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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.

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Locations where Red-cockaded Woodpecker has been recently reported in North Carolina

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

July 1

1Red-cockaded Woodpecker CCNC
1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

June 30

4Red-cockaded Woodpecker Fort Bragg Military Reservation
1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Croatan NF--Little Road

June 29

4Red-cockaded Woodpecker Croatan National Forest, New Bern US-NC 35.00540, -77.06568
1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Fort Bragg South (Restricted Military Access)

June 28

1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Carvers Creek SP--Sandhills Access
1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Croatan NF--Patsy Pond Nature Trail
5Red-cockaded Woodpecker Alligator River Gamelands (35.90167, -76.06017)
3Red-cockaded WoodpeckerFort Bragg Overhills (Restricted Military Access)

June 26

1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Unnamed Road, Marston, North Carolina, US (34.997, -79.522)
1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Marston, North Carolina, US (34.985, -79.529)
11Red-cockaded Woodpecker Fort Bragg North / West (Restricted Military Access)

June 25

3Red-cockaded Woodpecker Sandhills Game Land - Broadacres Lake
1Red-cockaded Woodpecker Croatan National Forest, Swansboro US-NC 34.72396, -77.05312