ONLINE RESOURCES - a selection of links to open access information

Updated 5 April 2018

Amendments:

. GLOBAL DATABASE of ORNITHOLOGICAL INSTITUTES (BOU) - new link added 13/02/18
. EANHS BULLETIN - new link, now available on BHL - 29/01/18
. FEATHERBASE - new link added to General Info - 07/09/17
. BULLETIN OF THE BOC - from 2017 is Open Access and online only - 29/08/17

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Access to Research 'Access to Research' gives free, walk-in access to over 10 million academic articles in participating public libraries across the UK. VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY!!
 
UK Public Libraries
The library has digitised its Birds of America plates, along with Audubon's accompanying Ornithological Biography.
University of Pittsburgh
An extensive database information system about all birds of the world
BirdLife Canada
A consortium of 12 major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions organized to digitize, serve, and preserve the legacy literature of biodiversity.
 
Biodiversity Heritage Library (including Natural History Museum, London)
.. to make available Europe’s biodiversity information to everyone by improving the interoperability of European biodiversity digital libraries.
 
Biodiversity Heritage Library - Europe
"…is to assess emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems through collaborative research, and to use scientific findings to advance environmental awareness and inform decision makers
Biodiversity Research Institute (USA)
Information for each of the 580 species recorded in the wild in Britain with links to relevant survey results
British Trust for Ornithology
Search for distribution and status of any of the world’s thousands of bird species
BirdLife International
Useful links to journals : on a site hosting pages for the major N. American ornithological societies.
Ornithological Council, Washington DC
 
BOU Register of Avian Thesis Abstracts
British Ornithologists' Union
 
BRITISH-birdsongs Bird songs and bird calls - the sounds of 253 UK bird species Developed by Assisto, Odense, Denmark
 
This selection of 640 sound recordings of all kinds of wildlife from around Britain is from the Sound Archive's unrivalled natural sounds collection
 
British Library
Search across 20,000 journals for free from this site. Full text for purchase.
 
British Library
BRITISH LIBRARY - THESES ONLINE SERVICE - EThOS … aims to demonstrate the quality of UK research by making over 340,000 UK doctoral theses discoverable and openly available online….
 
British Library
The official list of bird species recorded in Great Britain
British Ornithologists' Union

De Gruyter Open

(formerly Versita) - one of the world’s leading publishers of open access scientific content.  De Gruyter publishing group
Links to open access, full text, quality controlled scientific & scholarly journals
 'an electronic page for each species of organism on Earth….' Edward O. Wilson
Natural History Museum contributes as part of BHL project
 
Featherbase An online library for bird feathers, with images and information about hundreds of bird species. Team Featherbase - multiple authours
Global Database of Ornithological Institutes - BOU Includes information on the research fields, geographical locations and taxonomic groups that ornithological research institutes around the world conduct avian research in and on. British Ornithologists' Union
IOC WORLD BIRD LIST ...provides a complete list of world bird species and their subspecies, including recently extinct ones. Updated regularly.
 
International Ornithologists' Union
An on-line audiovisual library of the world's birds that is available to the general public free of charge.
Sponsored by Lynx Edicions (HBW)
 
The world's largest and oldest scientific archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings
Cornell University : Maccaulay Library

 
New Zealand Birds Online New Zealand Birds Online is a searchable encyclopaedia of New Zealand birds. Detailed information about all 457 species of New Zealand birds, including all living, extinct, fossil, vagrant and introduced bird species.
 
Te Papa, OSNZ and DOC
Authoritative directory of academic open access repositories (including UK repositories which contain theses)
Ornithology Exchange An online community of individuals and organizations interested in ornithology, the scientific study of birds….. to advance the field of ornithology , conservation, and the workings of the professional societies devoted to these activities.
Contains research publications and other research output produced by members of the University of Oxford. Content includes copies of journal articles, conference papers, theses and other types of scholarly research publications.
 
