Membership is open to all persons interested in birds and birding. Login Contact ID. The American Ornithological Society publishes a number of professional journals, including The Auk and Ornithological Monographs. The Washington Ornithological Society (WOS) provides a forum for birders from throughout the state to meet and share information on bird identification, biology, population status, and birding sites. #AOSForum #COVID19 #ornithology, Advancing scientific knowledge and conservation of birds, New AOS Student Member Networking Resource, Enigmatic Bird Declines in Pristine Amazon Rainforest. Contact ID. The seventh North American Ornithological Conference (NAOC VII), which came to a close on Saturday, August 15, was a resounding success! Twenty-five responded to the letter and 21 were present at the first meeting. [6] There are three higher classes of membership, Elective Member, Honorary Fellow and Fellow. [1] Its members are primarily professional ornithologists, although membership is open to anyone with an interest in birds. Thank you to the reviewers of the 2020 Condor, volume 122 . Each Fellow may vote affirmatively for as many as there are vacancies. The quarterly journal, The Auk, has been published since January 1884. American Ornithological Society 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605 © 2020 American Ornithological Society. The conference, organized by nine societies and originally planned to convene in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was moved online as concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic grew. Thank you to the reviewers of the 2020 Auk, Volume 137 . We’re a diverse, global network of empowered professionals, working together to advance the scientific study and conservation of birds. A vote of two thirds of the Fellows at an annual meeting is required for election as a Fellow.[7]. American Ornithological Society members are exempt from author page charge fees and receive a 25% discount on Open Access publication fees. [2] In October 2016, the AOU announced that it was ceasing to operate as an independent union and was merging with the Cooper Ornithological Society to create the American Ornithological Society. The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is an ornithological organization based in the United States. Menu Data. The complete printed version of the 7th edition of the Checklist and its supplements are available to download. The world’s largest international ornithological society, AOS is more relevant today than ever, and we’re dedicated to supporting the scientists doing this critical work—for the sake of birds, humanity, and the planet. [4], Regular membership in the AOS is open to any dues paying person with an interest in birds. Nominations for Honorary Fellow are by a special committee appointed by the president or any three Fellows. Content Sources. Current Contact ID. American Ornithological Society, Chicago (Chicago, Illinois). In 2013, the American Ornithologists' Union announced a close partnership with the Cooper Ornithological Society, including joint meetings, a centralized publishing office, and a refocusing of their respective journals to increase efficiency of research. species: Gallinago stenura (Pin-tailed Snipe, Bécassine à queue pointue) A . The Condor also seeks social science studies and interdisciplinary papers: those that integrate biological, social, and/or economic data to document the value of ecosystem services provided by birds, the consequences of particular conser… The American Ornithological Society is an international society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of birds, enriching ornithology as a profession, and promoting a rigorous scientific basis for the conservation of birds. The Condor: Ornithological Applications has the #1 Journal Impact Factor score among ornithology journals in 2019 with a 2.628, as well as the #1 Five Year Journal Impact Factor of 2.614. The Union merged with the Cooper Ornithological Society in 2016 to form the American Ornithological Society. American Ornithological Society. Other committees are of special importance to ornithology. Its members are primarily professional ornithologists, although membership is open to anyone with an interest in birds. The American Ornithological Society’s (AOS) Student Affairs Committee is convening a monthly Zoom series to help students collaborate, build community, …. Partners. The society publishes the two scholarly journals, The Auk and The Condor as well as the AOS Checklist of North American Birds. Society of Canadian Ornithologists; Mexico.