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Dr. Scott Robinson is AOS Fall Meeting Keynote Speaker


“Virtually everything I have contributed to science has come from direct observations and censuses of birds in nature, and these were skills that I developed while birdwatching as a youth.”  –Dr. Scott Robinson   Dr. Scott Robinson has been a professor at the University of Florida since 1993 and the Ordway Professor since 2003.  Before […]

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 […]