Join WFO


Join WFO
Members of WFO receive four issues per year of Western Birds, regular newsletters, discounted rates for our highly acclaimed annual conferences, and the opportunity to register for WFO-sponsored tours. Your membership dues go to support the only organization working to build a vibrant community among ornithologists and birders across western North America.

Membership in WFO is by volume of Western Birds. When you join, you will receive all four issues of Western Birds in that year's volume, if the issues are available. If you would like to opt-out of receiving hard copies (and save trees), please send an email to

If you wish to make an additional donation, please visit our donation page.

We use PayPal for secure transactions.
You do not need to have a PayPal account; you may pay with your major credit or debit card on the secure PayPal web site. Look for "Use your credit card or bank account" with the credit card logos.

If you prefer to pay by check, see our mailing address below.

Category for 1 year for 2 years for 3 years
Regular (USA only) $40 $70 $100
Regular (USA Only)
Family (USA address) $45 $80 $115
Family (USA Address)
name of family member

Introductory rate for Colorado Field Ornithologists members:
$20 for the first year of WFO membership (including a subscription to Western Birds).

Gift Membership: $20 for 1 year

A WFO membership makes a wonderful gift. If you are a WFO member, we gladly process GIFT MEMBERSHIPS for others. Each recipient is encouraged to renew their own membership. Consequently, we allow just one gift from a member to the same individual. $20 is a promotional rate.

recipient email address
recipient name and address

Student (provide a copy of current student ID): $10 for 1 year

Life for individual or family: $800 payable now or in two equal annual installments.

Life membership payment options


$45 $80 $115
Mexico $20 $40 $60

Dues and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Membership dues may also be sent to:

Western Field Ornithologists
c/o Suzanne Carota
3476 Armourdale Ave
Long Beach, CA 90808

THANK YOU for your support!