Photo Contest Deadline Extended!

Calling all photographers! We’ve extended the deadline for our AOS-BC Conference Photo Contest! You now have until Saturday, 30 July, to submit your shots and secure your spot in the running for our amazing prizes — including an angled Vortex Viper Spotting Scope valued at US$1,349.99!If you don’t think of yourself as a photographer, don’t …

AOS & BC 2022 Conference Recap

The American Ornithological Society & BirdsCaribbean 2022 (AOS & BC 2022) conference, On the Wings of Recovery: Resilience and Action, ended in early July, but our newly forged and strengthened connections will continue well into the future.  Our stimulating conference programming included 146 poster presentations; 143 presentations across 14 symposia; 280 contributed papers; eight roundtable …

“Puerto Rico Day” to highlight bird diversity and conservation on the “Island of Enchantment”

| Español | The American Ornithological Society (AOS) and BirdsCaribbean (BC), in partnership with local hosts Para la Naturaleza and Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc., are pleased to invite the general public to “Puerto Rico Day”—an all-day event highlighting the latest in avian research, education, and conservation on the “Island of Enchantment”—on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the …

Creating a Culture of Inclusion and Belonging at AOS & BC 2022

| Español | As a science, ornithology—and ornithologists—revel in diversity and understand its significance for innovation, evolution, and resilience. Ornithology has a checkered past and thus ornithologists today don’t fully represent the human diversity of our world. The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is working hard to change that. As part of our continued commitment to making ornithology …

AOS & BC 2022 Student Presentation Awards Competition

Applications are due by Sunday, 1 May 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) through the AOS Member Portal. Both the American Ornithological Society (AOS) and BirdsCaribbean (BC) will be giving Student Presentation Awards for oral presentations and posters as part of the 2022 joint conference. AOS will be giving 10 awards, and BirdsCaribbean will be giving …

Registration Now Open for AOS & BC 2022!

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for American Ornithology & BirdsCaribbean 2022 (AOS & BC 2022), a joint conference of the American Ornithological Society (AOS) and BirdsCaribbean (BC) with local hosts Para la Naturaleza and Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, to be held 27 June–1 July 2022 in San Juan at the Puerto …

Applications for Caregiver Grants

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all funding has been disbursed. We are pleased to provide Caregiver Grants to help attendees of the AOS & BC 2022 meeting to accommodate their various dependent-care needs. See the Family Resources page on the AOS & BC 2022 meeting website for more details. …

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