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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 79 Number 3 (Summer 2015)

Front Matter

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Cover of The Chat Volume 79 Number 3 (Summer 2015)Cover Least Bittern, 27 June 2013, Bear Island Wildlife Management Area, SC. Photo by Jim Guyton.

Table of Contents

General Field Notes

A Review of Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis) Breeding Records from the Southern Appalachians Ryan S. Mays pp 109–115

Nesting of the Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis) in the Black Mountains of North Carolina Ryan S. Mays and Aubrey O. Neas, Jr. pp 116–118

Nesting Mississippi Kites (Ictinia mississippiensis) in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Lucy A. Quintilliano, Donald W. Seriff, and Philip E. Fowler pp 119–124

Briefs for the Files

Spring 2015 Josh Southern pp 125–139

Fifty Years Ago in The Chat

September 1965 p 140

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