Ibis (journal)

Ibis (formerly The Ibis), subtitled the International Journal of Avian Science, is the peer-reviewed scientific journal of the British Ornithologists' Union. It was established in 1859.[1] Topics covered include ecology, conservation, behaviour, palaeontology, and taxonomy of birds. The editor-in-chief is Dominic J. McCafferty (University of Glasgow).[2] The journal is published by Wiley-Blackwell in print and online. It is available free on the internet for institutions in the developing world through the OARE scheme (Online Access to Research in the Environment).[3]

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Edited byDominic J. McCafferty
Publication details
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Ornithologists' Union (United Kingdom)
1.804 (2015)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Ibis


  • Series 1 was published from 1859 to 1864, in six volumes and 24 issues. The editor was Philip Lutley Sclater (1829–1913).[4]
  • Series 2 was published from 1865 to 1870, again in six volumes and 24 issues. Editor Alfred Newton (1829–1907).[5]
  • Series 3: 1871–1876 (six volumes, 24 issues). Editor: Osbert Salvin (1835–1898).[6][7]
  • Series 4: 1877–1882 (six volumes, 24 issues). Editors: Osbert Salvin and Philip Lutley Sclater.[8]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ The Ibis. British Ornithologists' Union. 1859.
  2. ^ "Ibis editorial board". Ibis. doi:10.1111/(ISSN)1474-919X.
  3. ^ "Ibis News". Ibis. doi:10.1111/(ISSN)1474-919X.
  4. ^ See p. ixvi for the general index of series 1 on author and title, in Internet Archive.
  5. ^ See p. ixxii for the general index of series 2.
  6. ^ See p. ixiv for the general index of series 3.
  7. ^ See complete index of series 1, 2 and 3, with index of genera and species (422 pages), and nine pages index of plates.
  8. ^ See p. ixxiv for the general index of series 4.

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