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

Tice’s Meadow #3 | Apr

Ringing days. Various controlled visits to monitor use of nest boxes and to ring brooding adults.

Finland | 14-20 May

A week long trip with an opportunity to see Great Grey, Ural, Hawk, Tengmalm's and Pygmy Owl. Full details on message board.

Merryfield #2 | 14-16 Jun

Ringing Weekend (2 of 3) at Merryfield Airfield.


From the Forums - Visit the Forum

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

AGM Weekend - 12-14 Jul 19 | Posted December 12th 2018

The location and date of the AGM have been changed and the AGM now take place over the weekend 12-14 Jul based on Pocklington, East Yorkshire.Details TBC b... 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