We usually think of a species as being reproductively isolated – that is, not mating with other species in the …
Because birdsAbout AOS
Affectionately known to some as the “green-headed monster,” the Mallard is one of the world’s most recognizable species of waterfowl.
I am lucky that one of the species of hummingbird I study, the Blue-throated Starfrontlet (Coeligena helianthea), occurs on my university’s campus in the mountains of Bogotá, Colombia.
1 October 2019
Membership renewal opens
14 October 2019
Officers and Elective Councilor nominations open
Fellow & Elective Member nominations open
29 November 2019
Officers and Elective Councilor nominations close
Fellows & Elective Member nominations close
Why AOS Now?
THOMAS W. SHERRY
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University
AOS President Elect
“Both ornithology in general and AOS especially benefit from the best science, but our care about birds and their environments increasingly call for action. I am convinced that AOS can up our bird conservation game, which is part of our mission, without jeopardizing scholarship or scientific credibility, and we arguably risk credibility otherwise!”