Birds — Open Access Journal
Birds (ISSN zzzz-xxxx) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of ornithology. Birds is published quarterly online by MDPI.
- Open Access Content may be downloaded, shared, and reused freely. Authors receive recognition for their contribution when the paper is reused.
- Rapid Publication: First decisions are received in 16 days, and the time from acceptance to publication is 4 days (median values for MDPI journals in 2019).
- Recognition of Reviewers: Reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal. While single-blind peer review is standard, reviewers have the option available for signed peer review, and reviewer names are published annually in the journal.