A synthesis of two ornithological societies

This project began in November, 2013. There was a long initial period of discussion with a committee regarding mission, method, content organization and overall design. Wanting open source with substantial capacity for growth It was decided that development proceed on the Drupal 7 platform. The site is hosted at


BAck page mock up

We were fortunate to receive hundreds of beautiful, carefully curated ornithological photos taken by scientists working in the field. There was an emphasis on design simplicity, allowing content and images to “pop.” The template was built from scratch from the Photoshop design, both by Site Shack.