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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.
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.
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Editor-in-Chief 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