Name change of Gray Jay back to the original common name of Canada Jay

The Birds of North and Middle America Checklist is the official source on the taxonomy (classification and naming of birds) of birds found in North and Middle America, including adjacent islands.  This list is produced by the AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds (NACC). The NACC produces the Checklist of North American Birds, … Continue reading Name change of Gray Jay back to the original common name of Canada Jay

Faces of AOS: Danielle Belleny Bio

• Email: ybelleny@gmail.com • Twitter Handle: @bellzetal • My position with AOS: Communications Committee member • My current full-time title and institution: Graduate Research Assistant, Tarleton State University • My current career stage: Graduate Student • My lineage of mentors/labs: Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (undergraduate) Tarleton State University (graduate) mentors - Dr. Heather Mathewson, … Continue reading Faces of AOS: Danielle Belleny Bio

Faces of AOS: Tom Sherry Bio

• Email: tsherry@tulane.edu • Twitter Handle: @ThomasWSherry • Website/Blog/Etc: http://www.tulane.edu/~Sherry27/ • My position with AOS: AOS Fellow and President Elect (2020) • My current full-time title and institution: Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and New Day Professor III and Siegel Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design … Continue reading Faces of AOS: Tom Sherry Bio

Faces of AOS: Auriel M. V. Fournier Bio

• Email: aurielfournier@gmail.com • Twitter Handle: @RallidaeRule • Website/Blog/Etc: aurielfournier.github.io • My position with AOS: Early Career Committee Member - Professional Development SubCommittee • My current full-time title and institution: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center • My current career stage: Postdoc • My lineage of mentors/labs: BS in … Continue reading Faces of AOS: Auriel M. V. Fournier Bio

Congratulations 2018 AOS Peter R. Stettenheim Service Award Winner – Dr. Anna Chalfoun

In 2018, AOS established a new service award meant to carry on the tradition of the Cooper Honorary Member Award, one of the oldest awards in ornithology.  The new award is made in honor a senior ornithologist who has given extraordinary service to the AOS or its predecessor societies, the AOU and COS. The Executive Committee … Continue reading Congratulations 2018 AOS Peter R. Stettenheim Service Award Winner – Dr. Anna Chalfoun