European Ornithologists' Union

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Welcome to the European Ornithologists’ Union

The objectives of the EOU are the advancement of ornithology and the promotion of the scientific study of birds within Europe. To this end, the EOU holds conferences at different places in Europe, promotes communication between European ornithologists  and engages in other activities designed to advance ornithology in Europe. Any person seriously interested in the study of birds in Europe is welcome to join. Membership is free.

Our Next Conference

Aug 18-22 2017

Turku 2017

EOU News

European-wide meeting of Young Ornithologists

From 4-6th of November 2016, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences staged the first Fledgelings meeting in Vienna, Austria. Together and with financial aid by the German Ornithological Society ( and the North Rhine Westphalian...

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Call for Symposia proposals, Turku

Call for Symposia proposals We invite you to submit symposia proposals for the 11th Conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union, to be held in Turku, Finland, 18 – 22 August 2017. The EOU conference offers a unique opportunity for presenting your research to a...

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EOU Fledglings on Facebook

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EOU Links

Links to websites of interest