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

Sri Lanka | TBC

16 day trip for birds and curry.

Tice’s Meadow #2 | 25 Mar

Nestbox check. Midweek. Provisional (weather dependent).

Merryfield #1 | 10-12 Apr

Provisional. Ringing Weekend (1 of 5) at Merryfield Airfield.


From the Forums - Visit the Forum

Wilding | Posted January 11th 2020

Just finished reading Isabella Tree's book Wilding - The Return of Nature to a British Farm. In my opinion this is a must read book for all AOS members. Se... read more

More Birds Than Bullets | Posted January 11th 2020

Geoffrey McMullan's new book More Birds Than Bullets is released on 30 January 2020. Details about the book, including pre-order options, can be found at t... read more

Slimbridge WWT - Sat 14 Dec 19 | Posted November 17th 2019

Meet in car park from 0915. Centre opens 0930. First port of call will be the café for a bacon/sausage butty.