Extent of manuscript
Manuscripts should not exceed 30 pages in original
papers and 10 pages in short communications and
personal notes. Extensive manuscripts should be
discussed with the editorial office in advance.
Manuscript (types of files .doc, .rtf or .txt)
should be typed as double spaced, with Times New
Roman font, size 12 pt. Scientific names should be
typed in italics
If used for the first time in the text, type it as
a full name, further as abbreviated. Other
formatting of the text is not required! Tables and
figures with legends (continuously numbered as
referred in the text) should be on separate sheets
of paper or labelled and attached in separate
files, respectively (e.g. in .xls). Titles for
tables and captions for figures should be
translated also in Slovak or Czech. All used
abbreviations must be explained for the first time
in text. When referring for more papers at the
same site, alignment is by the year and then by
the alphabet (e.g. Matoušek 1963, Karaska 1995,
Danko et al. 2002, Demko 2002, Kerestúr &
Examples of references:
article from a journal]
Krištín A. & Leisler B.
Dietary niche breadth in a local community of
passerine birds: an analysis using phylogenetic
contrasts. — Oecologia 98: 109–116.
1992: Metody zjišťování výskytu kulíška
L.). — Tichodroma 4: 43–52.
1963: Faunistický prehľad slovenského
vtáctva III. — Acta Rerum
Naturalium Musei Nationalis Slovaci
Bratislava 9: 68–139.
1979: Vtáky Slovenska 2. — Veda,
chapter from a book]
Prepelica poľná (Coturnix
). — Pp.: 227–229. In: Danko Š.,
Darolová A. & Krištín A.
Rozšírenie vtákov na Slovensku. Veda,
article from a proceedings]
1995: Vtáctvo rieky Oravy. — Pp.: 57–68.
P. & Removčíková O.
Orava a jej prírodné hodnoty. OÚ ŽP a SZOPK, Dolný
2020: Species factsheet: Cygnus
. — http://www.birdlife.org. Accessed
1 January 2020.
Manuscripts should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed.
Corresponding author will usually receive two
opinions of referees as well as editorial
statement about the manuscript improvement. After
authors' manuscript improvement and replying to
all referees suggestions, author will receive
final decision of the editorial office about
acceptance for print.
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author will receive one hard copy of volume for
free and the .pdf file as a reprint. Some extra
copies is possible to buy (members of SOS/BirdLife
Slovakia with discount price).
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