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Carla Cicero

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  1. The AOS Bird Collections Committee has a new website! https://americanornithology.org/professional-resources/collections-permitting-resources/ The site contains basic information including: permits with links to external resources an embedded Zotero library with references pertaining to collections, collecting, methods, management, data, field notes, etc. training resources meeting links and upcoming events collection data sources supplies and equipment This is a work in progress, so we will be adding new content to keep the site dynamic. If you have
  2. All proposals from the AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds have been moved to the AOS website and are available here: https://americanornithology.org/nacc/current-prior-proposals/ This includes three current proposal sets: 2020-A, 2020-B, 2020-C We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: https://americanornithology.org/nacc/guidelines-for-submitting-a-proposal
  3. Curators/managers of ornithological collections: Please see the invitation below for a data workshop to be held at the North American Ornithological Conference in Puerto Rico. If you actively manage collection data that are published to VertNet/GBIF/iDigBio, and want to see data standardized to make them more discoverable for research and education, this workshop will be of interest to you. Please fill out the form with your intent to attend, if you have not done so already. Title: Bird Data Harmonization Workshop invitation Date and time: Tuesday, 11 August 2020 Convenors: John Bates, Ca
  4. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has posted its comments on the 2019 proposals, and also has posted the first set of proposals for 2020. http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/2019.html http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/2020.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: https://americanornithology.org/nacc/guidelines-for-submitting-a-proposal A new Guidelines for English Bird Names has also been posted: https://americanornithology.org/nacc/guidel
  5. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has just posted two new sets of proposals (2019-C and 2019-D) on its website: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/2019.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposal_guidelines.html 
  6. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has posted a new set of proposals (2019-B) on its website: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/2019.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposal_guidelines.html 
  7. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has posted a new set of proposals (2018-C) on its website: http://checklist.aou..._proposals.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: http://checklist.aou...guidelines.html
  8. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has posted a new set of proposals (2018-B) on its website: http://checklist.aou..._proposals.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: http://checklist.aou...guidelines.html
  9. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has just posted a new set of proposals (2018-A) on its website: http://checklist.aou..._proposals.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: http://checklist.aou...guidelines.html
  10. Please join us next Tuesday for a webinar on Basic & Advanced Searching in Arctos! Mariel Campbell and John Dunnum (Collection Managers, Museum of Southwestern Biology at UNM), along with Kyndall Hildebrandt (Collection Manager, Museum of the North, UAM) will present a live demo of Arctos with time for questions and discussion at the end. When: October 10th at 3pm Eastern Where: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/room Learn more about Arctos: https://arctosdb.org Arctos data portal: http://arctos.database.museum Get in touch: arctos-working-group@googlegroups.com Can’t make it next week
  11. The 58th supplement to the Checklist of North & Middle American Birds is now published and available online through open access: http://www.americanornithologypubs.org/doi/pdf/10.1642/AUK-17-72.1 Votes and comments by the AOS Checklist Committee are also available online: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/current_proposals.html All changes have been updated in the online list of species: http://checklist.aou.org/taxa
  12. The AOS Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has just posted a new set of proposals (2017-C) on its website: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/current_proposals.html We encourage submission of proposals to the committee by non-members. Submissions should follow these guidelines: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposal_guidelines.html
  13. Field Methods for Studying Avian Migration Instructors: Adrienne Leppold and David Brinker Dates: Aug 21 - 27, 2016 Location: Eagle Hill Institute, Steuben, Maine Maine is a nexus of activity for both breeding birds and migrant individuals. This course has been scheduled to overlap the transition period from the breeding season into fall migration. The main topics of the course include 1) methods for capturing and marking wild birds, 2) methods for studying migratory behavior, and 3) data capture, analysis and application. Days will primarily be spent in the field; however some
  14. Interested in taking the 'work' out of field work? Wildnote is a technical innovation for mobile field data collection that is specifically geared to environmental sciences. They are interested in beta testers, so check it out at http://wildnoteapp.com.
  15. The AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds has posted votes and comments on the 2016 set of proposals on its website: http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/current_proposals.html The new 57th supplement is linked here: http://americanornithology.org/content/aou-checklist-north-and-middle-american-birds-7th-edition-and-supplements The committee is in the process of updating the online checklist.
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