Thank you to our reviewers in celebration of Peer Review Week 2021

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is proud to recognize and celebrate our reviewers this week during Peer Review Week 2021. This year’s globally celebrated theme, “Identity in Peer Review,” explores how personal and social identity factor into peer review and ways the scholarly community can develop and incorporate more diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices in …

Call for Abstracts: The 2022 Wesley Lanyon Award

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is pleased to invite abstract submissions for the 2022 Wesley Lanyon Award, which recognizes an early-career ornithologist who authors the best integrative review paper on avian science to be published in either AOS journal, Ornithology or Ornithological Applications. Members of the AOS who are doctoral students or no further than …

Applications for 2022 AOS Student Membership Awards Are Now Open

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Student Membership Awards program, which provides one year of free membership to students from anywhere in the world interested in pursuing a career in ornithology.  To be eligible, applicants must not have previously been members of AOS (including either AOU or COS), and …

2021 Schreiber Conservation Award Winner: Francesca J. Cuthbert

The Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award is an AOS senior professional award that honors extraordinary conservation-related scientific contributions by an individual or small team. One of this year’s two awardees of the Schreiber Award is professor Francesca (Francie) J. Cuthbert.

So much to eat, so little time: A rapid refueling stop on arrival in South America is key to epic migration of the Blackpoll Warbler

By Nicholas J. Bayly Linked paper: Rapid recovery by fat- and muscle-depleted Blackpoll Warblers following trans-oceanic migration is driven by time-minimization by Nicholas J. Bayly, Kenneth V. Rosenberg, D. Ryan Norris, Philip D. Taylor, and Keith A. Hobson. Ornithology. For scientists and bird watchers alike, when we think about epic migratory journeys, the Blackpoll Warbler …

Welcome to our two new associate editors for Ornithological Applications

Ornithological Applications welcomes two new associate editors. Olivia Smith is a postdoctoral fellow at Michigan State University. She studies how landscape context and local management impact the net effects of birds in farmlands. She is particularly interested in food safety issues. Her work is funded by the Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior program at Michigan State and the National …

Accessing supplementary materials for AOS journals

It has recently come to our attention that supplementary materials for articles published in the AOS journals, Ornithology and Ornithological Applications, are not currently accessible through BioOne. We are looking into this issue and hope to have it resolved quickly for our readers. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you are an …

You’re invited: AOS Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Planning Kick-off Webinar

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is developing a strategic plan for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) within our Society. This plan will build on the excellent efforts of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee and will help to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts are integrated across our entire organization. We want to hear …

AOS & SCO 2021 Virtual Meeting Available On Demand & By Recording

Couldn’t attend the AOS & SCO-SOC 2021 Virtual Meeting and want access to a “recordings-only” conference experience? We have great news! All recorded talks, posters, plenaries, and roundtables will be available for 90 days to all registrants after the meeting ends; you will be able to access and watch all recordings on demand. If you did not …