We can be easily overwhelmed by the biological complexity of the tropics; visitors understandably flock to the eye-candy, the dancing manakins, colorful tanagers and quetzals in fruiting trees, and the hummingbirds visiting vibrant tropical flowers.
Because birdsAbout AOS
New research shows the glaring light in human-altered landscapes, such as livestock pastures and crop fields, can act as a barrier to big-eyed birds, potentially contributing to their decline.
The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is commencing a pilot program to provide graduate students with little or no experience in …
Late October 2020
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
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.”