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    Nigerian Ornithological Society


    Chris Merkord
    • Acronym
      NOS
    • Website
    • Geographic Scope
      International
    • Status
      Active
    • Year Established
      1964
    • Year Dissolved
      1978
    • Succeeded By
      <a class="ipsPages_csv" href="https://ornithologyexchange.org/resources/organizations/ornithol-org/west-african-ornithological-society-r204/">West African Ornithological Society</a>

    The Nigerian Ornithologists’ Society was founded in February 1964 by John H. Elgood, Professor of Zoology at the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) (died in 1998 — obituary in Malimbus 21: 74–75, 127–128) and Robert E. Sharland.

     

    The NOS publication, Bulletin of the Nigerian Ornithologists' Society, had for some time accepted papers on the birds of other West African countries until, on 17 September 1977 at Liverpool, the NOS Council, wanting to expand the reach of the society, invited French speaking ornithologists (e.g., Claude Chappuis) to discuss the matter and thereupon decided to “westafricanise” the society, and cover the entire West African region.

     

    In 1978 the society was renamed the West African Ornithological Society and the Bulletin was renamed Malimbus starting in 1979.


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