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Ornithology

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Ornithology (from the Greek ornitha = chicken and logos = word/science) is the branch of biology concerned with the scientific study of birds. It includes observations on the structure and classification of birds, and on their habits, song and flight.

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Regional associations and societies

Europe

United Kingdom

National associations and societies

Asia

India

  • Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) Located near Coimbatore.
  • Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta. The government department meant to document and study the fauna of India.

Japan

Europe

Estonia

Ireland

Lithuania

Slovenia

  • Society for Observation and Study of Birds of Slovenia (Društvo za opazovanje in proučevanje ptic Slovenije) (DOPPS)

United Kingdom

North America

Canada

USA

Oceania

New Zealand

Publications and magazines

  • Acrocephalus, DOPPS (Slovenia)
  • Ardeola, Sociedad Española de Ornitología (Spain) - [7] (http://www.ardeola.org/)
  • Audubon Magazine (USA) - [8] (http://magazine.audubon.org/)
  • The Auk, American Ornithologists' Union (USA) - Post-1999 volumes [9] (http://www.aou.org/auk/index.php3); complete volumes 1-116 (1884-1999) as free DjVu and PDF files at SORA [10] (http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Auk/index.php)
  • BirdingASIA (formerly OBC Bulletin), Oriental Bird Club - [11] (http://orientalbirdclub.org/publications/birdingasia/index.html), OBC Bulletin [12] (http://orientalbirdclub.org/publications/bulletin/index.html)
  • Bird Study (UK) - [13] (http://www.bto.org/membership/birdstudy.htm)
  • British Birds (UK)
  • Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club (UK) - [14] (http://www.boc-online.org/bulletin.htm)
  • The Condor, Cooper Ornithological Society (USA) - Post-2000 volumes [15] (http://www.cooper.org/); complete volumes 1-102 (1899-2000) as free DjVu and PDF files at SORA [16] (http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Condor/index.php)
  • 'Elepaio, Hawaii Audubon Society (USA) - Free full-text access to last 2 volumes [17] (http://www.hawaiiaudubon.com/newsletter.html)
  • The Emu, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (Australia) - [18] (http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/96.htm)
  • Forktail, Oriental Bird Club - [19] (http://orientalbirdclub.org/publications/forktail/index.html)
  • Hirundo (Estonia) - [20] (http://www.loodus.ee/hirundo/)
  • Ibis, British Ornithologists Union (UK) - [21] (http://www.bou.org.uk/pubibis.html)
  • Irish Birds (Ireland)
  • The Journal of Field Ornithology, Association of Field Ornithologists (USA) - Complete volumes 51-70 (1980-1999) and precedessor publication Bird-Banding as free DjVu and PDF files at SORA [22] (http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/JFO/index.php)
  • Japanese Journal of Ornithology (Japan) - [23] (http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/osj/english/activities/journal/contents%26abstracts.e.html)
  • Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology (Japan) - [24] (http://www.yamashina.or.jp/kankobutu/yamashina_mokuji_e.html)
  • Kukila (Bulletin of the Indonesian Ornithological Society) - [25] (http://www.pili.or.id/kukila/index.htm)
  • Marine Ornithology - Free full-text access to volumes 16 and later (1988-present) [26] (http://www.marineornithology.org/)
  • Ostrich (South Africa)
  • Ornithos (France) - [27] (http://www.lpo.fr/ornithos/)
  • Revista Ornitología Colombiana, ACO (Colombia) - Free full-text access [28] (http://www.ornitologiacolombiana.org/)
  • Te Manu, Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie - Free back issues [29] (http://www.manu.pf/Temanu.html)
  • The Wilson Bulletin, Wilson Ornithological Society (USA) - Complete volumes 1-111 (1889-1999) as free DjVu and PDF files at SORA [30] (http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Wilson/index.php)

People

See List of famous ornithologists

See Also

Other Meanings

External link

es:Ornitología fr:Ornithologie fy:Ornitology it:Ornitologia lt:Ornitologija nl:Ornithologie pl:Ornitologia pt:Ornitologia sl:Ornitologija

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