Army Ornithological Society

Welcome to the Army Ornithological Society's website.  Within these pages you will get an idea of the sort of birding that we do, the diverse activities which we enjoy, and the contribution that the Army Ornithological Society makes to conservation at home and abroad.  From Aldershot to Afghanistan and a few places en route, this website will give you a taste of Army Birding.


Upcoming Events - View all events

Great Britsh Beer Festival | 9 Aug

Wed 9 Aug. Alternative birding at CAMRA's Great Britsh Beer Festival, Olympia, London. Doors open 1200 hrs. Full festival 8-12 Aug.

Birdfair 2017 | 18 Aug

Annual AOS Friday get-together at the Birdfair at Rutland Water NR. Meet restaurant area. Full Birdfair dates 18-20 Aug.

Catterick | 18-20 Aug

Ringing weekend (1.5 days) at Foxglove Covert, Catterick for both potential ringers and those of all abilities. Accommodation in garrison barracks (TBC).


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Facebook Page | Tue, 13 Jun

Our outward facing Facebook page is now up and running here:https://www.facebook.com/Armybirding/please visit it and like it and share it far and wide. If you have…

Ringing at Merryfield 23 - 25 June | Wed, 07 Jun

Last of the Nightingale sessions and similar format to the May and early June weekends.Meet after 4:00pm on Friday at RNAS Merryfield where the Guard will be expecting…

Re: Ringing at Merryfield 2nd - 4th June | Wed, 07 Jun

A great weekend despite the rain coming in at times and stopping play.Over 100 birds processed between showers and 2 Nightingales (one with a French ring). Juveniles…