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The Washington Ornithological Society was chartered in 1988 to increase knowledge of the birds of Washington and to enhance communication among all persons interested in those birds.

 Here’s your complete information about 2019 Annual Conference in Moses Lake!

The 2019 Annual WOS Conference will be held May 9-13 in Moses Lake. That’s Mother’s Day weekend, but WOS is hoping many moms will choose to celebrate the weekend with some great birding in this wonderful birding area. The conference webpages will be updated continuously as needed, so go here for the latest conference information.

 The February/March newsletter is out!

WOSNews Issue 178 contains complete information about the upcoming Annual Conference in Moses Lake. But that’s not all! You’ll also find a book review about the mysterious world of seabirds, Tom Bancroft’s account of finding some Least Flycatchers far out of their range in a Conboy NWR aspen grove, WOS’s annual financial statement, a list of the latest new WOS members, and other information. The newsletter is available at: WOSNews 178

 Read the new issue of the Washington Birds scholarly journal

A new volume of WOS’s Washington Birds scholarly journal has just been published and is now available on this website: Washington Birds Volume 12

 Attend WOS monthly meetings from afar!

WOS members who live outside the Seattle area can still attend WOS’s fabulous monthly meeting programs, using a computer, laptop, tablet or phone! Go to WOS’s Monthly Meetings page for more information. It’s easy!

  Monthly Meeting
  • March 4, 2019 7:00 pmWDFW wildlife biologist Jason Fidorra on Burrowing Owls in the Tri-Cities Area
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  Field Trips
  • February 23, 2019Clark County late winter search with Randy Hill et al
  • March 9, 2019 8:00 amWhatcom County with Leader Ed Swan
  • March 29, 2019Kittitas County Sage Birds, Leader Brian H. Bell
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Other Events
  • April 12, 2019Olympic Peninsula Birdfest
  • May 9, 2019WOS Annual Conference in Moses Lake
  • May 16, 2019Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
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