Man bird watching near ocean

Early Career

AOS Member since 2018, Prashant Ghimire from Nepal birding in Puerto Rico during AOS-BC 2022.

Birds flying over water

Birds are
Essential to
Our Future

Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica). Photo by Phil Battley.

Bird sitting on branch

Our 2023

Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica).

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Justice

Woman extracting bird from bird net

2022 Annual

2022 AOS William Brewster Memorial Award winner Amanda Rodewald extracting a Green Jay (Cyanocorax yncas) from a net near Jardin, Colombia. Photo by G. Santos.

Wing Beat

Faces of Ornithology

Ornithologists don’t fit into a single mold.  We work in all types of places, from academia, to museums, to government …

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28 April 2023

Applications due by 11:59 p.m. ET for 2023 Kessel Fellowships for Ornithological Research

8–12 August 2023

AOS & SCOSOC 2023 in London, Ontario; a joint meeting of the American Ornithological Society (AOS) and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists–Société des ornithologistes du Canada (SCO–SOC)


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Faces of AOS

Jarome Ali

“I joined AOS because I wanted to share my research with a community that cares deeply about ornithology and to build my academic network.”

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Latest Tweet

Call for Storytellers for the #AOS_SCO23 Storytelling Event! We are seeking five uplifting stories that express the theme of this year’s conference, “Birds as Bridges.” Story proposals are due by 4/27/23. @SCO_SOC