University of Oxford
Peregrine Fund Research Library Free pdfs for 'non-commercial use' offered from journals in the collection:  follow "Research>Research library>Journals Inventory(pdf)"
 
The Peregrine Fund (USA)
Website including downloads of Annual Reports
Guidance for sea wildlife rescue. Choose EUROPE : 'Tools & Handbooks' for continuously updated manuals
etc.
Sea Alarm Foundation
Free full text of back issues of several North American ornithological journals.
University of New Mexico
Wildlife Sound Recording Society
 
Searchable Sound Library of wildlife sounds Wildlife Sound Recording Society
A community database of shared bird sounds from round the world, with accompanying species occurrence maps showing locations of recordings.
Xeno-canto Foundation

 JOURNALS

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A
Free full text : 1980, no.1 to within 2 years of current
dLib.si [Digital Library of Slovenia]
Free full text: 2009, no.140 to current.
De Gruyter
Free full text : 2002, vol.45(1) to current. Open Access
Polish Academy of Sciences
Free full text : 2001, vol.47 to 2008, vol.54. Then see 'Current Zoology'
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Adjutant - Journal of the Army Ornithological Society Free full text : 2008, vol.29 onwards Army Ornithological Society
Free full text : 1973, no.1 to 1982, no.11; and 2006, no.36 to current
SAFRING (South African Bird Ringing Unit)
Free full text : 1953, vol.1 to within 5 years of current
British Agricultural History Society
Aliens : the Invasive Species Bulletin
Free full text : 1995, issue 1 to 2013, no.33 ISSG - Invasive Species Specialist Group
Free full text of Novitates, Papers & Bulletin
American Museum of Natural History
Free full text : 2001, vol.24(1) to current
Natural Science Museum of Barcelona
Free full text: 2013, vol.1 to current
De Gruyter Open
Annales Zoologici Fennici Free full text : vols. 15 (1978)–50 (2013) free of charge to all visitors ; Vols. 51 (2014)–current, viewing only (print disabled). However, much of the content appears to be Open Access now. Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board
Free full text : 1997, vol.12 to current
GOB - Balearic Group of Ornithology and Nature Defense
Free full text : 2003, vol.1 to current (International scientific journal)
University of Budapest
Free full text: 1894, vol.1 to 2005, vol.112 (there are gaps)
Biodiversity Heritage Library / Magyar ornithologiai központ
Free full text : 1948, vol.1 to within a year of current
Arctic Institute of North America
Free full text : 1999, no.1 to 2011, no.12
Arctic Birds Breeding Conditions Survey
Free full text : 1904, vol.1 to within 5 years of current (some more recent)
Netherlands Ornithologists' Union
Free full text : 1954, vol.1(1) to within 5 years of current
Spanish Society of Ornithology (SEO)
Free full text : 1999, vol.1 to 2006, vol.8. See 'Seabird' for earlier & later years.
Seabird Group
Free full text : 1951, no.1 to current
Smithsonian Institution
Free full text of most articles from 1999 to current
Audubon
Free full text : 1884, vol.1 - 2001, vol.118
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
The Auk (open access) Free full text : 2000, vol.117(1) to within 6 months of current
American Ornithologists' Union / Allen Press (Pinnacle Platform)
Aves Free full text : 1964, vol.1 to within 2 years of current Aves - Belgian Ornithological Society
Free full text : 2005,Dec, vol.1(1) to current
Society of Canadian Ornithologists and Bird Studies Canada
Free full text : 1998, vol.1 to current
Biological Station 'Rybachy'
Avian Research Free full text : 2014, vol.5:1 (Sept) to current  [Formerly 'Chinese Birds']
Beijing Forestry University &  China Ornithological Society (BioMed Central)
Free full text : 1894 - 1922
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Avocetta Free full text : 1955-57 & 1978,vol.1 to 1996,vol.20; [1997-2009 abstracts only]; 2010, vol.34 to current  Centro Italiano Studi Ornitologici (CISO)
B
Free full text : 1999, vol.10(1) to within 12 months of current
ISBE (International Society for Behavioral Ecology)/Oxford Journals
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd          SEE '(The) Open …….'
Free full text : 1992, vol.1 to current (plus suppl. 'Avifauna of Ukraine')'
Dr. Vitaly Grishchenko
