gary R. Graves pp 46–48

Fifty Years Ago in The Chat

June 1958 pp 49–50

Briefs for the Files

Winter 2007–2008 Ricky Davis pp 51–68

Back Matter

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