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Updated version of the official Checklist of Alabama Birds available here.


The Alabama Ornithological Society’s Field Checklist of Alabama Birds was updated in October 2020. To download a copy in PDF-format, click here: When printing using Adobe Acrobat, for optimal page sizing select either “Actual size” or “Custom scale” (in the range 100-102%), not “Fit.” This checklist uses the taxonomy of the Check-list of North American […]

The AOS Featured Photographer Project

Black-necked Stilt (Photo Bob Reed)

Every few months, AOS selects a different member’s photographs to be featured on our website. The project is designed to highlight the high quality work of AOS members, and to foster an interest in nature photography and in birding in general. While you must be a current member of AOS to be considered, dues are […]

Greg Harber is Featured Photographer

DSC_8479, Tree Swallow

Greg Harber, born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, is a graduate of Auburn University and is now employed at UAB in the Microbiology Department.  Greg is a past president of Alabama Audubon (formerly Birmingham Audubon Society) and currently serves as Vice President for Field Trips.  He is also a past president of Dauphin Island Bird […]