Free full text : 2004, vol.1 to current
University of Kansas
Biologia Free full text : 2006, vol.61 to within 1 year of current De Gruyter
Free full text : 2005, vol.1 to within 12 months of current (older archive only by subscription; some open content in recent issues)
The Royal Society of London
Free full text : 2004, no.5 to current
DPPVN - Society of Bird Research & Nature Conservation
Free full text : 2008, no.1 to current
Pensoft Publishers
Free full text : 1930, vol.1 to 1979, vol.50 (continued as J.Field Orn.)
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Free full text : 2003, vol.16 to current
European Bird Census
Council (EBCC)
Bird Conservation International Free full text : 1990, vol.1 to within 5 years of current BirdLife International / Cambridge Journals
Free full text : 2005, June to current
American Bird Conservancy
Free full text : 2003/04, vol.7 onwards
Institute for Bird Populations
Free full text : 1954, vol.1(1) excluding current volume plus 3 years
Taylor & Francis
Free full text : selected articles 2004 to current
American Birding Association
Birds New Zealand Free full text : 2014, no.1 (to within 3 years of current) [formerly 'Southern Bird'] Ornithological Society of New Zealand (OSNZ)
Free full text : 1990, vol 1 to current
Sociedad Antioquena de Ornitologia - SAO (Colombia)
Boda Wennol (Welsh Kite Trust newsletter) Free full text : 2009, no.21 to current Welsh Kite Trust
Free full text articles, currently for everyone to 2011
British Ecological Society (BES) Journals
Freely accessible after 2 years SEE INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Wiley Online Library / British Ecological Society
Free full text: 1892, vol.1 to within 5 years of current
Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)
Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club (current) Free full text - 2017, vol.137 to current. Open Access, online-only British Ornithologists' Club (BOC)
Free full text : 1997, vol.4 to current
Cracid Specialist Group
Free full text : 1964, vol.1 to 1978, vol.14
West African Ornithological Society
Free full text : 1981, vol.1(1) to 2001, vol.18   (then see Revista Catalana d'Ornitologia)
Revistes Catalanes amb Acces Obert (RACO)
C
Free full text : 2004, vol.40(1) to current. Also full text of digital archive 1961, vol.1 to 2003, vol.39
University of Puerto Rico
Chinese Birds - continued as'Avian Research'
Free full text : 2010, vol.1(1) to 2014, vol.4(4) (LINK BROKEN AUG'15). Continued as 'AVIAN RESEARCH'
Beijing Forestry University & China Ornithological Society
Ciconia Free full text : 1989, vol.1 to current Society for Bird Protection and Study Serbia
Citizen Science : Theory & Practice Free full text : open access, May 2016 to current Citizen Science Association
Climate Change Responses Free full text : 2014, vol.1 to current BioMed Central
Free full text : 1990, vol.1(1) to within 5 years of current
Inter-Research Science Centre, Germany
Free full text : 1899, vol.1 - 2000, vol.102
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Condor (open access) Free full text : 2000, vol.102(1) to within 6 months of current
Cooper Ornithological Society / Allen Press (Pinnacle Platform)
Free full text : 2004, vol.1 to current. This comprises original, previously unpublished observations. Each paper is a case study documenting the effectiveness of a conservation management intervention
ConservationEvidence.com (University of Cambridge - Prof W. Sutherland et al)
Conservation Letters Free full text: 2008, vol.1 to current Wiley Online Library  [for Society for Conservation Biology]
Free full text : 1997, vol.67 to current
University Library of Amsterdam
Abstracts only : 1977, vol.1 to current
Australian Bird Study Association
Contents of all & some selected full text papers : 1994, no.1 to current. Separate online index HERE
Neotropical Bird Club
Free full text : 2009, vol.55(1)  to current.   (formerly Acta Zoologica Sinica)
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
D
Free full text : 1996, vol.90(1) to within 2 years of current (?)
Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Free full text : 1979, vol.1(1) to 2000, vol.22(6) - pdfs of whole issues & some articles to download. [From 2001, contents & summaries only]
Dutch Birding Association
 
