AOS is pleased to recognize Dr. Michael Butler, Dr. Nancy Chen, and Dr. Riccardo Ton as the 2017 recipients of the Early Professional Awards, the Ned K. Johnson Young Investigator Award and the James G. Cooper Young Professional Awards. ----------------------- The Ned K. Johnson Young Investigator Award recognizes work by an ornithologist early in his or her career who … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 AOS Early Professional Award Winners!
The William Brewster Memorial Award goes to the author or co-authors of an exceptional body of work on birds of the Western Hemisphere. The award was established in 1921 and is in honor of William Brewster, one of the founding members of the American Ornithologists' Union. Previous recipients include Geoff Hill, Steve Beissinger, Joanna Burger, Spencer … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 William Brewster Memorial Award Winner – Dr. James D. Nichols
Every two years, the American Ornithological Society bestows the Harry R. Painton Award for a paper published during the past four years in The Condor that makes an extraordinary contribution to ornithology. It includes a cash prize of $1,000. In 2017, the award goes to: Katie Dugger and co-authors* for their article published in 2015. Entitled “The … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 Painton Award Winners – Dr. Katie Dugger et al.
The Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award, established in 2005, recognizes extraordinary scientific contributions to the conservation, restoration, or preservation of birds and/or their habitats by an individual or small team. The award honors Ralph Schreiber, a prominent figure in the American Ornithologists' Union known for his enthusiasm, energy and dedication to research and conservation. The … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award Winner – Dr. Daniel Roby
The Loye and Alden Miller Research Award is given for lifetime achievement in ornithological research. Loye Holmes Miller and his son, Alden, left a remarkable legacy to the field of ornithology and to the American Ornithological Society. Together they sponsored 30 PhD students, 28 in avian biology, and their students in turn trained a total … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 Loye and Alden Miller Research Award Winner – Dr. Carol Vleck