Benefits of Membership

Personal subscription to The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, in print and electronic form, or electronic only

Eligibility to apply for WOS Research Grants

Eligibility to become elected as a member of Council or as an Officer

Discounted annual meeting registration fees for Student members

Borrowing privileges from the Josselyn Van Tyne Library

Your membership also supports partner organizations that WOS supports

Categories & Dues
  • Student ($20)
  • Active ($40)
  • Family ($50; multiple members, one copy of the journal)
  • Sustaining ($100)
  • Life ($1000; may be paid in four consecutive annual installments of $250)

All memberships are for a calendar year. Payments received after 1 October will begin membership the following year.

To begin or renew a membership, please visit the Membership Portal for the WOS and three other North American ornithological societies.

You may direct questions to the Membership Chair, Peter Saenger <>