E
East Africa Natural History Society [EANHS] Bulletin Free full text : 1971, vol.1 to 1998, v.28 Biodiversity Heritage Library
Free full text : 1997, vol.1(1) to current
Resilience Alliance Publications, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Free full text : 2011, vol.1(1) to current
 Wiley Open Access / Wiley Online Library
Free full text : 2010, vol.1(1) to current
Ecological Society of America
Some free content (mostly in older issues) : 1901, vol.1(1) to current
BirdLife Australia / CSIRO
Free full text : 2000, vol.25(1-2) to current U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Free full text : 2004/05, vol.1 to 2010, vol.12
Inter-Research Science Center, Germany
Endangered Wildlife Trust Newsletter (EWTalk) Free full text : 2006 to current Endangered Wildlife Trust
Essex Naturalist (& other publications) Free full text : 1887, vol.1 to 2004, (new series) vol.21 [Click on 'Contents'] Essex Field Club
European Journal of Ecology Free full text : 2015, vol. 1 to current De Gruyter Open
Free full text : 2008, vol.1(1) to current
Wiley Online Library
 
F
FACETS (multidisciplinary open access science journal)
Free full text: April 2016 onwards
Canadian Science Publishing
Free full text : 1994, issue 1 to current
Middle East Falcon Research Group
Free full text : 1959, vol.1(1) to 2003, vol.10(4), when ceased publication
Field Studies Council
Free full text : 2003, no.22 to current
RSPB
Free full text : 2002, vol.51 to within 1 year of current
Inst of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences Czech Republic
  Free full text : 1986, no.1 to within 3 years of current
Free full text : 2004, vol.1 to current
BioMed Central
Free full text : 1997, vol.11(1) to within 2 years of current
Wiley Online Library/ British Ecological Society
 
G
Free full text : 1996, no.8; then 2009, no.9 to current
Wetlands International Goose Specialist Group
Free full text : 1922, vol.2(4) to 1977, vol.59(6)
Biodiversity Heritage Library
H

Hong Kong Bird Report
Free full text : 1958 - 2011 (currently)
Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Free full text : 2003, vol.18 to current
Aves Argentinas/Asociación Ornitológica del Plata (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Free full text of selected papers : 2000, vol.1(1) to current
CIPAMEX (BirdLife Mexico)
I
Free full text : 1859, vol.1 to 1922, ser.11 vol, 1
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Free full text : 1974, vol.1 to within 1 year of current   ['The Brogla Bugle' to 1982(2)]
International Crane Foundation
Free full text : 1996, vol.53(1) to within 12 months of current
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Free full text : 2005, vol.1(1) to current (some whole issues, some selected papers). Online only from vol.13
New Ornis Foundation
Free full text : 2009 to current
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Free full text : 2009, vol.2009 to current
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Free full text : 2009, vol.1 to current
The World Pheasant Association
Free full text : 2005, vol.30 to current
Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Zielona Góra
Free full text : 1986, no.1 to 2002, no.12 [Bulletin of the International Wader Study Group]
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin SEE Otter…
 
J
Free full text: 1915, vol.1 to within 2 years of current. Japanese with English summaries
Ornithological Society of Japan / JSTAGE
Free full text : 1998, vol.67(1) to within 2 years of current
Wiley Online Library / British Ecological Society
Free full text : 1998, vol.35(1) to within 2 years of current
Wiley Online Library / British Ecological Society
Free full text : 1979, vol.1 to current
Indian Academy of Sciences
Free full text : 1998, vol.86(1) to within 2 years of current
Wiley Online Library / British Ecological Society
Free full text : 2009, vol.1(1) to current
Academic Journals
Free full text : 1988, vol.1(1) to within 2 years of current
Wiley Online Library
Free full text 1930 - 1999 (entitled Bird Banding 1930-1979)
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Free full text : 1967, vol.1(1) to 2005, vol.39
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (1) Free full text : 1886, vol.1 to 1938/39, vol.40
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (2)
Free full text of main articles: 2014, vol.111 to ??
Bombay Natural History Society
Free full text : 2009, vol.1(1) to current
Wildlife Information Liaison Development Society
Free full text : 2008, vol.1 to current
Wetland Friends of Nepal (WFN) / Open Journal Systems
Free full text : 1965, vol.1(1) to within 18 months of current
Wildlife Disease Association
 
K
Kenya Birds Free full text : 1992, vol.1(2) to 2008, vol.12(1-2) [gaps] Biodiversity Heritage Library
The Kingbird Free full text : 1950, vol.1 to 2012, vol.62 (more will be added) New York State Ornithological Association (NYSOA)
Free full text : 1958, vol.1 to current
OpenJournals Publishing (supported by South African National Parks)
 
L
Free full text : 2000, no.23 to current
RSPB
Limosa Free full text: 1932  to within 6 years of current (though some free access in more recent volumes) Dutch Ornithological  Union (NOU)
Free full text : 2008, winter to current
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
 
M
Free full text : 1979, vol.1(1) to within 5 years of current
West African Ornithological Society
Free full text : 1988, vol.16 to current
Pacific Seabird Group

