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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Carolina Bird Club Contact Information

For questions or comments about this web site, or for bird-related questions, email the Web Site Editor.

For questions about membership, meeting or field trip registration, subscriptions, or any other club business matters, email the Headquarters Secretary . Do not send bird-related questions to this address.

To join the club, use the online membership form.

For questions or comments about the CBC Newsletter, email the Newsletter Editor.

For questions or comments about the The Chat, email the Chat Editor.

The club's postal address is:
Carolina Bird Club
1809 Lakepark Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612