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Professor Scot Duncan will be Keynote Speaker at AOS Winter Meeting


Climate change is reshaping the Alabama landscape. More intense flooding and droughts. Stronger hurricanes. Sea level rise. Longer, hotter summers. How are these and other changes affecting Alabama’s birdlife? And, what should Alabama’s avian allies (that’s us!) do about it? Join Dr. R. Scot Duncan, Professor of Biology at Birmingham-Southern College and author of award-winning Southern […]

AOS Featured Photographers

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 […]

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 […]