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  1. The 10th Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network Symposium will be held on 18-22 October 2017 at Ateneo de Davao University, Roxas Avenue, Davao City, Philippines. Hosted by the Philippine Eagle Foundation in partnership with the Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network and co-organized by Ateneo de Davao University, City Government of Davao City, Department of Tourism Region 11, and the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines – Raptor Group. The Symposium will officially start on 19 October 2017 and end with a farewell dinner on the evening of the 20th of October 2017. There will be a welcome dinner for the participants on 18th October 2017. Please make sure to arrive in the afternoon of the 18th to participate in the welcome dinner. Optional post-symposium field trips will be offered starting Sunday 22 October 2017.
  2. A new meeting has been added to the =1']Ornithology Meetings database. Meeting Description: This Conference offers a unique opportunity for Peregrine enthusiasts from all over the world to meet up to renew old acquaintances, make new friends and exchange knowledge, experience and ideas. It will be an international celebration of this truly spectacular and cosmopolitan bird for prey.The organisers of the Budapest Conference have the honour to announce Professor Tom Cade as a member of the Scientific Committee and welcome his generous proposal to count the next year’s Conference in line with the Madison (1965), Sacramento (1985) and Poznan (2007) Conferences, making it the 4th International Conference to be dedicated to the Peregrine Falcon. This Conference is a collaborative effort involving the following organisations: BirdLife Hungary /MME/ and Society for the Protection of Wild Animals “Falcon” from Poland. Meeting Website: http://peregrinus.pl/en/peregrine-conference-budapest-2017 Click here to view the meeting
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    4th International Peregrine Conference

    This Conference offers a unique opportunity for Peregrine enthusiasts from all over the world to meet up to renew old acquaintances, make new friends and exchange knowledge, experience and ideas. It will be an international celebration of this truly spectacular and cosmopolitan bird for prey.The organisers of the Budapest Conference have the honour to announce Professor Tom Cade as a member of the Scientific Committee and welcome his generous proposal to count the next year’s Conference in line with the Madison (1965), Sacramento (1985) and Poznan (2007) Conferences, making it the 4th International Conference to be dedicated to the Peregrine Falcon. This Conference is a collaborative effort involving the following organisations: BirdLife Hungary /MME/ and Society for the Protection of Wild Animals “Falcon” from Poland.
  4. A new meeting has been added to the =1']Ornithology Meetings database. Meeting Description: Conference hosts: Birds of Prey Programme, Endangered Wildlife Trustand BirdLife South Africa. Meeting Website: http://www.raptorresearchfoundation.org/conferences/upcoming-conferences/ Click here to view the meeting
  5. Conference hosts: Birds of Prey Programme, Endangered Wildlife Trust and BirdLife South Africa.
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    Meeting: 2018 AFO/WOS Meeting

    A new meeting has been added to the =1']Ornithology Meetings database. Meeting Description: 2018 Annual Meeting of the Wilson Ornithological Society will be jointly held with the Association of Field Ornithologists on June 7-9 at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga, TN. Inexpensive room blocks will be available at the attached Marriot Chattanooga Downtown and the nearby Days Inn Chattanooga-Rivergate. Chattanooga is a family-friendly location with lots of activities in the downtown areas and a plethora of local eateries. June will be an excellent time for local birding and several field trips will be available to participants. If you have questions about the meeting, please contact WOS representative Mark Deutschlander or local host David Aborn or AFO President Paul Rodewald Meeting Website: http://www.cvent.com/events/2018-afo-wos-meeting/event-summary-9bb245ec39b4492280fa6c65382e9f83.aspx Click here to view the meeting
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    2018 AFO/WOS Meeting

    2018 Annual Meeting of the Wilson Ornithological Society will be jointly held with the Association of Field Ornithologists on June 7-9 at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga, TN. Inexpensive room blocks will be available at the attached Marriot Chattanooga Downtown and the nearby Days Inn Chattanooga-Rivergate. Chattanooga is a family-friendly location with lots of activities in the downtown areas and a plethora of local eateries. June will be an excellent time for local birding and several field trips will be available to participants. If you have questions about the meeting, please contact WOS representative Mark Deutschlander or local host David Aborn or AFO President Paul Rodewald
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    American Ornithological Society

    The American Ornithological Society (AOS) launched in 2016 with the merger of the American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society, to serve ornithologists and advance ornithology in the 21st century. More about AOS.
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    Spixiana

    Zeitschrift für Zoologie
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    Zoologische Staatssammlung München

    The ZSM is, with over 25 million zoological objects (labels), one of the largest natural history collections in the world. The science conducted at the Bavarian State Collection involves research on the taxonomy, phylogeny, and natural history of animals, and provides an adequate and sustainable depository for zoological specimens. The ZSM publishes Spixiana.
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    Utah Birds

    Journal of the Utah Ornithological Society
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    The Adjutant

    Journal of the Army Ornithological Society
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    Army Ornithological Society

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    Holohil Systems Ltd.

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    Upcoming grant deadlines August, September, October

    Or edit the records in our Grants and Awards database yourself! Just view the record and click the "Edit" button in the bottom right. The database, like most of the resources on this site, is a wiki, meaning its up to the entire community to keep it up to date.
  16. From the Library of Congress record it appears this continues the Occasional papers of the Museum of Zoology 0097-0425 (DLC) 77648673 (OCoLC)1332171. This record needs to be changed to reflect that.
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    Wingspan

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    Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks

    The Lapwing once had many regional names; the Loon has a British-American identity crisis and the respectable-sounding Apostlebird is often called a Lousy Jack. Why do bird names, both common and scientific, change over time and why do they vary so much between different parts of the English-speaking world? Wandering through the scientific and cultural history of ornithology takes us to the heart of understanding the long relationship between birds and people. Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks uncovers the stories behind the incredible diversity of bird names, explains what many scientific names actually mean and takes a look at the history of the system by which we name birds. Ray Reedman explores the natural history and folklore behind bird names, in doing so unlocking the mystery of the name Scoter, the last unexplained common name of a British bird species.
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    New HardwareX journal

    I saw this interesting post on ECOLOG HardwareX, a new open access journal published by Elsevier, established to promote free and open source designing, building and customizing of scientific infrastructure (hardware). Eli maybe this is a home for some of your cool toys
  20. Spring in New Mexico can truly be enchanting. The cottonwoods in the bosque begin to leaf out, our community celebrates the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, and until recently, the High Plains Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival showcased the spring mating ritual of a bird emblematic of the Western plains. Today, however, the lesser prairie chicken is imperiled and needs all the conservation help it can get, including protection under the Endangered Species Act. Read more: http://www.abqjournal.com/780244/lesser-prairie-chicken-needs-help-in-nm.html
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    Delaware Museum of Natural History

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    NAOC workshop fees reduced

    Important New Information About Workshops Workshop fees have dropped before registration even opens! By raising the minimum requirement to 20 participants per session, we were able to significantly reduce the cost to participate in these important educational opportunities. We encourage everyone to sign-up early for these pre-conference workshops and classes as some may be canceled if the minimum number of participants is not met. Final decisions will be made by June 1 and registrants will be notified of any cancellations at that time. We have reflected these changes in the meeting announcement which can be viewed or downloaded here at any time. Or for a quick glance at the updated workshop fees, click here. We’re revising registration and these new fees will be available when registration opens early next week. Stay tuned as important NAOC 2016 details continue to develop. www.naoc2016.com
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