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 2019 | 16 Aug

Annual AOS Friday get-together at the Birdfair at Rutland Water NR. Meet food area. Full Birdfair dates 16-18 Aug.

Tice’s Meadow #6 | 12-14 Sep

Ringing days. Autumn migrants and swallow roosts.

Barnes WWT | 14 Sep

Annual visit to the London Wetland Centre (http://www.wwt.org.uk/visit/london/). Doors open 0930 hrs. Brought forward a month for 2019.


From the Forums - Visit the Forum

Re: AGM Weekend - 12-14 Jul 19 | Posted July 18th 2019

A successful AGM weekend was had by all who attended this year's event in Yorkshire. Thanks to Paul for enabling our visit.The annual sweepstake on Saturda... read more

Fair Isle Obs | Posted March 14th 2019

Just picked this up on the news.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland-47528602/fire-destroys-fair-isle-bird-observatoryhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-sc... read more

Ringing Weekends at Merryfield Airfield | Posted December 11th 2018

The following weekends have been designated as ringing weekends by myself with RNAS Merryfield:COP 17 May - 19 MayCOP 14 Jun - 16 JunCOP 05 Jul - 07 JulThr... read more