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13 October 2021

Webinar | “Meet Your Peers” Student Affairs Committee networking event, 5–6 p.m. EDT.

30 October 2021

Abstract proposals due for 2022 Wesley Lanyon Award.

31 December 2021

Applications for 2022 Student Membership Awards due.

27 June–2 July 2022

2022 joint meeting of the American Ornithological Society, Para la Naturaleza, and BirdsCaribbean, in San Juan, Puerto Rico


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Why AOS Now?


  • Ph.D. candidate (3rd year) in the Lovette Lab at Cornell University (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department)
  • Cornell Sloan Scholar
  • Former Co-chair of AOS Student Affairs Committee
  • Member of AOS Membership Committee, AOS Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Member of Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

“Birds are an exceptional vessel for appreciating the natural world, science communication, policy and advocacy. Ornithology brings many people together under this shared appreciation, and I love how AOS promotes a mission that every type of bird lover is welcome and respected in the community.”





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Congratulations to 2021 @AmOrnith William Brewster Memorial Award Winner, Marty Leonard, for her meritorious body of research on birds over a long and distinguished career. Read about Dr. Leonard's work in our latest AOS award winner profile on Wing Beat. https://t.co/0hkx4YK5Cm