AOS journals now accepting submissions of Insights and Monographs

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) journals, Ornithology and Ornithological Applications, are pleased to announce two new article types: Insights and Monographs.  Insights are invited, short papers (15 pages maximum, inclusive of all content except figures, figure captions, and tables) framed around a high-quality photo, video, audio, computer animation, or illustration of a bird, behavior, species …

Why Become a Reviewer for AOS Journals?

Reviewers are vital to the production of the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS’s) high-quality journals. If you are interested in helping AOS increase its reviewer pool, please consider the following ways to contribute.

Thanks to departing associate editor for Ornithological Applications

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) thanks Dr. Amy Davis, who is departing after several years as an associate editor for Ornithological Applications. Dr. Davis is a computational biologist at the National Wildlife Research Center in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her current work focuses on the effective surveillance and management of rabies in wildlife and, generally, on …

Celebrating the increased impact of Ornithology and Ornithological Applications

The Journal Citation Reports™ from Clarivate 2022 have been released and we are delighted to announce that latest Impact Factors for the American Ornithological Society (AOS) scientific journals, Ornithology and Ornithological Applications, have increased, placing them at the top of their field with Ornithological Applications ranked 1st and Ornithology ranked 3rd in the Ornithology category. …

Automated Bird Surveys? How to make ARUs and AI work for you

by Jerry Cole Linked paper: Automated bird sound classifications of long-duration recordings produce occupancy model outputs similar to manually annotated data by Jerry S. Cole, Nicole L. Michel, Shane A. Emerson, and Rodney B. Siegel. Ornithological Applications.  New technology is exciting! It’s always fun to brainstorm ways you can use the latest and greatest thing …

Advances in Avian Diet: Methods and Applications, Part 3

By Sabrina S. Taylor, Senior Editor, Ornithology The final two papers in a Special Feature highlighting Advances in Avian Diet: Methods and Applications have been published in the AOS journal Ornithology (see the links below or the January 2022 issue of Ornithology and the February 2022 issue of Ornithological Applications for six previously published articles). …

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, …

Advances in Avian Diet: Methods and Applications, Part 2

By Sabrina S. Taylor, Senior Editor, Ornithology A Special Feature bringing together a series of papers highlighting Advances in Avian Diet: Methods and Applications in the AOS journals Ornithology and Ornithological Applications has published the next two papers of the series in the February 2022 issue of Ornithological Applications (see the links below or the …

Thanks to incoming and departing associate editors for Ornithological Applications

The American Ornithological Society thanks Dr. Amanda Hale and Dr. Clark Rushing, who are departing after several years as associate editors for Ornithological Applications. Dr. Hale is a professor and graduate program director at Texas Christian University. Her research investigates many aspects of conservation biology, including the impact of wind energy on birds and bats. …