Intern. Spechtgruppentagung 2024

11. bis 14. August 2024 in Puerto Iguazú, Argentinien

submission open // website online


We would like to inform you that the conference website for the 9th International Woodpecker Conference is now online. This conference will be held in Puerto Iguazú, Misiones province, Argentina, from 11 to 14 August 2024.


On the website you can find information about the conference, the venue, the plenary speakers, how to submit a contribution, conference proceedings, how to travel to Puerto Iguazú, birdwatching and more. Submission of an abstract for an oral presentation or a poster is now possible. Registration and payment are as yet pending as we are still working out the payment pathway, and this will be updated within the next two weeks. Early bird registration at a reduced inscription fee will be open until 10 March 2024.


Puerto Iguazú offers a wide range of lodging and eating options, multiple bird watching companies for optional pre- or post-conference excursions, as well as possibilities for independent travel. You will find information about travel opportunities and visiting the Iguazú Falls on the website.


The conference is organized by The Special Interest Group "Woodpeckers" (SIG) of the German Ornithological Society (DO-G) in conjunction with the Instituto de Biología Subtropical (IBS-UNAM-CONICET).


We look forward to welcoming you in Puerto Iguazú!


Elena Ballenthien, Kerstin Höntsch, Michael Lanz (SIG chairs), Gilberto Pasinelli and Martjan Lammertink (head of local organizing committee).