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The Journal of Bird Watching and Bird Study Association of Slovenia - DOPPS Bird Life


Open Access

Original work on all fields of ornithology, without any geographical limitation, is published in Acrocephalus. However, articles covering the south-eastern European and eastern Mediterranean regions are particularly encouraged. Review articles, original articles, points-of-view, specialist and scientific comments (Editorial, Forum), short communications, short notes ('From the ornithological notebook'), diploma abstracts and book reviews (New books) are considered for publication. Contributions can be published in English or Slovene.

Aims and Scope

Why subscribe and read

  • excellent source of ornithological information from the region (SE Europe)
  • high quality, peer reviewed papers
  • appearing quarterly with up-to-date information

Why submit

  • fair, transparent and quick peer review
  • promotion of published articles through various abstracting services
  • wide exchange of the journal with the ornithological community worldwide
  • regional readership and idea exchange (SE Europe)
  • language correction for non-English speaking authors
  • various article formats are available suitable for different levels of scientific research (review articles, original articles, points-of-view, specialist and scientific comments, short communications, short notes, diploma abstracts and book reviews)

CrossCheck Plagiarism Screening System
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of CrossCheck System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. CrossCheck is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the CrossCheck System can be found at:

Type of Publication:

Instructions for Authors

Please submit your manuscripts to Acrocephalus via email to:

Acrocephalus is covered by the following services:

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • BOSTAO SPA Serials
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Celdes
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Ornithological Worldwide Literature (OWL)
  • Ornitologische Schriftenschau
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Raptor Information System
  • ReadCube
  • ResearchGate
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • Thomson Reuters - BIOSIS Previews
  • Thomson Reuters - Zoological Record
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Jurij Hanžel, DOPPS - BirdLife Slovenija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Editorial Advisory Board
dr. Bojidar Ivanov, Sofia, Bulgaria
prof. dr. Franc Janžekovič, Maribor, Slovenia
dr. Primož Kmecl, Ljubljana, Slovenia
dr. Jelena Kralj, Zagreb, Croatia
prof. dr. Lovrenc Lipej, Koper, Slovenia
dr. Gordan Lukač, Paklenica, Croatia
prof. dr. Roger H. Pain, Ljubljana, Slovenia
dr. Nikolai V. Petkov, Sofia, Bulgaria
prof. dr. Jenő J. Purger, Pécs, Hungary
dr. Peter Sackl, Graz, Austria
prof. dr. Peter Trontelj, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Marko Tucakov, Novi Sad, Serbia

Iz ornitološke beležnice / From the ornithological notebook
Dare Šere (Associate Editor), Ljubljana, Slovenia

Language Editors
Henrik Ciglič


Jurij Hanzel

DOPPS - BirdLife Slovenia
Tržaška cesta 2
SI-1000 Ljubljana
+386 1 426 58 75

Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

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