Nomination period extended for AOS Officers & Elective Councilors

The AOS Committee for Nomination of Officers and Elective Councilors is continuing to seek nominations, including self-nominations, for the following leadership positions, which will be on the upcoming 2022 ballot: President-Elect  Secretary Treasurer  Elective Councilor (4 seats for election). The Committee is seeking a diverse array of nominees and is extending the nomination period through …

Congratulations to the 2022 AOS Student Membership Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 American Ornithological Society (AOS) Student Membership Awards! These awards provide one year of free membership to students who have not previously been members of the Society. These 34 undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students come from 11 countries. We are excited to welcome them to our Society and look …

Call for Associate Editors for AOS Journals

Interested in joining the editorial board of Ornithological Applications or Ornithology? Associate Editors manage the peer-review process by assigning papers (maximum of one new manuscript per month) to reviewers, synthesizing reviews received, and making recommendations to the Senior Editors or Editor-in-Chief. They also serve as ambassadors for the AOS journals and encourage manuscript submissions from …

Call for Abstracts for Oral Presentations and Posters

Submission Deadline Extended: March 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM ETSubmission form: AOS Member Portal Post updated 3/8/22 to extend the submission deadline. We invite ornithologists to present their work at the 2022 joint conference of the American Ornithological Society and BirdsCaribbean, with local hosts Para la Naturaleza and Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, to be held in …

Thank you from AOS Leaders

Wow — what a year! As we think back on everything that happened in 2021, we reflect on the strength and resilience of our community and our gratitude at working alongside such dedicated, passionate and skilled colleagues. Through your research, your service to AOS, your engagement, and your financial support, you create the diverse, vibrant, …

AOS journals now accepting video abstract submissions for published papers

The American Ornithological Society (AOS), with the help of our publisher, Oxford University Press, now has the capacity to promote video abstracts to accompany published research. We expect this capacity will improve the reach of our articles and make them more accessible to a wider audience. Authors of accepted manuscripts for new issues of Ornithology …

Call for Keynote and Plenary Speakers

The American Ornithological Society and BirdsCaribbean seek nominations for Keynote and Plenary speakers for our joint 2022 Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 27 June to 2 July 2022. The conference theme is “On the Wings of Recovery: Resilience and Action.” We anticipate inviting 3 to 5 speakers who will address a diversity of relevant …