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

Course Announcement: The Ecology and Conservation of Migratory Birds

The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation  will be conducting the course " The Ecology and Conservation of Migratory Birds" during the peak of 2018’s fall migration (September 17-28, 2018). This two week course at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia emphasizes emerging technologies and tools for advancing ornithological science. The … Continue reading Course Announcement: The Ecology and Conservation of Migratory Birds

Calling ALL STUDENTS! AOS 2018 Student & Post-doctoral Competitions for Travel, Presentation, and Research Awards are OPEN.

Student and PostDoctoral Travel Awards Competition Deadline to apply is 26 January 2018, 4:00 PM EASTERN Submit your application materials through the conference Registration Event in the OSNA Membership Portal For information on eligibility and other details, click here Student Presentation Awards Competition Deadline to apply is 26 January 2018, 4:00 PM EASTERN Submit your abstract and application through the conference … Continue reading Calling ALL STUDENTS! AOS 2018 Student & Post-doctoral Competitions for Travel, Presentation, and Research Awards are OPEN.

Congratulations 2017 Elliot Coues Award Winner – Dr. Kevin J. McGraw

The Elliott Coues Award recognizes outstanding and innovative contributions to ornithological research regardless of the geographic location of the work. The AOU established this award in honor of Elliott Coues, a pioneering ornithologist of the western United States and a founding member of the American Ornithologists' Union. The award consists of a medal and an … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 Elliot Coues Award Winner – Dr. Kevin J. McGraw

Congratulations 2017 Marion Jenkinson Service Award Winner – Dr. Erica Dunn

The Marion Jenkinson Service Award is given to an individual who has performed continued extensive service to the AOS, including holding elected offices but emphasizing volunteered contributions and committee participation. The award honors Marion Jenkinson Mengel, who served the AOU as Treasurer and in other capacities for many years. Past recipients who are at this meeting … Continue reading Congratulations 2017 Marion Jenkinson Service Award Winner – Dr. Erica Dunn