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
John Whitelaw does an admirable job of introducing us to a Central American understory forest bird community with photos of wonderful technical quality; there is little doubt that his images will provide the best looks most of us will ever get at many of these often enigmatic species.Randy Moore
Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences
Oregon State University
Evan Jackson | AFO Book Reviews Editor