The IUCN-SCC Heron Specialist Group

Journal of Heron Biology and Conservation

The Journal of Heron Biology and Conservation is a peer reviewed, on-line, open-access journal. The Journal publishes 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 IUCN-Heron Specialist Group. Please refer to the journal’s Instructions to Authors when preparing manuscripts for submission, and follow the required format.