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.

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Disruption to Events Programme 2020 - H2 Update | 1 Jun - 31 Dec

All AOS events for the remainder of the year are now cancelled.

CANX - Barnes WWT | TBC

CANCELLED - Annual visit to the London Wetland Centre (

CANX - Slimbridge WWT | 19 Dec


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Portland weekend 2020 | Posted August 03rd 2020

I have just spoken to Martin at the Obs and it is highly unlikely that they will be open for residential stays in the near future. With that in mind, I wil... read more

April Nestbox Check Cancelled | Posted April 05th 2020

The nestbox check scheduled for 15 April is cancelled.

April Dates Cancelled | Posted April 05th 2020

The Ringing Weekend (1 of 5) at Merryfield Airfield scheduled for 10-12 Apr is cancelled.