Congratulations to the 2022 AOS Kessel Research Fellowship Awardees

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is pleased to announce the awardees of the 2022 Kessel Research Fellowships for early-career scientists. Two new $15,000 fellowships were awarded to Dr. Umesh Srinivasan and Dr. Amberleigh Henschen to support their ornithological research. Congratulations to these awardees!  These fellowships have been made possible through a generous bequest by Dr. …

2023 Nominations & Applications Now Open

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) has opened nominations for our 2023 Council, Classes of Fellows and Elective Members, and various Awards! We are committed to building an inclusive and welcoming organizational culture that celebrates the contributions of our members to the AOS and to ornithology. You can help make the AOS stronger by participating in …

Nominations Open for 2023 AOS Awards

Nominations are now open for the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS) 2023 awards! Each year through our awards program, the AOS celebrates the notable achievements of ornithologists who are engaged in critical and innovative avian research and conservation science, research publication, and service to the Society. We rely on YOU, our members, to nominate your colleagues, …

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 AOS Student Presentation Awards

Every year, the American Ornithological Society bestows Student Presentation Awards on students at all levels (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral) who present outstanding posters or oral presentations at our annual meeting.  At the AOS & BC 2022 Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we had 64 volunteer judges and 93 student presentations. We extend our …

Congratulations to the AOS 2022 Brina C. Kessel Award Winners

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) scientific journal, Ornithology, is among the top journals for the dissemination of current ornithological research. Ornithology publishes original research that tests fundamental, scientific hypotheses through ornithological studies and advances our understanding of living or extinct bird species. Descriptive studies are considered for publication if they present important discoveries or methodological …

Congratulations to the 2022 American Ornithological Society (AOS) Award Winners

Every year, the American Ornithological Society (AOS) presents a range of awards honoring members for their ornithological research and their service to the Society. The work of the 2022 awardees ranges across the spectrum of ornithological science, from conservation to ecology to evolution, and includes invaluable service to the AOS and ornithology. This year’s awardees …

Finalists Announced for the 2022 AOS Wesley Lanyon Award

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is pleased to announce that the following four early-career researchers have been invited to submit review papers to the AOS journals, Ornithology and Ornithological Applications, in the competition for the 2022 Wesley Lanyon Award, based on proposals each submitted to the editors-in-chief and senior editors. Ornithological Applications Finalists Alex Sutton, …

2021 Peter R. Stettenheim Service Award Winner: Fred Sheldon

Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature profiles of the previously announced winners of the 2021 AOS awards in a series of posts on Wing Beat. In 2018, the American Ornithological Society (AOS) established the Peter R. Stettenheim Service Award, intended to carry on the tradition of the Cooper Ornithological Society’s Cooper Honorary …

2021 Marion Jenkinson Service Award Winner: Sara Kaiser

Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature profiles of the previously announced winners of the 2021 AOS awards in a series of posts on Wing Beat. The AOS Marion Jenkinson Service Award is given to an early- or mid-career ornithologist who has performed continued extensive service to AOS, including holding elected offices, but …

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 …