These awards provide one year of free membership to students who have not previously been members of the society.
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You have probably heard the startling impact of a bird hitting a glass pane, or perhaps you’ve come across a dead bird beneath a window. While the effect on the bird was lethal, you were likely affected by that event too.
If you’re a predator that eats baby birds — say, an American Crow — eavesdropping on the begging calls of nestlings can be an easy way to find your next meal.
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Department of Biological Sciences, University of Windsor
AOS Student Membership Award Committee Chair
“The voices of birds exhibit extraordinary complexity and diversity, unrivalled in the rest of the animal kingdom. AOS fosters research on that complexity and diversity by supporting journals, meetings, grants, and awards. I am a proud member of AOS and proud of the important role that the society plays in research on the avian voice and all other components of ornithology.”