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  • New species identified (Rasmussen does it again!)

    A new species of bird has been discovered in northeastern India and adjacent parts of China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the U.S., India and Russia. The bird, described in the current issue of the journal Avian Research, has been named Himalayan forest thrush Zoothera salimalii.
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  • Long-term research at Bahia Kina

    By Stephanie Jones
    In this edition of the Editor's Choice series, Stephanie Jones, Editor of Waterbirds, highlights an article from the December 2015 issue of Waterbirds (vol. 38, no. 4), titled Diversity, Abundance and Nesting Phenology of the Wading Birds of Bahía Kino, Sonora, México.
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  • AOU and COS agree to pursue merger

    Leaders of the AOU and COS formally approved pursuit of a merger of the two organizations at their annual meeting in Norman, Oklahoma. Both societies will be seeking input from their members as they take the necessary steps in this pursuit.


    UPDATE: 22 Dec 2015: Compilation of responses from members.

    UPDATE: 22 Sept 2015: AOU and COS leadership respond to inquiries from past COS presidents. Posted in the comments, below, with permission from the authors.



    UPDATE 14 Oct 2015: Society leadership reaches out to membership. See request for input below, under main article.
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  • That time of year again: The Annual Ornithological Council Pledge Break

    What is the Ornithological Council and why should you support it?

    The Ornithological Council is a great resource for ornithologists. We help researchers navigate the permit maze, address animal welfare concerns, publish the peer-reviewed Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research. The Ornithological Council is the voice of scientific ornithology. Learn more here!
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