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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.

 Regular Registration for WOS Annual Conference Continues
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The 2019 Annual WOS Conference will be held May 9-13 in Moses Lake. If you haven’t yet registered, do it now! Regular registration ends April 18, and late registration begins the next morning. Conference webpages will be updated continuously as needed, so go here for the latest conference information. Click on this link to register: Conference Registration Link

 Washington Birds journal now available in hard copy

A new volume of WOS’s Washington Birds scholarly journal, published in November 2018, is now available in hardcopy form for $23 if bought at WOS meetings or at the conference, $30 if mailed to you. The journal is also available free for reading or downloading in .pdf form on this website: Washington Birds Volume 12

 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

 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
  • April 1, 2019 7:00 pmTracking Elusive Marsh Birds of Puget Sound with Cynthia Easterson, Puget Sound Bird Observatory
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  Field Trips
  • March 29, 2019Kittitas County Sage Birds, Leader Brian H. Bell
  • May 18, 2019Yakima County Big Day with Leader Scott Downes
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Other Events
  • March 30, 2019 7:00 pmBird Song Soiree at Eastside Audubon Society
  • April 12, 2019Olympic Peninsula Birdfest
  • May 9, 2019WOS Annual Conference in Moses Lake
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