The American Ornithological Society (AOS) names Judit Szabo as new Ornithological Applications editor-in-chief

May 3, 2024—CHICAGO—The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is pleased to announce Judit K. Szabo, Ph.D., as the incoming editor-in-chief for its top-ranked journal, Ornithological Applications. Beginning on May 1, 2024, Dr. Szabo will work in partnership with the journal’s current editor-in-chief, Catherine Lindell, Ph.D., until June 30, 2024, and will take on full responsibility as …

American Ornithological Society Will Change the English Names of Bird Species Named After People

“There is power in a name, and some English bird names have associations with the past that continue to be exclusionary and harmful today,” says president. “The time has come for us to transform this process and redirect the focus to the birds, where it belongs,” says CEO.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  media@americanornithology.org CHICAGO (November …

AOS 2024 Nominations and Applications Open

Nominations are now open for the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS) 2024 Council, Classes of Fellows and Elective Members, and various Society awards. You can help make the AOS stronger by participating in these important annual elections for leadership roles within our Society and by recognizing the achievements of our members.

Bird scientists flock to London, Ontario, to share the knowledge and passion for birds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LONDON, ONTARIO, CANADA — August 1, 2023 — More than 750 of the world’s leading bird experts and bird conservation practitioners are meeting in London, Ontario, from August 8–12 to take part in the 2023 joint American Ornithological Society (AOS) and Society of Canadian Ornithologists – Société des ornithologistes du Canada (SCO–SOC) …