We welcome you to join us in Wilhelmshaven in September 2013! The Waterbird Society will hold its 37th annual meeting in 2013 in Germany for the first time. The Institute of Avian Research “Vogelwarte Helgoland”, one of the oldest ornithological research institutes in the world, will be the host. The meeting venue is the Stadthalle, [...]
John Ogden, one of the world's leading authorities on wading birds and a scientist who fought for and shaped Everglades restoration plans, died at 73. The long-time Redlands resident dedicated nearly 40 years to the Everglades, with a five-year stint out west to help rescue the endangered condor. Ogden worked for Audubon, Everglades National Park [...]
The Society is pleased to announce funding to support the Kushlin and Nisbet Grants. $9,000 is available this year to disperse for the Kushlan Award and $2,000 for the Nisbet Award. Please see the Grants page for more information.
Call for Abstracts for Oral and Poster Papers - 5th North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 14-18 August 2012. On 20 January 2012, the NAOC web site began receiving Abstracts for oral papers and posters, and invited symposium papers. The limit is approximately 250 words for all abstracts, excluding the title and author [...]
Welcome to our new President, Katharine Parsons!
The thirty-fifth annual meeting of the Waterbird Society was held 9-12 November 2011 at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. This was actually the second Waterbird Society meeting in calendar year 2011; the March 2011 meeting in Nebraska, held jointly with the North American Crane Working Group, was the society’s thirty-fourth annual meeting. Ellen Paul, [...]
See our Grant Awards Page.
The scientific program from our 2011 Annual Meeting in Annapolis, MD is now available: Final Scientific Program with Abstracts.
James A. Kushlan James A. Kushlan is a writer, scientist, educator, and conservationist. His research and conservation work focuses on waterbirds, seabirds, and wetlands. He has written over 200 papers and several books including Herons Handbook (1984), The Freshwater Fishes of Southern Florida (1987), Storks, Ibises and Spoonbills of the World (1993), Heron Conservation (2000), [...]
The USFWS Migratory Bird Program is inviting input on its proposal to advance marshbird monitoring; specifically feedback on a series of questions which will then inform a summit meeting late in the year. We are very interested in coordinating with Partners in Flight, especially in light of your unique capacity and key role in avian [...]