Special Issue: Ornithology of New Guinea and the Indo-Pacific Islands
Emu - Austral Ornithology
Emu – Austral Ornithology is the premier journal for ornithological research and reviews related to the Southern Hemisphere and adjacent tropics. The journal has a long and proud tradition of publishing articles on many aspects of the biology of birds, particularly their conservation and management. Emu is for professional ornithologists, research scientists, resource managers, students and amateurs interested in any aspect of the biology and management of birds. Emu – Austral Ornithology is published on behalf of BirdLife Australia.
New Guinea and the Pacific Islands: One of the world’s major natural laboratories for the study of evolution and ecology
This special issue of Emu – Austral Ornithology reaffirms that the tradition of ornithological research in New Guinea and the Pacific Ocean thrives and can help address critical regional issues in conservation and ecological management.
Some of the central topics covered by the articles in this issue include: Faunistics, systematics and biogeography, Community ecology, The region’s iconic birds, Colonisation ecology, Research centres and conservation, and Indigenous ornithologists of New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.
Volume 119, 2019 - Issue 3
Guest Editor: Leo Joseph
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We dedicate this issue to the late Paul Igag
One of Papua New Guinea’s finest ornithologists and that country’s first university-qualified researcher. The special issue includes a paper on the conservation biology of three large parrot species (Igag et al. 2019) derived from his Masters thesis at Australian National University, the paper here assembled for publication by his supervisory team of Andrew Mack, Robert Heinsohn and Sarah Legge.