Since the Covid situation in Europe is very unstable at the moment and nobody can predict when we are back to normal, the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and the Scientific Program committee (SPC) of the European Ornithologists’ Union have decided to postpone the 13th EOU Meeting planned for September 2021 in Giessen.
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