Journal of Heron Biology and Conservation

The Journal of Heron Biology and Conservation is a peer reviewed, on-line, open-access journal. The Journal published papers on the herons of the world (Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae). It publishes papers on biology, including systematics, evolution, plumage, physiology, morphology, population biology, breeding biology, feeding biology, behavior, distribution, taxonomy and other biological topics. It also publishes on conservation of the herons, including status, population size and trend, conservation practice, case history of conservation action. While the Journal’s scope is international, papers at the national, regional, and even local scale are acceptable.

The journal is sponsored by HeronConservation - the Heron Specialist Group. The journal has a 13-person international board of editors. Manuscripts should be communicated to one of the editors.

The journal should be cited in the following format: Author, Year, Title, Journal of Heron Biology and Conservation Volume number:Article number. [online] URL www number/Article number, Accessed day Month year.

Current Issue. Vol. 1, 2011.

Melanistic Green Herons (Butorides virescens) in Cuba
Andrew McLachlan (Article 1)

Longevity of the Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
James A. Kushlan (Article 2)

Leucistic Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodia) in British Columbia, Canada, with comments on white and blue groups
Robert W. Butler, and Tim J. Clermont (Article 3)

Conservation of the Green Heron (Butorides virescens) on Bermuda
James A. Kushlan, David B. Wingate, and Jeremy L. Madeiros (Article 4)

Observations on species limits in the Great Egret (Ardea alba) complex
H. Douglas Pratt (Article 5)

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) in the Lower Florida Keys
Austin Hill, and M. Clay Green (Article 6)

The status of herons and their wetland habitat in southeastern Australia, 2000-2010
Max Maddock (Article 7)

Monitoring heron populations in Italy, 1972-2010
Mauro Fasola, Enrico Merli, Eleonora Boncompagni, and Anna Rampa (Article 8)

Checklist and status of herons in East Africa
Don Turner (Article 9)