Journal of Ornithology

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Journal of Ornithology  
J of Ornithologie 1853.jpg
Title page of the first issue, 1853
Discipline Ornithology
Language English
Edited by Franz Bairlein
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal für Ornithologie
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
Standard abbreviations
J. Ornithol.
ISSN 0021-8375 (print)
1439-0361 (web)
LCCN 2005252102
OCLC no. 754654105
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The Journal of Ornithology (formerly Journal für Ornithologie) is a scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft. It was founded by Jean Cabanis in 1853, becoming the official journal of the Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft in 1854.

The first issue was produced in January 1853 and Cabanis noted that although there were specialist journals in entomology and conchology that there was nothing to deal with ornithology in Germany. Among the first essays published in the journal was an essay by Reichenbach on the concept of species.[1]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 1.632.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Bezzel, Einhard (1988). "125 Bände Journal für Ornithologie". J. Ornithol. Special volume: 43–54.
  2. ^ "Journal of Ornithology". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

External links

  • Official website
  • Pre-1923 scanned issues

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