Management of Biological Invasions

Free full text : 2010, vol.1 to current. An open access, peer-reviewed international journal focusing on applied research on alien species and biological invasions in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems from around the world

Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre - REABIC

Free full text : 2000, no.17 to current
University of Alicante
Movement Ecology Free full text : 2013, vol.1 to current BioMed Central
 
N

NeoBiota

Free full text : 2011, vol.9 to current. A peer-reviewed, open-access, rapid online journal launched to accelerate research on alien species and biological invasions. The journal NeoBiota is a continuation of the former NEOBIOTA publication series; for volumes 1-8 see www.oekosys.tu-berlin.de/menue/neobiota

Pensoft

Free full text : 2011, vol.1, June to current. An open access, peer-reviewed online journal that considers scientific articles in all different areas of network biology.
International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
New Scientist Free full text : 1956 to 1989 Google Books
New Zealand Natural Sciences Journal Free full text : 1973, vol.1 to current University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
Free full text : 1976, vol.1 - 2005, vol.30
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Free full text : 1973, vol.27 to 2007, vol.61 [formerly American Birds and Nat Audubon Soc Field Notes]
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Nos Oiseaux Free full text : 1913, no.1 to current [Under 'Notre revue', use search facility: 'Recherche dans nos anciens numéros'. Downloads whole volumes] Nos Oiseaux
Free full text : 1943, vol.1(1) to within 1 year of current
Ornithological Society of New Zealand (OSNZ)
Free full text : open access : 1894, vol.1 to 1940/48, vol.42
Biodiversity Heritage Library
O
Free full text : 2007, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2011, Sept to current
The Royal Society of London
Free full text : 2008, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2007, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2008, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2007, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2008, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2008, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2009, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 2008, vol.1 to current
Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Free full text : 1924, vol.1 to current (use 'Search Content' from the menu)
BirdLife Finland
Free full text : 1991, vol.1 to current
BirdLife Hungary
Ornis Hungarica (2) Free full text : 2012, vol. 20 to current De Gruyter Open
Ornis Polonica Free full text : 2011 to within one year of current Ornis Polonica
Ornis Norvegica Free full text : 2004, vol.27 to current Norsk Ornitologisk Forening (NOF)
Free full text : 1991, vol.1 to within 1 year of current (use Search box [Sök här] for full issue, or articles)
Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening
Free full text : 1964, no.3 to 2005, no.57
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Free full text :1997, no.20 to current
OSNA - Ornithological Societies of North America
Free full text : 2002, vol.1 to within 12 months of current
Ornithological Society of Japan
Ornithologischer Anzeiger (including former title 'Anzeiger der ornithologischen Gesellschaft Bayerns') Free full text: 1919, vol.1 to current (recent vols have limited access) Ornithologische Gesellschaft in Bayern e.V. / ZOBODAT
Free full text : 2003, no.1 to current
Asociación Colombiana de Ornitología
Free full text : 1986, vol.1 to current (v.12 to v.15 incomplete)
IUCN Otter Specialist Group
 
P
Free full text : 1900 to 1974
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Free full text : 1974, vol.1(2) to current
Pacific Seabird Group
Free full text : 1939, vol.1 to within approx 2 years of current
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Free full text : 1665, vol.1 to 1941; and 2001 to within 12 months of current
The Royal Society of London
Free full text : 2003, vol.1 to current
Public Library of Science
Free full text : 2006, vol.1 to current
WESCA / Bird Conservation Society of Iran
Free full text : 1915, vol.1 to within 6 months of current
National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Free full text : 1880, vol.1 to 1941; and 2001 to within 12 months of current
The Royal Society of London
Free full text : 1833 - 1923 & expanding (incomplete)
Biodiversity Heritage Library
 Free full text : 2010, no.1 to current
 West-Pomeranian Nature Society (Poland)
Q
 
R
Free full text : 1928, vol.1 to current    (formerly Bulletin of the Raffles Museum)
Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research
Raptor Research  SEE Journal of Raptor Research
Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
 
Open access journal : 2014 - Wiley Online Library
Free full text of most articles : 1990, vol.1 to current. (vols.1-13(1) entitled 'Ararajuba')
Sociedade Brasileira de Ornitologia
Free full text : 2002, no.19 to current.   (Catalan Journal of Ornithology)
Catalan Ornithological Institute
Revue Francaise d'Ornithologie Free full text : 1909, v.1 to 1922, v.7 Biodiversity Heritage Library
Free full text : 2000, vol.22 to current
[also online with De Gruyter Open ]
Polish Zoological Society / Gdansk University
Free full text : 1975, vol.1(1) to within current year plus 2 years
Taylor & Francis
Royal Society …see 'Philosophical Trans…..' & 'Proceedings…..' & 'Biology Letters'
 
S
SAFRING News SEE AFRING News
Free full text : 2004, issue 33 to current
Ministry of Defence (& National Archives)
Sandgrouse Free full text : 1980, no.1 to 2010, vol.32 + supplements 1,2 & 3 Biodiversity Heritage Library/Ornithological Society of the Middle East
Science Advances Free full text : 2015, vol.1 to current
AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science
Scopus Free full text : 1977, vol.1 to (almost) current Biodiversity Heritage Library

Scopus
Free full text : 2008, vol.28 to current
East Africa Natural History Society
Scottish Bird News Free full text: 1986, no.1 to 2008, no.86 Biodiversity Heritage Library
Scottish Bird Report (1) Free online access to the Report from pre-1900. Search by species & recording area Scottish Ornithologists' Club - SOC
Scottish Bird Report (2) Free full text: 1978 to 2001 Biodiversity Heritage Library
Scottish Birds (1) Free full text : 1958, vol.1 to 2011, vol.31 + indexes Scottish Ornithologists' Club - SOC
Scottish Birds (2) Free full text : 1958, vol.1 to 2014, vol.34 Biodiversity Heritage Library
Free full text : 1969, no.1 - 1998, no.20 ; and 2008, no.21 to current (see 'Atlantic Seabird's for years between)
Seabird Group
Sea Swallow Free full text : 1947, no.1 to within 12  months of current Royal Naval Bird Watching Society
Free full text : 2007, vol.1 to current
De Gruyter Open
Free full text : 1969, no 1 to current. Reports on the scientific, technical, and historical research conducted by Smithsonian staff and their professional colleagues
Smithsonian Institution
Southern Bird SEE Birds New Zealand
Free full text : 2000, no.1 - 2013
[now 'Birds New Zealand']
Ornithological Society of New Zealand (OSNZ)
Bird population information to 2000 (online version of Chris's book)
BirdCare
Free full text : 1981, no.1 to current   (Whole issues as pdfs)
AWSG - Australasian Wader Studies Group
Free full text : 1978, no.1 to 2008, no.37
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Suffolk Natural History (Transactions of the Suffolk Naturalists' Society) Free full text : 1929/31, vol.1 to 2015, vol.51    [including Bird Reports to 1978] Suffolk Naturalists' Society
 
T
Free full text : 2006, no.1 to current
AWSG - Australasian Wader Studies Group
U
Free full text : 2003 to current
Center for Urban Restoration Ecology (CURE)
V
 

Vulture News

Free full text : currently 2014 on,
but intent is to go back to vol.1, 1979

IUCN Vulture Specialist Group

W
Free full text : 1970, vol.1 to 2004, vol.105
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
Free full text of most papers : 2005, vol.107 to within 2 volumes of current
International Wader Study Group
Full text : 1997, vol.52 to within 3 years + current year
 Wiley Online Library
Free full text : 2000, vol.1 to current (online only)
European Ecological Federation / Oikos Editorial Office
Free fulll text : 2007, no 1 to current
Hunter Bird Observers Club, Australia (The Hunter Region of New South Wales)
 Wildfowl Free full text : 1948, no.1 to current Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)
Free full text : 2005, vol.1 to current
Portugese Wildlife Society (editors)
Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales - reports Free full text of & publications & reports from Skomer, Skokholm etc, 2010 onwards The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales
Free full text : 1889, vol.1 to 1999, vol.111
SORA (Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
 
X
 
Y
Free full text : 1952, vol.1 to 2002/03, vol.34 (in Japanese); 2003/04, vol.35 to within 3 years of current (mostly Japanese + summaries, some all in English)
Yamashina Institute for Ornithology
 
Z
Free full text : 2010, vol.1(1) to current. An occasional publication reporting on investigations into the bibliography of zoology chiefly relating to the dating of publications and to authorship.
Aves Press Limited
Free full text : 1843, ser.1,vol.8 to 1916, ser.4, vol.20
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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