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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Locations where American Black Duck has been recently reported in North Carolina

Only the most recent report per location is shown. Some reports may be pending verification.

June 30

6American Black Duck Pea Island NWR--North Pond
16American Black Duck Cape Hatteras NS--Cape Point
2American Black Duck Pea Island NWR--South Pond

June 29

1American Black Duck pea island
3American Black Duck Pea Island NWR--Salt Flats Wildlife Trail
15American Black Duck Pea Island NWR--North Pond Wildlife Trail

June 28

3American Black Duck Vernon Blades Park

June 27

16American Black Duck The Cut/ North Pond US-NC 35.73216, -75.50040

June 26

1American Black Duck Portsmouth Village - west
34American Black Duck North River Farms (permission required)

June 25

4American Black Duck Oyster Creek Neighborhood, Ocracoke