Job Announcement: Meeting Manager

Position Description and Scope of Work  SUMMARY  The American Ornithological Society (AOS) seeks a Meeting Manager to support AOS’s Meetings Program, including our flagship event, an annual scientific meeting that attracts 800-1000 scientists from across the globe. The Meeting Manager will oversee all aspects of AOS’s Meetings Program, including managing an overall project timeline and …

Congratulations to the 2023 American Ornithological Society (AOS) Student Presentation Awards winners

Each year, the American Ornithological Society (AOS) bestows Student Presentation Awards on students at all levels (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral) who present outstanding posters or oral presentations at our annual meeting, this year held at AOS & SCO–SOC 2023 Conference held in London, Ontario, Canada.  We offer our thanks to the 2023 Student Presentation Awards …

Reproductive data collected over 20 years help guide recovery of a reintroduced population of critically endangered California Condors

By Victoria Bakker and Myra Finkelstein Related paper: Lead, trash, DDE, and young age of breeders linked to lower fertility in first two decades of reintroduction for critically endangered California Condors in California by Victoria J. Bakker, Myra E. Finkelstein, Daniel F. Doak, Rachel Wolstenholme, Alacia Welch, Joe Burnett, Arianna Punzalan, Joseph Brandt, Steve Kirkland, …

Species lump for the Western Flycatcher; species status for the goshawk of North America; and species splits in several Caribbean birds among 2023 Check-list changes

6 July 2023; 11:25 a.m. — Revised to correct the link to the article in Ornithology. The 64th Supplement to the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS) Check-list of North American Birds, published today in Ornithology, includes numerous updates to the classification of North American bird species.  A few highlights from this year’s supplement, detailed below, include …