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Vogelwarte 55, issue 4/2017 - online out now

The last issue of vol. 2017, including a detailed report on our last Annual Convention in Halle (Saale) is out now - see PDF-download.

IOCongress Vancouver, August 19-26, 2018: Deadline for Abstract submission extended!
All abstracts must now be submitted by midnight, Thursday, March 29.

Round table and workshop proposals will be received until Sunday April 1, 2018.
For more details visit the congress website.

Announcement: 5th DO-G Meeting for Young Ornithologists "Next Generation Ornithology", 15-17 November 2018, Department of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, Germany. More details shortly on these pages.

IOCongress 19-26 August 2018 in Vancouver, Canada - REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  
DO-G is an official supporter of the IOC 2018.  Website IOC 2018

DO-G Annual Convention 2018 in Heidelberg - please note: The 151st Convention will be held one and a half weeks earlier than usual: Sept. 19 to 23, 2018!  More ...

Eurasian Ornithology Congress (IEOC), 23-27 April 2018, Heidelberg, Germany.  Abstract submission until 31 January 2018. Contact / Online registration/abstract delivery

1st Joint Meeting of Young Ornithologists DO-G / EOU - Vienna, 4-6 November 2016. 
Retrospect & Proceedings ...

Prof. Tim R. Birkhead new DO-G Honorary Member

Tim Birkhead, Professor at the University of Sheffield (UK), was appointed as Honorary Member of the German Ornithologists' Society. He was honoured by DO-G President Stefan Garthe at the DO-G's 150th Annual Convention in Halle (Saale)/Germany. ... Read more in laudation (PDF, in German)

ASN Award for DO-G Honorary Member Bob Ricklefs

(April 1, 2017) DO-G Honorary Member Robert Ricklefs gets Honorary Lifetime Membership Award of the American Society of Naturalists (ASN). More ... (PDF)

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