As earth-bound, bipedal creatures, our view of the world contrasts sharply with that of the miniature winged beasts we call songbirds.
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However, I have developed a particular affinity for hummingbirds, thanks to their colorful feathers, incredible physiology, and graceful behaviors.
The latest supplement to AOS’s Checklist of North and Middle American Birds includes major updates to the organization of the continent’s bird species.
Bird song has long been considered a sexually selected signal, used predominantly by male songbirds for territorial defense and mate attraction.
If you were searching for a summer home for your young family, would you choose a place amidst lush coastal meadows, or high up in the mountains?
The beauty of specimens in biological collections is that they keep serving researchers for an indefinite period of time after they have been collected.
When the fragment of calcareous plate was unearthed in sunny southeastern France, there was a hint of the presence within it of small fossil bones.
In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day, here are six favorite migration-related papers published in AOS journals in the past year.
The AOS Council has voted to approve changing the names of the Society’s journals from Auk to Ornithology and from Condor to Ornithological Applications.
The American Ornithological Society bestows the Brina C. Kessel Award every two years for a paper published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances.