Call for Papers: Hot Birds- Birds of the African Arid Zones

Posted 29 August 2017 by NISC under Announcements & Notices • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
Call for Papers: Hot Birds- Birds of the African Arid Zones

Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology invites research papers for a special issue on the theme of Africa's arid zone birds. 

The special issue, 'Hot Birds - Birds of the African Arid Zones', will consider a wide variety of topics related to the theme. Reviews of the threats to birds of arid areas, population biology or ecology, or behavioural and physiological adaptations to hot climates will be considered, along with modelling of distributions for species considered to be climatically limited by temperature.

Dr Susan Cunningham, FitzPatrick Institute, University of Cape Town, will be the Guest Editor. 

The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2017. 

Ostrich is Africa’s leading journal of African ornithology, published since 1930. Read more about the journal, submission information and instructions for authors here.

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