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.
The gut microbiome has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years, and Morgan Slevin is studying how its diversity affects cognition in birds.
AOS is pleased to announce Dr. Nicholas A. Mason, Dr. Sara Kaiser, and Dr. Jennifer Walsh as the 2020 recipients of the society’s Early Professional Awards
The AOS Council has voted to approve changing the names of the Society’s journals from Auk to Ornithology and from Condor to Ornithological Applications.