Promoting the enjoyment, study, and conservation of Wisconsin's birds.

The Passenger Pigeon journal invites you to submit articles, research and otherwise, plus photos and/or artwork pertaining to birds in Wisconsin. The Pigeon, published quarterly, is WSO’s official scholarly journal. Nonetheless, anyone, professional or not, is welcome to submit material. Members of WSO receive a printed copy of each issue as it appears. If you are missing a copy, past issues... Read More   

Many of ‘our birds’ - warblers, thrushes, flycatchers, orioles, tanagers and more - are now tucked up safely on Latin American Bird Friendly® coffee farms until spring. Over 20 years ago, research by scientists at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center (SMBC) proved that traditional family farms growing shade coffee provided an agro-forestry system that helps birds, both neotropical migrants... Read More