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OOS Publications

OOS Bulletin

Quarterly Scholarly Journal

Enjoy and learn from the peer-reviewed Bulletin of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society, which publishes scientific papers and noteworthy observations having to do with Oklahoma's birds. The Bulletin is issued quarterly and is sent to each member.


The Oklahoma State University Library has an online archive of past issues of the OOS Bulletin

The Scissortail

Quarterly Newsletter

Keep abreast of exciting activities through The Scissortail, published quarterly and sent to every member digitally. It contains notification of semi-annual meetings, field trips, and bird banding sessions and lists recent bird records approved by the OOS Bird Records Committee. Reviews of new bird books, general interest articles, and other information on birds also appear regularly in this newsletter.

Recent newsletters:

2024: 1,

2023: 1, 2, 3, 4

2022: 1, 2, 3, 4

2020: 1, 2, 3, 4

2019: 1, 2, 3, 4

2018: 1, 2, 3, 4

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OOS Date Guide


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This 40-page pamphlet describes the temporal as well as geographic distribution of bird species in Oklahoma. Dividing the state into 7 geographic regions, it shows which species are expected and which are rare in each region, along with the dates during which each may be found there. Color photos on front and back covers. Seventh Edition, published in 2019.

Copies can be purchased on the OOS Merchandise page​.

Field Checklists of the Birds of Oklahoma

$4.00 for packet of 10 cards, including shipping.


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Copies can be purchased on the OOS Merchandise page​.

Checklist of the Birds of Oklahoma

Members receive the Official Checklist of the Birds of Oklahoma.

Click here to view the May 2022 Sixth Edition of the checklist in PDF Format

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