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The German Ornithologists‘ Society (Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft - DO-G) is dedicated to the promotion of all forms of ornithology. Founded in 1850, and now one of the oldest scientific organisations worldwide, we represent continuity and permanence.

In our internet pages we offer our readers up to the minute information on a variety of ornithological themes.

We heartily invite you to browse through the content of our website and inform yourselves about planned events and information on all aspects of the DO-G’s work. We trust that you will enjoy your visit to our website.

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NEW job offers:

  • Ph.D. student in Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology: consequences of ageing in gulls (Antwerp and Ghent)

DO-G Annual Convention 1-6 October 2014 in Bielefeld

Please find information (in German) here.

Registration of talks (until 31 March) and poster contributions (until 1 August) is open now. Please register here (in German).

7th International Woodpecker Conference 23-26 February 2014 in Spain

Title of the conference: Woodpeckers in a Changing World

Venue: Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque region), Museo Artium

The organising committee calls for abstract submissions (closing date: December 22, 2013).

The conference follows the path of previous conferences on woodpeckers organized by the Special Interest Group "Woodpeckers"of the German Ornithological Society (DO-G), which launched the initiative and will also hold its 25th meeting in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Find more information on the website of the woodpecker group.

10th Conference of the European Ornithologists' Union in Badajoz, Spain, 25-29 August 2015


at the University of Extremadura.

Information: EOU_2015_Invitation.pdf and www.eounion.org

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