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 avocational ornithologists dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. AFO encourages the participation of avocational research, and emphasizes the conservation biology of birds. Members of AFO receive:
- Access to member-exclusive events and funding opportunities.
- Discounted registration for our vibrant annual meetings.
- Assistance with your animal care & field research permits through our continued participation in the Ornithological Council
Latest Book Review
“Clarke gives a very sensitive and respectful account of the various aboriginal world-views (plural, because these were themselves quite diverse), in which birds play central roles. So central, indeed, that human and avian identities often became merged.”Jeremy Mynott
Naturalist and Author of Birdscapes: Birds in our Imagination and Experience and Birds in the Ancient World
Evan Jackson | AFO Book Reviews Editor