Journal Information

Founded in 1953, AVOCETTA is regularly published since 1978. From 2017, Avocetta is an open-access, peer-reviewed, journal of ornithology publishing original research, meta-analyses, reviews and short communications in all the fields of ornithology and from all regions of the world.

As an open-access journal, AVOCETTA provides a unique opportunity to publish high-quality contents that will be internationally accessible to any reader at no cost.

We trust in open-access science: authors publishing with Avocetta retain the copyright to their work, under the Common-Creative Attribution-ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) license.

The use of this non-restrictive licence lists Avocetta among the most open ornithological journals worldwide.

Authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge for publishing.


AVOCETTA is indexed in SCOPUS, Zoological Record, BIOSIS Citation Index, Google Scholar and in the DOAJ repository of open-access journals


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A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) will be assigned to each paper or short note accepted for publishing in AVOCETTA.

The Editorial Board guarantee a fast, but rigorous, peer-review process (about 28 days). Once accepted the article will be immediately published online as an ‘early view’ paper with an assigned DOI.


ISSN: 2420-9589 (Online) ISSN: 0404-4266 (Print)