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Reviewers are vital to the production of the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS’s) high-quality journals. If you are interested in helping AOS increase its reviewer pool, please consider the following ways to contribute.

Thanks to departing associate editor for Ornithological Applications

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) thanks Dr. Amy Davis, who is departing after several years as an associate editor for Ornithological Applications. Dr. Davis is a computational biologist at the National Wildlife Research Center in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her current work focuses on the effective surveillance and management of rabies in wildlife and, generally, on …

Nominations Open for 2023 AOS Awards

Nominations are now open for the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS) 2023 awards! Each year through our awards program, the AOS celebrates the notable achievements of ornithologists who are engaged in critical and innovative avian research and conservation science, research publication, and service to the Society. We rely on YOU, our members, to nominate your colleagues, …

Congratulations to the AOS 2022 Class of Fellows, Elective Members, and Honorary Fellows

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) officially welcomes the 2022 classes of AOS Fellows, Elective Members, and Honorary Fellows. Individuals are elected to these special membership classes in recognition of their contributions to ornithology and to the AOS. Congratulations to our newest members of these distinguished groups! 2022 Fellows Michael J. AndersenJameson F. ChaceGeorge A. ClarkKristen …

The AOS Welcomes the Addition of Two Student Council Members

The AOS is pleased to announce that starting in August 2023, we will have two voting student representatives on the AOS Council!  On 27 June 2022, the AOS Council and the AOS Fellows voted to approve amendments to the Society’s bylaws that formalize two student positions on the AOS Council. The AOS has long recognized …

Celebrating the increased impact of Ornithology and Ornithological Applications

The Journal Citation Reports™ from Clarivate 2022 have been released and we are delighted to announce that latest Impact Factors for the American Ornithological Society (AOS) scientific journals, Ornithology and Ornithological Applications, have increased, placing them at the top of their field with Ornithological Applications ranked 1st and Ornithology ranked 3rd in the Ornithology category. …

Sixty-third Supplement to the AOS Check-list of North American Birds Publishes Today in Ornithology

The Sixty-third Supplement to the Check-list of North American Birds, a publication of the American Ornithological Society (AOS), is published today in the journal Ornithology and includes numerous updates to the classification of North American bird species. A few highlights from this year’s supplement, detailed below, include species splits in meadowlarks, kites, and several hummingbird …

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 AOS Student Presentation Awards

Every year, the American Ornithological Society bestows Student Presentation Awards on students at all levels (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral) who present outstanding posters or oral presentations at our annual meeting.  At the AOS & BC 2022 Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we had 64 volunteer judges and 93 student presentations. We extend our …