Who We Are

Founded in 1922 as the New England Bird Banding Association, The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is one of the world’s major societies of professional and amateur ornithologists dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. AFO encourages the participation of amateurs in research, and emphasizes the conservation biology of birds.

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Recent JFO Articles

- Alex E. Jahn, Jose I. Giraldo, Maggie MacPherson, Diego T. Tuero, José Hernán Sarasola, Joaquin Cereghetti, Diego A. Masson, Marvin V. Morales
- Valentina Ferretti, Marcela Liljesthröm, Aldana S. López, Irby J. Lovette, David W. Winkler
- Rodney B. Siegel, Ron Taylor, James F. Saracco, Lauren Helton, Sarah Stock
- A. Townsend Peterson, Adolfo G. Navarro-Sigüenza
- Afonso D. Rocha, Pedro M. Araújo, Filipe R. Martinho, Jaime A. Ramos, José A. Masero
- Lisa O'Donnell, C. Craig Farquhar, Jason W. Hunt, Kelly Nesvacil, Jennifer L. Reidy, William Reiner, Jonathan L. Scalise, Christopher C. Warren
- Manuel A. Sánchez-Martínez, Gustavo A. Londoño

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