In her president’s report, Edna Appleberry lists the Wilmington Bird Club’s achievements in its first year since being “bludgeoned
into organized existence in February 1946.” Above, right: Members of the Wilmington Bird Club counted 11 avian species on the
Wrightsville Beach causeway on April 18, 1959.
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PHOTO BY HUGH M. MORTON/UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL LIBRARY