Information for Contributors
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Waterbirds is an international scientific journal of the Waterbird Society. The journal is published four times a year (March, June, September and December) and specializes in the biology, abundance, ecology, management and conservation of all waterbird species living in marine, estuarine and freshwater habitats. Waterbirds welcomes submission of scientific papers and notes containing the results of original studies worldwide, unsolicited critical commentary and reviews of appropriate topics. With the modifications noted below, Waterbirds follows the conventions set out in Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors and Publishers ISBN 0-9779665-0-X.
MANUSCRIPTSManuscripts submitted for consideration should be sent to: Stephanie L. Jones
Editor of Waterbirds
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6
P.O. Box 25486 DFC
Denver, CO 80225
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Electronic submissions should be sent as a Microsoft Word file with a copy to the Associate Editor:
Email: email@example.com Books for review should be sent to the Noteworthy Publications Editor:
Ian C. T. Nisbett
150 Alder Lane
North Falmouth MA, 02556
Papers submitted to Waterbirds should not currently be submitted to, or be under consideration by, any other journal. Papers submitted should have already obtained any agency permissions needed to publish the work. They should present new and unpublished information. Normally, papers will be subject to peer review, but the Editor reserves the right to reject papers not presented in the style used by the journal or that are considered unsuitable for the journal. The Editor’s decision on submitted papers is final. Papers submitted with more than one author should have been read and approved by all of the authors before submission.
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This page should carry the title of the paper (capitalize first letter of each major word), followed by the names of all the authors (all capitals) and their addresses on separate lines. The e-mail address of the corresponding author should be included on their address line. The top left corner should contain the words “Send proof to:” followed by the name and complete postal address and email of the corresponding author.
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