AvIAn Encounters – A Few Iowa Owl Sightings

From the Photo Files of the Iowa Ornithologists’ Union, these owl sighting photographs are part of a large collection of bird sighting records for the state of Iowa contributed by IOU members. Selections from the IOU Photo Files will appear as the profile pictures for many of the bird species included in the Avian Archives of Iowa Online….

AvIAn Encounters – The Iowa Ornithologists’ Union Collection

The Iowa Ornithologists’ Union (IOU), founded in 1923, is an organization dedicated to promoting the study and enjoyment of birds in Iowa. Made up of both professional ornithologists and amateur birders, the IOU unites people under their common interests of bird identification, study, and protection. The IOU also serves as a repository for Iowa bird…

DSI welcomes new AvIAn team members!

A Welcome to Erin Anderson, our new AvIAn Project Coordinator, and Peter Sutton, our new AvIAn Metadata Associate. Erin and Peter joined the Digital Initiatives team in June to work on the Avian Archives of Iowa Online, a digitization project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation….