About the Club

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.

The Club provides this website to all for free.

By becoming a member, you support the activities of the Club, receive reduced registration fee for meetings, can participate in bonus field trips, and receive our publications.

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North Carolina County eBirding

Leaders by county

CountyLeaderSpecies
Alamancedavid pennebaker145
AlexanderDwayne Martin188
AlleghanyBruce Young90
AnsonMichael McCloy169
AsheAl Hooks85
AveryAl Hooks96
BeaufortAnn Brice91
BertieAndrew Thornton30
BladenRoger Shaw69
BrunswickBruce Young200
BuncombeMichael McCloy117
BurkeDwayne Martin177
CabarrusNobody78
CaldwellDwayne Martin209
CamdenMichael McCloy48
CarteretScott Winton178
Caswelldavid pennebaker156
CatawbaDwayne Martin249
ChathamBruce Young204
CherokeeMichael McCloy56
ChowanAndrew Thornton31
ClayAndrew Thornton57
ClevelandMatthew Janson55
ColumbusAl Hooks39
CravenChristine Stoughton Root167
CumberlandMichael McCloy106
CurrituckScott Winton80
DareAl Hooks269
DavidsonAndrew Thornton66
DavieAndrew Thornton76
DuplinRoger Shaw69
DurhamScott Winton236
EdgecombeWS Barbour101
ForsythShelley Rutkin241
FranklinWS Barbour68
GastonMichael McCloy76
GatesMichael McCloy44
GrahamMichael McCloy89
Granvilledavid pennebaker164
GreeneAnn Brice78
GuilfordAndrew Thornton247
HalifaxMichael McCloy113
HarnettWS Barbour101
HaywoodMichael McCloy144
HendersonMichael McCloy172
HertfordMichael McCloy51
HokeMichael McCloy100
HydeScott Winton229
IredellDwayne Martin58
JacksonMichael McCloy149
JohnstonDavid Williams140
JonesScott Winton31
LeeWS Barbour100
LenoirDavid Williams78
LincolnDwayne Martin68
MaconMichael McCloy103
MadisonAndrew Thornton98
MartinMichael McCloy70
McDowellDwayne Martin77
MecklenburgMatthew Janson218
MitchellAl Hooks67
MontgomeryMichael McCloy120
MooreMichael McCloy206
NashAnn Brice102
New HanoverMichael McCloy212
NorthamptonMichael McCloy73
OnslowMichael McCloy113
OrangeBruce Young180
PamlicoChristine Stoughton Root225
PasquotankMichael McCloy38
PenderAnn Brice104
PerquimansAndrew Thornton28
Persondavid pennebaker208
PittDavid Williams66
PolkMichael McCloy75
RandolphAndrew Thornton200
RichmondMichael McCloy133
RobesonMichael McCloy74
RockinghamNate Swick139
RowanShelley Rutkin44
RutherfordKent Fiala62
SampsonWS Barbour60
ScotlandMichael McCloy103
StanlyMichael McCloy110
StokesShelley Rutkin89
SurryMichael McCloy109
SwainMichael McCloy146
TransylvaniaDave Minnich105
TyrrellAndrew Thornton105
UnionNobody184
VanceAnn Brice70
WakeWS Barbour221
WarrenAndrew Thornton38
WashingtonMichael McCloy140
WataugaAl Hooks132
WayneDavid Williams119
WilkesAl Hooks113
WilsonAnn Brice189
YadkinShelley Rutkin87
YanceyDwayne Martin100

Number of counties lead

Michael McCloy30
Andrew Thornton11
Dwayne Martin8
Al Hooks7
WS Barbour6
Ann Brice6
Scott Winton5
Shelley Rutkin4
david pennebaker4
David Williams4
Bruce Young4
Nobody2
Christine Stoughton Root2
Roger Shaw2
Matthew Janson2
Dave Minnich1
Nate Swick1
Kent Fiala1

County eBirding home

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