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Edited By: Paul F. Donald (Editor in Chief)

Impact Factor: 1.804

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 3/24 (Ornithology)

Online ISSN: 1474-919X


Ibis in the news

The article, Provision of supplementary food for wild birds may increase the risk of local nest predation has been featured by BBC Wildlife.

The article, Crane dances as play behaviour has been featured by BBC Wildlife.

The article, Description of a new species of Phylloscopus warbler from Vietnam and Laos was featured in The Guardian.

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The article, Seasonal movements of Gyrfalcons Falco rusticolus include extensive periods at sea, has been featured by the BBC and Physorg.com.

Understanding Bird Collisions with Man-Made ObjectsThe article, Understanding bird collisions with man-made objects: a sensory ecology approach, has been featured by The Telegraph

The article, Age-related sexual plumage dimorphism and badge framing in the European Robin Erithacus rubecula has been featured on Yahoo! News, Daily Mail

The article, Winter tourism increases stress hormone levels in the Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus has been featured by the news site Science

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The article, The provision of winter bird food by the English Environmental Stewardship scheme has been featured by the news site Farmers Weekly

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The article, The relationship between sea surface temperature and population change of Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo breeding near Disko Bay, Greenland has been featured by the following news site: PlanetEarth online

Populations of Great Cormorants in Arctic waters have grown as sea ice has retreated and the sea surface has become warmer, scientists have found. A study of sea surface temperatures and cormorant populations over half a century showed that on average the birds' numbers increased in warmer winters and decreased in relatively colder years.

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Journal Immediacy Index
With an immediacy index of 0.648, Ibis currently has the highest immediacy index in the ISI Ornithology category (based on 2007 ISI data) . The journal immediacy index metric indicates how quickly articles in a journal are cited. Read some of the latest articles published online ahead of the print issue > > >

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