Journal of Avian Biology
© Journal of Avian Biology
Edited By: Chief Editors - Thomas Alerstam and Jan-Åke Nilsson; Managing Editor - Johan Nilsson
Impact Factor: 2.235
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/21 (Ornithology)
Online ISSN: 1600-048X
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With this Virtual Issue of Journal of Avian Biology we wish to highlight some of the many papers focusing on Seabird biology published by the Journal. The issue is especially compiled for the International Seabird Group Conference in Oxford in March 2014 and represent the diverse and complex biology of this fascinating group of birds. Journal of Avian Biology has a strong tradition of publishing papers on all aspects of seabird biology and we hope that you will find this thematic virtual issue especially interesting. All the papers are freely available for everyone to enjoy.
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Journal of Avian Biologyin the news
The article, The predictive value of trill performance in a large repertoire songbird, the nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos has been featured by The Scientist Magazine. Photo credit: Noel Reynolds
The article, Experimental evidence for an impact of anthropogenic noise on dawn chorus timing in urban birds has been featured by Audubon Magazine. Photo credit: Luis Egido
The article, Satellite telemetry reveals long-distance migration in the Asian great bustard Otis tarda dybowskii has been featured by New Scientist.
The review article, An embryo's eye view of avian eggshell pigmentation has been featured by WIRED
Can wind help explain seasonal differences in avian migration speed?
Michael U. Kemp, Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Hans Van Gasteren, Willem Bouten, E. Emiel Van Loon
Timing of spring migration in birds: long-term trends, North Atlantic Oscillation and the significance of different migration routes
Martin Stervander, Åke Lindström, Niclas Jonzén, Arne Andersson
Analysis from avian visual perspective reveals plumage colour differences among females of capuchino seedeaters (Sporophila)
Pilar Benites, Muir D. Eaton, Darío A. Lijtmaer, Stephen C. Lougheed, Pablo L. Tubaro