REQUEST TO ALL CURRENT AND NEW MEMBERS: If at all possible, please join or renew your membership online at the MOS website (, even if you haven’t done so in the past. This will streamline our database maintenance and bookkeeping procedures, and make things easier for our volunteer workforce. At the website, you will be able to choose the Cecil Bird Club as your local chapter for membership registration and dues payment – and also make charitable donations to the Cecil Bird Club or to MOS. If, however, you prefer to remit your membership dues by check, please print and complete this form and mail it with your check made payable to Maryland Ornithological Society to the address below. Thank you for your assistance!


Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________

City: ___________________________ State: ___________ Zip code: ___________

Phone(s): ___________________________________________________________________________________

E-Mail Address(es): ________________________________________________________________________

Full dues include Chapter and MOS State membership, and subscriptions to Maryland Yellowthroat and Maryland Birdlife. Dues are tax-deductible; see note below.

Choose Membership category:

Chapter and State combined membership:

___Household $40

___Individual $30

___Junior (Age < 18) $10

___Sustaining $75


Affiliate (must be a full-paying member of another MOS chapter – indicate primary MOS chapter: ____________________

Affiliate $15

In addition, I have enclosed a tax-deductible contribution

____Cecil Bird Club in the amount of ______________

____Maryland Ornithological Society in the amount of ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________

Please make check payable to Maryland Ornithological Society and mail with this completed application to:

Carol S. Daugherty, MOS Treasurer
11925 Oden Court
Rockville, MD 20852

“The benefits received from Maryland Ornithological Society membership dues are not considered to be substantial, as determined by criteria in IRS Publication 526. Therefore, members can claim a tax deductible charitable contribution for the full amount of their membership dues.”