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Raptor Journal

Formerly known as Slovak Raptor Journal (2007 – 2018) The Journal of Raptor Protection of Slovakia

Journal for science, research and conservation on birds of prey and owls. Slovak Raptor Journal is issued generally annually and publishes original papers, reviews, short notes and other articles focusing on birds of prey and owls. All articles are published in English.

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Please submit your manuscripts to Slovak Raptor Journal via email to: balaz@dravce.sk, srj@dravce.sk

Michal BALÁŽ, Catholic University in Ružomberok, Ružomberok, Slovakia

Managing Editor
Benjamín JARČUŠKA, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Zvolen, Slovakia

Editorial Advisory Board
Samuel PAČENOVSKÝ, State Nature Conservancy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Ján OBUCH, Comenius University in Bratislava, Blatnica, Slovakia
Jozef CHAVKO, Raptor Protection of Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia

Ugis BERGMANIS, Latvian State Forests, Riga, Latvia
Szilárd DARÓCZI, Milvus Group – Bird and Nature Protection Association, Targu Mures, Romania
Lucia DEUTSCHOVÁ, Raptor Protection of Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia
Sergey DOMASHEVSKY, Ukrainian Birds of Prey Research Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
Valery DOMBROVSKI, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus
Miroslav DRAVECKÝ, Eastern-Slovak Museum in Košice, Košice, Slovakia
Stanislav HARVANČÍK, State Nature Conservancy, Nitra, Slovakia
Márton HORVÁTH, MME BirdLife Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
Marek KOUBA, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Jan LONTKOWSKI, University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
Boris MADERIČ, Raptor Protection of Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bernd-Ulrich MEYBURG, World Working Group of Birds of Prey, Berlin, Germany
Miroslav POLÁČEK, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Austria
Remo PROBST, BirdLife Austria, Vienna, Austria
Mátyás PROMMER, MME BirdLife Hungary , Budapest, Hungary
Libor SCHRÖPFER, Holýšov, Czech Republic
Roman SLOBODNÍK, Raptor Protection of Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia
Stefan WEGLEITNER, Wien, Austria

Language Editor
David Lee McLEAN, Prešov, Slovakia

Technical Editor
Benjamín JARČUŠKA, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Zvolen, Slovakia

Raptor Protection of Slovakia (RPS)
Ochrana dravcov na Slovensku
Trhová 54
SK–841 01 Bratislava , Slovakia
Phone: +421 911 882626
Miss Lucia Deutschová, RPS executive director
E-mail: deutschova@dravce.sk;

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