What do you do when you have to teach field ornithology during a lockdown? This is the dilemma that I shared with many college instructors this spring.
Population size estimation is experiencing a bit of a renaissance, due in no small part to the recent “three billion birds lost” paper by Rosenberg et al.
In 2018, the American Ornithological Society established the Stettenheim Service Award to carry on the tradition of the Cooper Honorary Member Award.
More Americans are discovering birding as a hobby during the pandemic, but for many ornithologists, bird research will look quite different this year.
Bird song has long been considered a sexually selected signal, used predominantly by male songbirds for territorial defense and mate attraction.
If you were searching for a summer home for your young family, would you choose a place amidst lush coastal meadows, or high up in the mountains?
The Marion Jenkinson Service Award is given to an individual who has performed continued extensive service to the American Ornithological Society.
The beauty of specimens in biological collections is that they keep serving researchers for an indefinite period of time after they have been collected.
When the fragment of calcareous plate was unearthed in sunny southeastern France, there was a hint of the presence within it of small fossil bones.
In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day, here are six favorite migration-related papers published in AOS journals in the past year.