Journal of Avian Biology
|Journal of Avian Biology|
|Former name(s)||Ornis Scandinavica|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Avian Biol.|
|Edited by||Thomas Alerstam, Jan-Åke Nilsson|
|Publisher||Nordic Society Oikos|
The Journal of Avian Biology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of ornithology published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Nordic Society Oikos. The editors-in-chief are Thomas Alerstam and Jan-Åke Nilsson.
The journal publishes the following types of papers:
- Research articles are full length research papers
- Point-of-view are short papers on selected topics intended for discussion and comments on recent issues
- Research letters are short papers presenting new and exciting results.
- Reviews provide an opportunity to summarize existing knowledge within ornithological research.
- Communications are short contributions that represent biologically interesting findings within ornithology
The journal was established in 1970 as Ornis Scandinavica and appeared quarterly. It obtained its current name in 1994 and changed to bimonthly publication in 2004.
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