Special issue on avian evolution and ecology

Published 12 January, 2022

Avian evolution and ecology are both constantly evolving research topics, and the past 10 years has seen them become ever more intertwined. The rise in the interplay between the two has been sparked by novel and innovative approaches, such as the development of new DNA sequencing technologies, along with other methodological and theoretical advances.

This special issue will explore the interplay between wild bird evolution and ecology. We welcome research and review articles containing innovative ideas on this important topic.

Topics covered:

These include, but are not limited to:

  • How free-living birds have undergone adaptive changes in their interaction with environments
  • Development of new DNA sequencing technologies
  • Other methodological and theoretical advances contributing to this exciting development

Important deadlines:

  • Submissions open: 15 January 2022
  • Submissions close: 31 August 2022
  • Final decision: On average, 6 weeks following submission

Submission instructions:

Please read the Guide for Authors before submitting. All submissions should be made via the online editorial system.

Guest Editors:

Dr. Yanhua Qu

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Email: quyh@ioz.ac.cn

Dr. Lu Dong

Beijing Normal University, China. Email: donglu@bnu.edu.cn

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