About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Ornis Norvegica publishes original papers in all fields of ornithology. Geographical focus is Fennoscandia, but articles dealing with other geographical areas will be considered. Descriptive articles documenting bird biology or populations are welcome. Articles dealing with faunistical material should be analytical. Longer papers, including reviews, are published as Articles, while biologically interesting observations and notes on methodology are published as Short Communications. Ideas and views intended to encourage discussion are published as Commentary. Publication language is English. All manuscripts are peer reviewed.

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts will be reviewed by independent referees. 

Open Access Policy

The journal is available for all (Open Access), with free access to all published content.

Readers may print manuscripts under the same terms as for copying printed documents. This implies that mass copying, or making copies available for commersial purposes, is not allowed without the consent of the author(s).


This journal is indexed by The Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers.


This journal is included in the Public Knowledge Project Private LOCKSS Network (PKP PLN).


Published by The Norwegian Ornithological Society

Hosted by Bergen Open Access Publishing


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