“Planet earth is in a global biodiversity and environmental crisis. Ornithologists and Fellows of the International Ornithologist’ Union Professor Lucia Severinghaus and Professor Yossi Leshem are featured in “The Future of Birds” documentary film by Jocelyn Demers. They join the many voices from ornithologists, scientists, birders and others around the world in a shared concern for birds and help us to understand the crucial role that birds play in the interconnectedness of the global natural world, why we need to be concerned and what can be done”
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Ornithology is a global discipline addressing all levels of avian biology in birds from ecosystems to molecules, linking basic and applied research, and nurturing education and outreach. The IOU seeks to support, promote, and advance avian biology.
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All members of the IOU have free access to the new forum. Here, you can discuss recent research, ask questions on field work, methods, conservation, issues, ...
The IOU is hosting the International Ornithological Congresses (#IOCongress) on a 4-years turnus. We will inform members about all details ...
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This position will supervise, coordinate and oversee the conservation of birds (primarily shorebirds, marsh birds, beach nesters, waders, and raptors), the Environmental Review program, and implementation of Delaware's Wildlife Action Plan. The incumbent will serve as primary point of contact for NatureServe/Biotics and other data, biodiversity, and climate change work groups. This position will supervise three full-time Environmental Scientists and multiple seasonal employees, issue scientific collecting and wildlife rehabilitation permits, and assist with writing and administrating grants and associated budgets.
IOCongress 2022 - Press release. International Ornithologists' Union partners with South Africa’s University of KwaZulu-Natal for 28th International Ornithological Congress® (IOCongress®)
Durban, South Africa, 14 – 20 Aug. 2022
Durban, largest city in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal, will host ornithology's largest global congress in 2022.
The European Ornithological Union is very happy to announce that the venue of the 12th EOU Conference will be in Cluj, Romania in August 2019. Cluj will be a perfect setting for the congress as being situated in a part of Europe that has not so far hosted our conferences. This will provide us with great opportunities to experience this very beautiful region and the visit will surely be a memory for life. The EOU Congresses aim at providing opportunities for avian researchers of all fields and from all corners of Europe
Dear IOU member, dear colleagues, Springer just published the first topical collection from the IO-Congress in Vancouver, last year. Please find the link to the documents here: https://link.springer.com/journal/10336/topicalCollection/AC_1871a4578ad1658185dd60a4a65a7997