Global warming is increasingly affecting wild bird populations, and because the Arctic is warming more rapidly than any other part of the world, populations of Arctic migratory birds are potentially the most vulnerable.
Have you ever wondered who’s in charge of AOS? The governing body of the society is the AOS Council.
The American Ornithological Society is pleased to announce that the following six early-career researchers have been invited to submit review papers to AOS journals as competitors for the Wesley Lanyon Award, based on the abstracts they provided this summer: Jessie Williamson, University of New Mexico: “Elevational niche-shift migration: Ecology, evolution, and physiology of a unique …
Dialects, a well-known feature of human languages, can also be found in the vocalizations of various bird species.
Early in their ecology classes, students learn that plants and animals facing a changing climate have three options: adapt, move, or die.
Reproduction and migration are the two most demanding tasks in a bird’s life, and the vast majority of species separate them into different times of the year.
Few groups of organisms possess striking visual displays that rival the bright colors and intricate patterns of bird feathers.
The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is honored to announce that we are accepting applications for the new Kessel Research Fellowship Program.
In the first two years of my PhD I applied for a slew of small grants and was roundly rejected from every single one. Multiple times.
There’s no shortage of studies demonstrating that conditions during one part of birds’ annual of breeding and migration cycle can affect individuals in subsequent stages — a phenomenon known as carry-over effects.