The Ornithological Council is a consortium of 11 ornithological societies. The societies provide support for the Ornithological Council.
- American Ornithological Society
- Association of Field Ornithologists
- Birds Caribbean
- CIPAMEX: Sociedad para el Estudio y Conservación de las Aves en México
- Neotropical Ornithological Society
- North American Crane Working Group
- Pacific Seabird Group
- Raptor Research Foundation
- Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada
- Waterbird Society
- Wilson Ornithological Society
The Ornithological Council encourages all BIRDNET visitors to support ornithology and the efforts of the OC by becoming a member of one or more of these societies or by renewing memberships.
Four of the societies (AOS, AFO, RRF, and WOS) manage memberships through a joint membership service called Ornithological Societies of North America (OSNA). To join one of the OSNA societies or to renew your membership, simply click on the OSNA link. To join any of the other OC member organizations, click on the society’s website link, above.