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Late October 2020

Nominations for Senior Professional AwardsService AwardsEarly Professional AwardsStudent Membership AwardsKatma Award, and Painton Award open

Kessel Fellowship applications open

Nominations for AOS Officers and Elective Councilors open

Nominations for Fellows and Elective Members open

1 December 2020

Student & Postdoc Research Award applications open

4 December 2020

Nominations for AOS Officers and Elective Councilors close

Nominations for Fellows and Elective Members close


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Why AOS Now?

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
Chair, AOS Early Professionals Committee

“Birds enrich our daily lives, providing us with an opportunity to consider the evolutionary and ecological connections among species and individuals. I’m proud to support AOS and our collective mission to strengthen our understanding and stewardship of avian life on Earth.”



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What’s So Special About Neotropical Insectivores? They're easily overlooked, but they've evolved dramatic feeding specializations, says Dr. Tom Sherry in a new blog post on Wing Beat. Image credit: Golden-crowned Spadebill by John P. Whitelaw. https://t.co/dowfDrTP5i