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 2018 | 17 Aug

Annual AOS Friday get-together at the Birdfair at Rutland Water NR. Meet food area. Full Birdfair dates 17-19 Aug - Celebrating 30 years 1989-2018.

Portland Bird Observatory | 14-16 Sep

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

Barnes WWT | 27 Oct

Annual visit to the London Wetland Centre (http://www.wwt.org.uk/visit/london/). Doors open 0930 hrs.


From the Forums - Visit the Forum

2018 Ringing Weekends at Merryfield | Posted April 15th 2018

The current plan is to use the weekends of 16/17 Jun and 7/8 July to establish nets and tents at RNAS Merryfield and ring some Nightingales amongst other b... read more

Re: Leighton Moss 2018 | Posted March 28th 2018

A thank you to Miss Badbirdwatcher and others who made this weekend so good. Delaying until the snow has cleared was a great call and the sun and positivel... read more

Searching for the Ivory-billed and Kaempfer's Woodpeckers | Posted January 15th 2018

Hi FolksJust a heads up.In March I shall be heading for the USA and Brazil in search of the Ivory-billed and Kaempfer's Woodpeckers. Regarding the Ivory-bi... read more