The Centro Italiano Studi Ornitologici - CISO is a cultural, non political, non profit association which aims at the promotion of ornithological activity and research in Italy, working in connection with University Institutes and Departments, Natural History and Science Museums, recognized ornithological association and non professional ornithologists.
Instruments of this activity are :
- The ornithological journal AVOCETTA
- The Italian Ornithological Conferences CIO
- The Italian Ornthological Committee COI
- The creation of working groups and coordination research projects on specific themes in the ornithological and environmental fields
- Serials linking to this organization: Avocetta