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

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).

Portland Bird Observatory | 15-17 Sep

Annual visit to Portland for migrants and, maybe, rarities. Expressions of interest via Message Board.


From the Forums - Visit the Forum

Re: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17 | Wed, 26 Jul

Current people ringing at Foxglove are;Me (A)Carl Powell (A)Ann PowellColin Gunnel (C)Andrew Bray (C)Jo Rooney (T)Neil StephensonJulia Springett (A)Martin Routledge…

Re: Ascension 21 May - 3 Jun 2017 | Tue, 04 Jul

Still not looking good for Ascension...http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40442318

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…