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. 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
Three professional societies unite on National Science Foundation grant in effort to increase access and inclusivity in ornithology
Annual members meeting (virtual) on May 22, 2023
Use of acoustic monitoring to estimate occupancy of the Antioquia Brushfinch (Atlapetes blancae), a critically endangered species, in San Pedro de los Milagros, Antioquia
Latest Book Review
I celebrate the English translation and reduction in pages (from over 500 to 224), which turn the Field Guide to the Birds of Chile into a very good option as a companion on any trip to Chile….Valeria S. Ojeda, INIBIOMA-CONICET
Evan Jackson | AFO Book Reviews Editor