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The Ring

The Journal of Polish Zoological Society and Bird Migration Research Foundation


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    The Ring is an international journal dealing with problems of bird ringing, migration and monitoring bird numbers. The main fields of interest are original papers, review articles and methodical discussions. Information, progress reports, personal comments and short notes or news are also accepted to the informative columns of the journal. Although papers are refereed, conclusions, opinions and discussion are published on the author's responsibility. Innovative and even controversial ideas are appreciated.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    Excellent source of high quality research on bird migration; original articles on: 

    • migration strategies (long jumps vs. short jumps; stopover ecology; fattening strategy; obligatory vs. partial migration, etc.);
    • migratory patterns (breeding/wintering areas and flyways; migration dynamics and phenology, distances and migration speed, etc.);
    • populational differentiation of migrating birds (incl. mechanisms isolating different populations, morphological differentiation and morphometrics studies, etc.);
    • long-term monitoring of migratory bird populations.

    Why submit

    • transparent, comprehensive and fast peer review,
    • innovative ideas are appreciated.

    Rejection Rate

    • About 10%


    Type of Publication:

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Please submit your manuscripts to Ring via email to:

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    The Ring is covered by the following services:

    • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
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    Editorial Information

    Przemysław Busse, Bird Migration Research Foundation, Poland

    Managing/Subject Editor
    Agnieszka Ożarowska, University of Gdańsk, Poland

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Lorenzo Fornasari, University of Milano, Italy
    Wulf Gatter, Randecker Maar Bird Station, Germany
    Wojciech Kania, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
    Vladimir Payevsky, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
    Pertti Saurola, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Reuven Yosef, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

    Language Editor
    Sara Wild

    Technical Editor
    Marta Ściborska, Poland

    Przemysław Busse
    Przebendowo 3, 84-210 Choczewo
    tel/faks 58 572 23 96

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

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