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Join | ECR member | Annual recurring payment


BOU annual online subscription with annual recurring payment those joining as a BOU ECR member.

We use Stripe for our recurring card subscriptions. Your card will be debited now (£15) for your current subscription and then annually on this anniversary date.

For single year payment £20 see here.

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ECR member rates
£15 pa – Direct Debit see here
£15 pa – Recurring credit card payment (this page)
£20 pa – Single credit card payment see here

Use this page to join the BOU as an existing Early-career Researcher (ECR) membership. For new memberships please see here. ECRs (students and post-docs/degree up to three years post degree or PhD) qualify for a reduced rate member and subscription to IBIS and other benefits. The Ordinary Member rate is from £40 and the ECR rate is from £15.

Those paying by recurring credit card payment receive a discount of £5. Your membership will automatically renew each year on the anniversary of this initial payment.


  • Access to IBIS online*
  • IBIS online includes all issues back to 1859!
  • Exclusive access to reduced rates to BOU conferences†
  • Exclusive access to reduced rates to EOU conferences†
  • Exclusive access to BOU Career Development Bursaries
  • Access (with other BOU members) to BOU Small Ornithological Grant scheme
  • Exclusive access to the BOU student community via our student reps
  • Exclusive access to the BOU ECR Facebook community page
  • Discount on selected BOU books
  • Discount on selected Wiley books

Only ECR members will receive the above benefits, so if you want to attend a BOU conference at a discounted rate or apply for a Career Development Bursary, you must join here first (and be a member at the time of any applications – see other conditions marked † below about qualifying for conference places).


  • *print subscription no longer available
  • † Existing ECR members enjoy the cheapest rates for our conferences.


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