Scopus is the journal of the Bird Committee of the East Africa Natural History Society, and has been published since 1977. Scopus publishes original material on all aspects of ornithology from the eastern African region (Sudan south to Mozambique, Rwanda and Burundi and east to the Indian Ocean islands). Scopus is published twice a year, or as a combined annual volume.


Darcy Ogada and David Pearson


Contributions comprise original papers, short communications (usually less than two pages), short notes and records, notices and letters. Original papers and short com­munications should present new information that has not been published or been submitted for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts are subject to peer review and they will be assessed by at least one member of the editorial board as well as by independent referees.

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