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Raptor Journal

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

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Journal for science, research and conservation on birds of prey and owls. Raptor Journal (formerly known as 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.

Why read

The readers can find information about all aspects of the life of raptors and owls – habitat requirements and selection, foraging ecology and diet preferences, breeding biology and nest success, postbreeding movements and migration, threats and protection, population statuses and trends etc.

Why submit

  • The journal has no article publication charges.
  • No regional limitation – journal published papers from Europe, Asia and both Americas in last years.
  • Fair and fast peer review.
  • All accepted manuscripts are published as “online first” before completing the issue.
  • All published articles are visible and accessible in full version.


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Publication timeframe:
1 time per year
Journal Subjects:
Life Sciences, Zoology