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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 74 Number 4 (Fall 2010)

Front Matter

Cover of The Chat Volume 74 Number 4 (Fall 2010)Cover Bobolink, 18 Sept 2010, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Jeff Lewis

Table of Contents


Occurrence of the White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) in South Carolina and Neighboring Regions, and its Relation to the Florida Population William Post pp 97–101

General Field Notes

First Record of California Gull (Larus californicus) for South Carolina Christopher E. Hill pp 102–103

Nesting Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus forficatus) in Greenville County, SC Paul Serridge pp 104–106

Briefs for the Files

Summer 2010 Josh Southern pp 107–116

Fifty Years Ago in The Chat

December 1960 p 117


Index to Volume 74 pp 118–128

Back Matter

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